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Can You Sue Outside of Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ compensation insurance may not be your only recourse for a workplace injury.   If you’ve been injured in the workplace, you’ve probably been told that the only compensation you can receive will come from your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. Although this is the general rule, ...
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Changing Doctors in Your Workers’ Compensation Case

When you’re recovering from a work injury, it is important to have a good relationship with your treating doctor.   Your doctor will not only provide important medical treatment but will also refer you to specialists, set your work restrictions, and decide whether you have a permanent disabilit...
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Seeking Medical Treatment for a Work-Related Injury

Seeking Medical Treatment for a Work-Related Injury Find out when, where, and how to get medical treatment in your workers’ comp case. If you suffered an injury at work or while performing your work duties, it’s important to take the right steps when seeking medical treatment. Getting appropr...
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Filing A Workers’ Comp Claim

Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim By Barbara Kate Repa for NOLO.com Find out how – and where – to file for workers’ comp. If you’ve been injured or become ill at work, you may need to file for workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation pays for medical care, rehabilitation, and some wage re...
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Should You Get An Attorney For Your Work Injury?

Should You Get An Attorney For Your Work Injury? If any of the following are true with your work injury, you should retain an attorney as soon as possible: 1. Your workplace injuries are severe enough to require surgery. 2. Your workplace injuries are moderate to severe. If you and your doctor be...