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.

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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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Pros and cons of workers' compensation settlements
Pros and Cons of Workers’ Compensation Settlements

Naturally, the most ideal situation after a workplace injury would be for your employer’s insurance company to pay your workers’ comp benefits without making a fuss. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case.

Many insurance companies instead offer workers’ compensation settlements as an alternative to making regular payments until you have recovered from your injuries. But just as no two work injuries are alike, there is no single settlement amount that works for everyone.

Before you accept any workers’ compensation settlement, there are many factors to consider. In this article, we’ll cover the pros and cons of settling so you can make a more informed decision.

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Workplace Violence & Workman’s Compensation

We tend to think of workers’ compensation cases as accidents, But what about workman’s compensation and violence?

There are four generally recognized areas of workplace violence, according to HRDailyAdvisor.blr.com. Criminal intent is when the perpetrator isn’t necessarily connected with the company or employees, but is violent and commits a crime. In some situations, a customer or client is the perpetrator. The third type is when an employee attacks another at work; and lastly, when the perpetrator has a relationship with an employee, but not the business.

Reports show that professions like law enforcement and healthcare have higher numbers of workplace violence.
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