Navigating Workers Compensation Claims After an Injury

Ms. Career Girl

The post Navigating Workers Compensation Claims After an Injury appeared first on Ms. While you should do what you can to avoid injury, it would be in your best interest to know about the workers compensation process before the injury occurs.

Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


Workers Compensation Definition. Every state has a Workers Compensation Division that is responsible for the administration of the state WorkersCompensation Law to ensure proper payment of benefits to employees injured on the job and encourage safety in the work place.

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Top 5 Workers Compensation Claims


cases per 100 full-time workers. For this reason, companies are required to carry workerscompensation insurance. Workers Compensation Insurance 101. Clumsy people have continued to spark laughter and lighten up the workplace for years.

Episode 28 – FMLA, Workers’ Compensation & Disability Update


A few weeks back, we had our Triple Threat webinar discussing FMLA, WorkersCompensation and Disability on Blogging4Jobs. Episode 28: Your FMLA, WorkersCompensation & Disability Questions Answered. In the HR world, one area that is hard to keep up with is the employment law landscape and eligibility requirements especially in the areas that I call the Triple Threat which are ADA, FMLA and WorkersCompensation.

4 Tips for Navigating Workers’ Comp in Your Business

Evil HR Lady

Workers’ comp covers your employees should they get injured while on the job. According to GTM Payroll Service’s list of WorkersCompensation Requirements, it’s mandatory for your company to have workerscompensation insurance in most states. Here are some tips on the workers comp process from filing to the claim process: To keep reading, click here: 4 Tips for Navigating Workers’ Comp in Your Business.

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Knowing Your Legal Rights as an Intern

Ms. Career Girl

This means those who participate in internships will not be compensated for their time spent in the office. WorkersCompensation Coverage for Interns. Workerscompensation helps employers and employees when injuries in the workplace happen.

What You’re Entitled To After Being Hurt On The Job

Career Realism

Simply put, workerscompensation is a type of legally mandated insurance that covers employees who are hurt on the job. Due to the scale of workerscompensation programs, the impact on public health organizations is high.

4 Essential Steps To Take When An Injury Happens In The Workplace


million workers succumb to work-related injuries each year, according to the International Labour Organization. Claims should immediately be reported to the workerscompensation insurance carrier. An estimated 2.3

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Workplace Injury? What to Do If You’re Hurt at Work

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re hurt at work, you’re probably entitled to workerscompensation benefits. Workerscompensation is insurance provided by your employer to cover any work-related injuries. The post Workplace Injury? What to Do If You’re Hurt at Work appeared first on Ms.

2016 159

When Your Return to Work Process is Reminiscent of Herding Cats


One department manages workerscompensation, another manages disability claims, and your HR team manages FMLA absences, or it’s outsourced to a third party.

2015 132

“After severance, can I sue my employer for workplace stress?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Two years of severance seems to hardly be fair compensation for what has happened. However, you may very well have a right to file a claim for “WorkersCompensation” benefits. That’s because most states have set up a separate system for those who are injured “on the job,” which is called “WorkersCompensation.” Question: I was employed for five years as a Vice President at a company in Illinois.

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Does your Small Business need help cutting costs?

Corn on the Job

How an effective return-to-work program can impact employee morale and cut workerscompensation costs? One way to help employee morale; that many business owners do not anticipate, is a successful return-to-work program for injured workers.

2016 93

“You expect me to believe THAT??!!”

Sklover Working Wisdom

A New York law firm, Markoff & Mittman, whose law practice is dedicated to Workers Compensation law, maintains a room in their offices dedicated to their employees’ “serenity.”. It really is true: a law firm maintains a dedicated “serenity room” for employees.

2017 130

Key Benefits To Keep In Mind When Looking For Work Out Of State

Corn on the Job

When it comes to employee insurance, employers in most states are required to provide healthcare, disability and workers compensation coverage. The only exception to this is Texas, where workers compensation cover is optional.

2020 74

Don’t Leave Yet: Three Key Areas To Establish In Your New Business Before You Hand In Your Notice


If you will be employing staff, you’ll need to ensure that you have workers compensation insurance in place.

2020 172

Mistakes Not to Make When Starting a Business

Career Alley

Do you have all the necessary insurances, including workers compensation insurance? Businesses that don’t succeed can’t tell us what went wrong. Their phone is disconnected and there’s no one to get in touch with.

2014 293

“I fear workplace violence; what should I do?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : I’ve been a victim of a physical altercation with a co-worker. If you have been financially “injured” – due to medical expense, or lost income due to being out of work – you may be able to collect “Workers Compensation” benefits, provided you have filed a Workers Compensation claim. In the early twentieth century, as we evolved full-gear into an industrial society, many workers suffered injuries on the job due to industrial accidents.

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What to Know When Suing Your Employer

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Seeking outside counsel is appropriate here and can also be pursued if your employers’ workerscompensation plan is insufficient or does not cover the injuries you’ve sustained. What to Know When Suing Your Employer.

2019 52

Back to the Basics With Blogging4Jobs #hrbasics


We all also probably remember how overwhelming it was, the I-9 Forms, workers compensation issues, and different policies that we had to learn and know by heart. These next couple of weeks we’re doing something completely different on Blogging4Jobs.

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Seven Tips to Successfully Hire the Right Candidate

Ms. Career Girl

One hiring manager I know, for example, would discount any individual who had a history of filing for workers compensation from their previous company. Even more ludicrous, her husband had been on workers compensation.

2015 130

There’s a Rising Demand For Child Care Providers – And Salaries Are Spiking.

Ms. Career Girl

While that can lead to frustrations for working parents — who need reliable care in order to go to work — it’s also an opportunity for in-home child-care workers, such as nannies and part-time caregivers like after-school sitters.

“Due to anxiety attacks, I am on FMLA leave; will I be fired when I return?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

If you believe that your anxiety attacks may be caused by something or someone at work, you may qualify for Workers Compensation that could be lost if you simply resign. In most states, employees do not have to pay the legal fees of their Workers Compensation attorneys; the local Workers Compensation Insurance Board pays those for the employee. Workers Compensation cases are generally handled by experienced, specialized Workers Compensation attorneys.

2013 116

Who’s On the Dirty Dozen List of Employers?


When workers are in an unsafe environment, the consequences can be far-reaching. It’s difficult to recover from, yet some of the world’s biggest employers still showcase situations that can put workers and entire communities at risk.

2019 163

Is Your Small Business Breaking Labor Laws? 5 Mistakes to Avoid


But that doesn’t mean your workers aren’t entitled to breaks under the laws of your state. You’re a small business owner, not an employment attorney. But it’s still your responsibility to know which federal, state and local labor laws apply to you and to stay in compliance with them.

2019 141

Self-Help Action Plan 1: “Totally Frazzled from Work? Here’s What You Can Do”

Sklover Working Wisdom

During Your FMLA Leave of Absence – SEEK WORKERS COMPENSATION? If you and your doctor believe your condition was caused by something at work, and do not think you will be able to return to work, you might consider seeking Workers Compensation, which is a state-run program that compensates employees “injured on the job” for both (a) lost wages and (b) medical expense. SkloverWorkingWisdom™ – Self-Help Action Plan 1. Totally Frazzled from Work?

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“How can I stop co-workers from bullying me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog » “How can I stop co-workers from bullying me?” “How How can I stop co-workers from bullying me?” Published on May 29th, 2010 by Alan Sklover Question: I have been bullied by three co-workers for the last three months. Salary, Raise, Bonus, Compensation G.

5 Things You Should Expect from a Manual Labor Job

Ms. Career Girl

They included reduced risk for obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and many other health conditions that more sedentary workers face. Most notably, you won’t have to worry about the loss of muscle tone in a manual labor job the way an office worker might.

2017 135

Financially Surviving When Too Sick To Work

Corn on the Job

In other cases, you may be legally entitled to compensation from a company or individual for an injury that they may have caused you (this could be the reason that you are off work). Workerscompensation lawsuits are just one option that you could look into if you were injured at work.

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My Favorite HR Specialty Bloggers


Ann Bares , Compensation Café Ann specializes in simplifying today’s workplace compensation plans. Margaret Spence , CWC, Workers’ Comp Gazette. Margaret edits the Workers’ Comp Gazette with fresh comp news everyday.

2013 130

What the Heck is FMLA Leave?!


Workers Compensation – this is a paid leave granted to people who were injured while executing their job duties.

2015 129

Prevent FMLA Tracking from Becoming a 4 Letter Word


Be able to know which FMLA leave becomes a disability leave, run FMLA leave concurrent with workerscompensation leave, etc. Managing FMLA leave is difficult.

2014 141

Single Disengaged Worker Costs Company $4,621 in Lost Revenue in 2014


I could tell you that Gallup reports in their 2013 State of the Workplace report that unproductive and engaged workers are costing United States businesses $550 billion a year. Workers Compensation Insurance & Claims. Looking to engage your workforce?

2014 137

6 Skills Recent Graduates gain working in Insurance.

Corn on the Job

Working in insurance you may be responding to a client about their child’s health insurance or about their small businesses workers compensation insurance policy. Walt Capell started Workers Compensation Shop in 2005.

13 Best HR Metrics Formula Examples


Worker’s Compensation Cost Per Employee = total workers compensation cost for year / average number of employees. Worker’s Compensation Incident Rate = (number of injuries and/or illnesses per 100 full-time employees ?

2012 165

Danger, Workplace Danger. What Now?

Ms. Career Girl

My mom watched as co-worker after co-worker dealt with workplace injuries. One co-worker had been injured so many times, she dealt with constant back pain while working. The post Danger, Workplace Danger. What Now? appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Don’t talk to strangers.

2016 141

Creating a Company “Bible” Can Save Time and Attorney’s Fees


Benefit plan summaries, election and COBRA election paperwork; stock option, sales, bonus or incentive compensation plans. My husband was a story guy for the Star Trek family of TV shows at Paramount Studios.

2013 137

4 Signs You Should Bail From Your Job While You Can

Ms. Career Girl

Do people regularly need to file for workers compensation? The post 4 Signs You Should Bail From Your Job While You Can appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The daily trudge. That 9-5, that even if you like your job, prevents you from binge watching television for hours on end.

2016 141

Pros and Cons of Bringing Your Pet to Work

The Corporate Con/noisseur

This could lead to some legal issues and may complicate your workerscompensation policy. Pros and Cons of Bringing Your Pet to Work. There are a plethora of reasons why you may want to bring your pet to work with you.

2019 52

Did I Pass My Background Check?

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Additionally, some background checks will procure medical, property, and military records, sex offenders lists, and workerscompensation information. Did I Pass My Background Check?

Take These Crucial Steps to Rebuild Your Career After an Accident

Corn on the Job

With the help of a work accident lawyer , for example, you’ll be able to efficiently navigate the complexity of workerscompensation and industry regulations. Take These Crucial Steps to Rebuild Your Career After an Accident.

2019 52

“Does an independent contractor have a duty of loyalty?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

So, a client of an independent contractor is not required by law to provide that independent contractor with the things it has to, by law, provide its employees, including (a) a safe workplace; (b) overtime; (c) unemployment insurance; (d) workerscompensation; or (e) social security contributions. Question : If an independent contractor is a subcontractor to a business, can the independent contractor bid against that business on a totally unrelated project?

Graduate to Moving Faster on Your Job Hunt

Resume Bear

As lots of college grads hit the job market in the coming months, keep in mind that many of them will seek work or start work with skills that older workers may not possess, especially in the areas of technology, social media, etc.

2012 252

Can You Have One Too Many Interviews in Your Job Search?

Resume Bear

Dave Thomas, who covers among other topics workers compensation and credit card processing, writes extensively for, an online resource destination for businesses of all sizes to research, find, and compare the products and services they need to run their businesses.

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