How Does Workers Comp 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 compensation claims are complicated, and most people scratch their heads and wonder, “How does workers comp work?”

Whether you know it as workers’ compensation, workers’ comp, workman’s comp, or workmen’s comp (spoiler alert: they’re all the same thing), there is a lot you should be aware of before you navigate this often-confusing industry.

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Can I Sue My Employer After a Work Injury?

“I was injured at work…

…can I sue my employer?”


If you have a full-time job, it’s likely that you spend most of your waking hours at work every week. Therefore, it’s natural that you want to feel safe there—whether you’re in an office or a warehouse.

Yet despite all of the training and safety equipment that’s available (and even though you tried to be careful), you got injured. Isn’t there anything you can do to make sure it doesn’t happen again?

Yes, your employer has a responsibility to keep its workers safe, but there’s a lot you need to understand first if you’re asking, “Can I sue my employer?” Read more

Can You Be Fired While On Workers Comp?
Can You Be Fired While On Workers Comp?

It’s difficult to focus on recovery when your job is in jeopardy.

In this article, we answer the question, “Can you be fired while on workers comp?”


Many employees who become injured in a work related accident find themselves unable to complete their regular job duties. As a result, they are either put to work in a different capacity or forced to stay home until they have recovered.

But if this has happened to you, you know that sitting at home watching daytime television is not always the paradise it’s cracked up to be. In fact, you may be very busy asking yourself, “Am I going to be fired for this?”

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How Long Do Workers Comp Settlements Take?
How Long Do Workers Comp Settlements Take?

After an injury, you just want to get on with your life.

How long do workers comp settlements take and when will you get those funds?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers reported 2.7 million injuries and illnesses in 2020. While some of these employees may have recovered quickly and had no issues, others had to fight for their workers’ comp benefits.

Pursuing a legal case against the workers’ comp insurance company is never a step that anyone wants to take, but it’s sometimes a necessity, especially if your case has been denied. You need funds to pay for medical bills, lost wages, and future healthcare expenses. So when your case finally comes to an end, you’re probably very anxious to know when you’re going to receive those funds. Read more

Does Workers' Comp Cover a Car Accident While On the Job?
Does Workers’ Comp Cover a Car Accident While On the Job?

Car accidents happen to everyone.

But what happens if you get into a car accident while on the job?


There are a lot of ways to get injured at work: a forgotten hard hat, an unsecured rug, or even overexertion. But one that’s most consistently overlooked is one of the most common causes of injury out of work: car accidents.

Even during the entirety of 2020 (a year when many people were staying home), there were more than 140,000 crashes that caused injury to drivers and their passengers.

While you might be aware of the steps to take following a crash, do you know how it affects you if you get in a car accident while on the job? Read more

What does workers' comp cover?
What Does Workers’ Comp Cover?

If you’ve been injured in a work-related accident, you probably have several questions…

The most important of which is: “What does workers comp cover?”


No matter how diligent you might be about preventing workplace accidents, they sometimes happen anyway.

That’s the nature of accidental injuries: you don’t usually get a warning that your lifestyle and physical condition are about to drastically change. Which means, when you do get injured, you might be left with dozens of questions about the workers’ comp process.

One of the most important ones being, “What does workers comp cover?Read more

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