How Long Does Workers' Comp Last?
How Long Does Workers’ Comp Last?

Many employees rely on workers’ comp to provide them with assistance in the event they are hurt at work. While some injuries are relatively simple with no long-term side effects, others take years to recover from (if at all).

So how can you be sure that you will receive workers’ comp benefits long enough to fully recover from your injuries? How long does workers’ comp last?

At BDT Law Firm, it’s important to us that all injured workers are given accurate information regarding their workers’ compensation claim so they can make educated decisions.

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Why Was My Workers’ Comp Claim Denied? (10 Reasons)

You got hurt at work and the doctor told you to stay home so you could recover. Time to sit back and let those workers’ comp checks come in!

In some cases, this is exactly how workers’ compensation works. But for some, their case ends in a workers’ compensation denial.

Why was your workers’ comp claim denied? Every situation, employer, injury, and insurance company are different, but here are 10 common reasons why your workers’ comp claim may have been denied.

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Staffing Agencies Key In Temporary Workers Safety

Temporary workers need to stay safe, too

The holidays are a key time for retailers and other businesses — such as delivery companies — to employ temporary workers. Sure, these employees may be new on the job and require quicker training in order to serve hordes of holiday shoppers as soon as possible. But these seasonal employees are still entitled to compensation if injured at work, as is a permanent worker.

That’s where staffing agencies come in. Read more

What Is Workers’ Compensation (& How Does It Work?)

If you have been injured in a workplace accident, you have probably been told that you’re entitled to receive workers’ comp benefits. But what is workers’ compensation and how does the process work?

Whether you know it as workers’ compensation, workers’ comp, or workman’s comp, there is a lot you should be aware of before you navigate this often-confusing industry.

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"Are My Workers' Comp Payments Correct?" Here's how to tell.
Are My Workers’ Comp Payments Correct?

“I’ve been receiving checks from the workers’ comp insurance company ever since my workplace injury, but these payments seem a little low. Are my workers’ comp payments correct?” 

In workers’ comp cases, the rate at which your compensation benefits are determined stems from first calculating your average weekly wage (AWW). But your AWW can be calculated in different ways, depending on the facts of your individual case.

Because there is more than one way to calculate your AWW, how do you know whether yours is being calculated correctly? In short, how do you know that your workers’ comp payments are correct? Read more