Will Workers’ Comp Cover an Emergency Room Visit?
The rules governing which doctors you can see when you are on workers’ compensation may seem confusing. There are restrictions on what your employer will pay for when you get injured on the job. Most people don’t realize that you can receive treatment from a physician who is not on the list of approved doctors […]Continue Reading
What Should I Do If I Was Hurt During an Emergency at Work?
A workplace emergency can happen at any time — and usually when you least expect it. Many emergencies can pose a significant safety hazard and result in serious injuries. An emergency that impacts the safety of employees, customers, vendors or the public can occur in a variety of ways. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration […]Continue Reading
What Happens If I Refuse Medical Treatment After A Work Injury?
Going to the doctor is hardly a favorite activity for most. At some hospitals or urgent care facilities, you may have to wait hours to be seen. Once you do meet with a doctor, may recommend treatment options you feel uncomfortable with, such as injections or even surgery. These treatments take time, which is a […]Continue Reading
Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Your Doctor Should Be Following
The opioid addiction crisis has become one of the most devastating and dangerous healthcare emergencies in the United States in generations. Many states have declared a state of emergency to prevent opioid overdose deaths. Court cases involving drug companies that have both pushed the use of opioids and then also pushed the use of drugs […]Continue Reading
Will Workers’ Compensation Cover Plastic Surgery?
When you get hurt at work, you may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits that cover part of your salary and your medical bills stemming from the injury. But what, exactly, can those medical bills include? Depending on the circumstances of your injury, you may sustain scarring, burns or other injuries that alter your […]Continue Reading