The Most Dangerous Jobs in the U.S., Ranked
Even a barista is at risk of burning a hand or suffering a slip and fall on the job, but some jobs are more dangerous than others. So, what are the most dangerous jobs in the United States? A study by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides the answer. We’ll discuss the […]Continue Reading
Can You Sue a Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company?
Workers’ compensation insurance helps protect injured employees and the companies they work for should an injury occur on the job. The insurance should provide coverage regardless of fault. It covers acute injuries, such as those resulting from falls on the job, as well as injuries that develop over time, such as repetitive stress injuries. Workers’ […]Continue Reading
What Happens If I’m Injured at a Work Party?
Work parties offer the chance to build camaraderie among colleagues and teams, allowing employees to build lasting friendships and employers to boost company morale. But what happens if the fun abruptly ends when an employee has a little too much to drink, or a friendly competition during a party game turns intense? If you sustained […]Continue Reading
Common Mistakes When Filing Workers’ Compensation
If you suffer an injury or become ill at the workplace, you may want to consider filing for workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation is intended to protect you, and you can use the benefits to cover medical bills and lost wages. If you have not filed a workers’ comp claim before or are unfamiliar with the […]Continue Reading
What Is Malingering and How Can It Affect Your Workers’ Comp?
If you have been injured on the job, you may deserve workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits can help you stay afloat financially while you recover. Employers or a workers’ compensation insurance adjuster may look for ways to reduce or eliminate those benefits — being falsely accused of malingering may prevent you from getting workers’ compensation. […]Continue Reading