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Avoid These Common Myths About Workers’ Compensation to Maximize Your Benefits

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 2:20pm

Dealing with a work-related injury can be incredibly stressful, especially if you are planning to file a workers’ compensation claim. If you are not familiar with workers’ compensation, navigating the process can be confusing and overwhelming. To maximize your potential benefits, be sure to avoid these common pitfalls and myths regarding workers’ compensation. Myth 1: […]

Are Employees Able to Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits from Covid-19?

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 12:15pm

Covid 19 Workers' Compensation

The Covid-19 pandemic has created an exceedingly difficult situation for policymakers regarding whether or not infected employees are able to receive workers’ compensation benefits, which could include medical treatment, lost wages, and in severe instances, death benefits. Each state has its own unique policies that vary depending on industry standards and requirements, including the worker’s […]

How Much Time After an Injury Can You File for Workers’ Compensation in Ohio?

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 4:47pm

The time after a work-related injury, or statute of limitations, varies from state to state. Sometimes, employers inaccurately tell injured employees that since they did not report their injury when it occurred, they cannot file for a claim. Some states require employees to notify their employer of an injury with a specific time frame, like […]

Important Information Regarding the Zantac Recall

Monday, March 23, 2020 at 12:07pm

If you’re not aware of the Zantac recall and class action lawsuit, the FDA found that this over-the-counter medication (along with other acid-reducing meds) contains a high amount of a cancer-causing impurity. The medication within Zantac containing the cancer-causing impurity is called Ranitidine, and according to the FDA, there is 26,000 times more of the […]

What You Need to Know Regarding Nursing Home Injuries & Abuse

Monday, February 3, 2020 at 12:09pm

Nursing home injuries are defined as any type of physical harm that occurs to an elderly person while they’re residents at a long-term care facility. Nursing home residents are obviously more prone to injury risk, especially due to falls. Families place loved ones in nursing homes, so they get the around the clock care they […]

Who is Liable for Personal Injuries from Slipping on Ice?

Friday, December 20, 2019 at 3:12pm

Winter weather not only brings treacherous driving conditions to the roads, but also to parking lots, sidewalks and walkways. Ice (especially black ice) creates potential hazards in otherwise safe environments. The important question is – If you happen to slip and fall on ice and sustain an injury, is someone liable for recovery costs? Seeing […]

Who is at Fault for a Weather-Related Accident?

Monday, December 2, 2019 at 2:08pm

Vehicle accidents happen every day, and usually it’s evident which driver is at fault. It’s important to know who’s at fault because it gives injured parties the ability to receive any compensation they deserve. But what happens when an accident occurs due to inclement weather conditions? Identifying the driver at fault in these situations can […]

Top 5 Reasons Social Security Disability Is Denied

Monday, November 11, 2019 at 4:52pm

Millions of social security disability applications are sent in each year. Do you know that only about 30% of those applications are approved upon the initial request? Why are so many people denied social security disability on their first attempt? Let’s take a look at 5 of the most common reasons for denial. A Lack […]

Injuries Typically Covered by Workers’ Compensation

Friday, September 27, 2019 at 1:21pm

In simplistic terms, workers’ compensation was created to financially protect employees who suffer injuries on the job, including those that cause the employee to miss work because of those injuries. These types of injuries vary quite a bit due to the nature of the work, where the employee is working, and even weather conditions. Here […]

The Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice

Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 12:30pm

Medical malpractice happens when a medical facility or health care professional causes an injury to a patient through either negligence or omission. This could be due to errors in diagnosis, treatment during or after a procedure or overall health management. We’re going to take a look at what is needed to prove medical malpractice and […]