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Why Employers Should File Workers’ Compensation Claims ASAP

There are many reasons why you may not want to file a workers' compensation claim for an employee right away, but you shouldn't delay.  An employee's injury wasn't all that serious and they returned to work in just a couple of days, an employee 's injury was so catastrophic that you are still trying to

Why Employers Should File Workers’ Compensation Claims ASAP 2016-02-04T16:21:32+00:00

How Safety Violations Affect Workers’ Compensation Benefits Part 2

Safety violations can have a direct impact on your workers' compensation benefits.  Have you had a chance to read our latest blog yet? If you have, then you already know that safety violations can have a big impact on your workers' compensation benefits in Louisville. Previously, we focused primarily on how an employer's intentional safety

How Safety Violations Affect Workers’ Compensation Benefits Part 2 2015-11-09T18:43:44+00:00

How Safety Violations Affect Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Not all workers' compensation cases are treated the exact same way. There are many things that could alter the outcome of your workers' compensation case in Louisville, but one of the biggest is a safety violation. If you or your employer knowingly violate the safety standards in your workplace, it can have a huge impact

How Safety Violations Affect Workers’ Compensation Benefits 2015-11-06T18:19:20+00:00

Do You Need a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

Workers' compensation seems like it should be straightforward, but unfortunately, it can become complicated.  That is why the answer to the question, "Do you need a workers' compensation lawyer?" isn't a simple yes or no. The complexity of your case and the severity of your injuries are both important things to consider when determining if

Do You Need a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer? 2015-10-05T16:44:45+00:00

Tips for Handling Your Independent Medical Examination Part 2

Your IME is important for worker's compensation.  If you have had a chance to read our latest blog, then you already how what an independent medical examination (IME) is and why it is important for your worker's compensation benefits. We also went over a few tips on how to prepare for your IME. Keep reading

Tips for Handling Your Independent Medical Examination Part 2 2015-09-11T19:32:26+00:00

Tips for Handling Your Independent Medical Examination

When you file a worker's compensation claim, you might be required to attend an independent medical examination (IME). IMEs are usually requested when there is a question or a dispute about whether you are entitled to benefits or not. Your IME will play a huge part in being approved for worker's compensation benefits, and that

Tips for Handling Your Independent Medical Examination 2015-09-07T17:29:15+00:00

What Happens if Your Injury Was Your Fault?

Does it affect your benefits if the injury was your fault? Have you had a chance to read our latest blog yet? If you have, then you know that if your injury was a result of an intentional safety violation on the part of your employer, you could see a thirty percent increase in benefits!

What Happens if Your Injury Was Your Fault? 2015-08-07T21:33:53+00:00

How Safety Violations in the Workplace Impact Benefits

In Kentucky, employers are required to provide a safe work environment.  That means that the environment must be free of any and all recognized hazards that could result in either physical harm of death. If you are injured on the job, and your workers' compensation lawyer in Louisville can prove that your employer intentionally violated

How Safety Violations in the Workplace Impact Benefits 2015-08-03T21:11:58+00:00

How to Prove Retaliatory Discharge

In our last blog, we talked about retaliatory discharge and how it relates to workers' compensation! Employees are protected from retaliatory discharge under the at-will doctrine, however, before you can get the justice you deserve, you have to prove retaliatory discharge. The following is a list of the criteria that needs to be met in

How to Prove Retaliatory Discharge 2015-07-10T15:43:20+00:00

Understanding Retaliatory Discharge

What is retaliatory discharge, and what does it have to do with workers' compensation? Retaliatory discharge is firing an employee because they are pursuing workers' compensation. If you are injured on the job, you should have your medical bills and time off of work covered by worker's compensation, and you shouldn't have to worry about

Understanding Retaliatory Discharge 2015-07-06T14:54:06+00:00