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Does an Employer Need to Resume Benefits After I Leave Work Again?

By | Bighorn Has Your Back, Workers' Compensation

Q: I collected Workers’ Compensation benefits for several months, then tried to go back to work. After a week I had to leave work due to my injury; I notified the insurance company. Do they have to resume my benefits? Workers’ compensation in Las Vegas may seem straightforward, but once you find yourself needing compensation, things can get a bit…

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How to Get a Fair Amount from Your Workers’ Compensation Settlement

By | Workers' Compensation

If you’ve been injured at work and your employer’s insurance company offers you a workers’ compensation settlement, don’t just take what you can get because you’re afraid you might not get a better deal. Here’s how you can make sure you’re getting a fair amount in relation to the extent of your injuries. The Advantages of Accepting a Settlement Sometimes…

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Workplace Injury - When You Can Sue Outside of Workers' Compensation

Workplace Injury: When You Can Sue Outside of Workers’ Compensation

By | Personal Injury Blog, Workers' Compensation

Workplace injuries happen to the best of us, and they can range to a minor cut or scrape that might not even require stitches to the kind of life-changing injury that could result in permanent disability. For the most part, an employee’s only recourse in such a situation is to make a claim against their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance, but…

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Is it Possible to Find a Free Workers' Compensation Lawyer?

Is it Possible to Find a Free Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

By | Workers' Compensation

Unlike many other types of lawyers, attorneys who handle workers’ compensation issues are unlikely to work for you free of charge. Additionally, low-income legal aid organizations habitually don’t handle cases related to workers’ comp because of how specialized an area that disability and employment law can be. However, just because it’s difficult to find a workers’ compensation lawyer that will…

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Will I get Paid for Permanent Scars through Workers’ Compensation?

By | Personal Injury Blog, Workers' Compensation

Sometimes a workplace accident doesn’t just lead to the kinds of injuries that can reduce your physical ability or result in diminished work capacity. In many cases an incident might not cause much in the way of permanent damage, but instead results in permanent scarring instead. In many states, workers can gain access to benefits from workers’ compensation programs in…

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