workers compensation

9th May, '16

What if I am a 1099 Contractor and I get injured?

2016-05-09T21:53:21-07:00 May 9th, 2016|Blog, Workers' Compensation, Workman's Comp|

Many people go to work with the assumption that workers compensation will be there for them if they become injured. But what if you are an independent contractor rather than a permanent employee? In most cases, true independent contractors are not able to qualify for workers compensation. However, if you are a 1099 contractor and [...]

2nd May, '16

Is it Beneficial to File for Both WC and Short Term and/or Long Term Disability Benefits?

2016-05-02T21:50:00-07:00 May 2nd, 2016|Blog, Long Term Disability|

The best social security disability lawyers discuss all of the options with their clients, which is why the issue of workers compensation and disability benefits is a common subject that comes up when people are seeking legal advice about workplace injuries. Disability benefits can come from private coverage as well as through government employment. Employees [...]

21st Mar, '16

Can I Receive Social Security And WC Benefits At The Same Time?

2016-03-21T16:47:14-07:00 March 21st, 2016|Blog, Social Security, Workers' Compensation|

If you are receiving workers compensation benefits, can you receive social security benefits, too? This is a question that is quite common from people seeking legal advice about workers compensation situations. The basic answer is yes, one can receive both workers compensation and social security benefits, if one qualifies for each program. Social security benefits [...]

25th Jan, '16

Three Things To Look For In A Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

2016-01-25T16:30:53-07:00 January 25th, 2016|Blog, Workers' Compensation|

If you've suffered a work-related injury or illness, it's normally wise to seek legal advice and to hire an attorney to handle your workers' compensation claim. Workers' compensation law is highly complex and specialized, so obtaining legal advice from a specialist in workers' compensation lawyer is an important step to assuring that you are protected. Here [...]

11th Jan, '16

Injured Workers Suffer As ‘Reforms’ Limit Workers’ Compensation Benefits

2016-01-11T14:15:26-07:00 January 11th, 2016|Blog, Workers' Compensation|

An investigation into workers compensation conducted by a partnership between Howard Berkes of NPR News Investigation and Michael Grabell of ProPublica, has helped to bring to light a worrying trend regarding workers compensation across the U.S. Many workers may now find that they require legal help from a workers' compensation lawyer in order to protect their families [...]