10 Workers' Compensation Myths Debunked
10 Workers’ Compensation Myths (Debunked!)

What you don’t know can hurt you.

Allow us to debunk 10 of the most common workers’ compensation myths.

Whether you’ve been injured at work or not, you’ve probably heard some rumors, myths, and misinformation about workers’ comp during your break around the water cooler. Perhaps there’s even been some talk surrounding a co-worker who took time off due to an injury.

But gossip and hearsay are no substitute for solid legal advice.

In this article, workers’ compensation attorney Brian D. Tadros will dispel some of the most common workers’ compensation myths. Read more

Is My Injury Covered By Workers' Comp?
Is My Injury Covered by Workers’ Comp?

Not all injuries are eligible for workers’ compensation payments

Have you been asking yourself, “Is my injury covered by workers’ comp?” Here are four instances that would make you unqualified to receive benefits.

If you’ve been injured at work, you probably have several concerns. And one of your most pressing questions is probably, “Is my injury covered by workers’ comp?”.

The workers’ comp process is a long and complicated one that is best understood with experience. Luckily, the Law Office of Brian D. Tadros, P.A. has a lot of experience with workers’ comp cases. Read more

How a Workers' Comp Settlement is Calculated
How a Worker’s Comp Settlement Is Calculated

How much are your injuries worth?

Your workers’ comp settlement isn’t “free money.” Here’s what to consider when deciding whether that settlement offer is worth it.

If you’ve been injured in a workplace accident, it’s very likely that your life has been turned upside down.

With your reduced work hours and all those medical bills, that workers’ comp settlement offer is starting to look pretty good. But how did the insurance company arrive at that number?

It may seem arbitrary to you. But the insurance company isn’t reading tea leaves or consulting a crystal ball to calculate your workers’ comp settlement amount. They are actually making a number of calculations behind the scenes to decide how much to offer you.

And unless you know what’s influencing their decision, you won’t be able to decide whether the offer is a fair one.

So let’s take a look at what your workers’ comp settlement should cover and how you can decide whether or not to accept it.

 

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5 Mistakes to Avoid After an Injury At Work
5 Mistakes To Avoid After an Injury at Work

Your worker’s comp claim should never be taken lightly

Here are 5 common mistakes to avoid after an injury at work.

An accidental misstep near a large gap. A dangling light everyone thought would never fall. The creaky elevator that always pulled through…until it didn’t.

These and other safety risks can lead to a serious injury at work. And when that occurs, you’re entitled to certain benefits. The problem is, injured workers often make mistakes that can jeopardize their workers’ comp claims or even cause them more injury in the long run.

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Hidden Office Injury Risks: an Office Safety Guide
Hidden Injury Risks at the Office: An Office Safety Guide

It isn’t only construction workers that can suffer a workplace injury.

Learn about the most common injury risks that threaten office safety.

When it comes to workers’ compensation claims, many are under the impression that, because they work in an office rather than a construction site, they are removed from danger.

Although most office environments lack the heavy machinery and sharp tools that can make a builder’s job site so hazardous, office injuries are actually quite common.

Keep reading for some of the most common injuries that threaten office safety. Read more

Can you be terminated while on workers' comp?
Can You Be Terminated While On Workers’ Comp?

Have you been injured on the job? If so, you’re not alone. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported in 2018.

Unfortunately, it’s likely that many more occurred but weren’t reported. Many people don’t inform their employers of workplace injuries or file for worker’s compensation benefits because they’re afraid of losing their jobs.

This begs the question: Can you be terminated while on workers’ comp? Stick with us as we explore the answer. Read more

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