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Workers Compensation

Parent Category: Labor and Employment Law
Employment often results in injuries due to hazardous conditions or accidents. Workers Compensation is mandated by laws and specific rules apply to the collection and award to provide payments to the employee.
You need to check with your state on that one. Start with yourlocal DOL office and see what they say about it. The DOL(Department of Labor) Office is one who write the rules in eachstate which governs full time and part time as well as workmanscomp. Myself I was on workmans comp for 1 hour 2x a week...
Workers Compensation payments for disability are based on a formulathat is determined by your physician and the WC Board. It is prettymuch set based on your level which is also set. For this reason,you generally waste money with attorneys unless you need help withthe process. The attorney can assist...
The short answer is... you probably won't be able to find it, ever. There is simply not enough premium collected from a short-term workers comp policy for an insurer to want to accept the potential cost of employee injury claims.To make this more meaningful consider this... your workers compensation...
To be covered by workers' compensation, you must be an employee andbe accidentally injured while doing your job, or get sick fromdoing your job, like being exposed to asbestos from ripping outceiling tiles while doing renovation work.
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An injury settlement is when a person pays another person moneybecause they caused injury to them. This is done to avoid a long,drawn out trial in the court system where the judge will decide howmuch money will be given.
No. You cannot deduct lost income when you never claim the actualincome in the first place. You are only taxed on the amount oftaxable income that you received. The reason that Worker'sCompensation pays you at this level is that you are not payingincome taxes, state taxes, social security taxes nor...
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If you are qualified for Medicare, the fact that you have a workrelated injury will not prevent you from acquiring Medicarecoverage. Worker's Compensation will only pay for expenses intreating your injury that you acquired at work. Everything elsewill have to be covered elsewhere.
I have had to take a lot of time off from work because of chronic back pain, i am close to be written up for absences, and don't think I can continue in my postion it is very physical I see a doctor quite often. My job is not a good fit for me physically, please help.
Sure. WC does not prohibit you from applying for SSDI. If you areapproved you need to tell both to make sure you don't end up owingback money you didn't know about.
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This would depend on the agents relationship with the company.Often times real estate agents are considered subcontractors and assuch they would not be covered under workers compensationinsurance.
I worked for the state. I did not get workers comp until all my sick leave was used up. It came from a separate outfit. I did not get 2 checks. Once I could walk and drive a car, the doctor sent me back to work.
If there are no employees in the business, there is no need for workers compensation. However, handymen, landscapers and other part time contractors may be considered employees and need to be covered. The defining factors between an independent contractors (do not need to be covered under workers...
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Workers Compensation act of 1923 is the answer. That was thedoctrine of the notional extension and the spirit behind thisprovision.
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You are not entitled to anything. If the other party who hit youwas at fault, you are only going to collect your actual losses upto the limits of the other party's insurance coverage. This meansyour actual required medical expenses and loss of income andnothing more. You are to be made whole again...
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If you were on workers compensation and that ran out and then your old job did not take you back, you should be able to collect unemployment. However, you will need to apply for it. There are certain restrictions. You will need to go to the unemployment office and ask them rather than ask the...
In California, there is a 1-year statute of limitation from the date of knowledge of injury. If you're not sure ask a California workers compensation lawyer.
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If you feel you may have cause for legal action, you should consult an attorney qualified to review the full details of your case. Generally speaking, unless you requested a reasonable accommodation and the employer failed to provide one for you, you have no recourse. The fact that your...
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no that is against the law to replace an employee if they are sick you have to wait until they get better and see what they can do first
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No, as drugs (referred in this case as illegal narcotics and not prescription) are still illegal most of the world over, a failed drug test is not covered by workman's compensation as it shows that the person is/was participating and/or around illegal substances, which again is against most local...
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Your lump sum settlement is determined by factors such as yourmonthly salary, amount of disability, length of time unemployed,and medical costs.
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It can be sought but will not necessarily be awarded unless it can be proven that the reason the fellow employee received greater remuneration was due to illegal discrimination and not something such as seniority or difference in performance quality.
Depending on the state as long as you are able to work and actively seeking employment yes.
Might be eligible for Workman's Comp: If the surgery was due to working conditions you might be eligible for workman's compensation, but this is not the same as unemployment. To be eligible for unemployment, you have to be ready, willing, available and ABLE to work, and if you said you could not...
First thing to do is find a local Work Comp Attorney and discuss the case with them. Document everything! Bad answer above. If you are ill or injured, the first thing to do is NOT look for an attorney, but look for medical care you can afford. Get treated, start recovering, THEN look for lawyers.
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If your were injured at work then you can certainly file a compensation claim. However, If the injury was covered under other insuranfce and or not significant enough to cause a loss of work you might be wasting your efforts.
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So what if your weekly benefit rate is $306? That means you could work part time and earn up to $305.99 per week and still collect your full weekly unemployment benefits?. You can earn up to 20% of your weekly benefit without any reduction in benefit, After that, the benefit is reduced by the amount...
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I had back surgery Oct. 30, 2007 (diskectomy L3/L4). While is have been off work, I have received a check from the company insurance company that is 60% of my full pay. However, you should know that NO taxes are taken out of the 60% and that you will NOT HAVE TO PAY ANY TAXES ON THIS INCOME EITHER...
If a Section 12 independent medical exam is requested by the employer, travel expense is supposed to be advanced before attending the exam. If a worker also has a lost day's wages to attend the exam or 1/2 a day's wages lost, then the workers comp act provides for reimbursement of the lost wages or...
No they will call your prior doctors and request your medical records, so they can futher determine your case.
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Can my spouse sue on my workmans comp case?
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Workers compensation insurance should cover your lost time. You may be able to file a grievance with the insurance company to this effect, or you should consult a workers compensation attorney for direction.
Depending on your injury (at work or.., and the severity of it), you might be eligible for your state's workman's comp or the SSI (which is for the aged, blind, or DISABLED). See the Related Link below below for SSI information, and your state's unemployment office for particulars if you were...
Backache and back injuries are the most common reason for missingwork, these problems can occur due to work but can also happenoutside the workplace. If your injury occurs at work you maybeentitled to compensation, the closing amount would be dependent onthe type of injury, situation in which the...
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Amounts you receive as workers' compensation for an occupational sickness or injury are fully exempt from tax if they are paid under a workers' compensation act or a statute in the nature of a workers' compensation act. The exemption also applies to your survivors. The exemption, however, does not...
Because each state has its own requirements relating to definition, length, etc. you have to contact your own state unemployment office for clarification.
An employer is required by federal law to provide FMLA benefits - 12 weeks of unpaid leave per year - to employees . If you have terminated your employment by retiring, you are no longer an employee, and you would continue your health insurance through COBRA.
If you are off work and on workman's compensation, you cannot work another job while collecting money for being unable to work. You collect WC lost time benefits while a doc certifies you as unable to perform THE JOB ON WHICH YOU GOT INJURED, and no other job. Take a job within your medical...
Answer . \nI believe you can re-open the claim up to 17 years.. Answer . For links and information on Worker's Comp in Calif see http://www.steveshorr.com/workers.comp.htm
The spouse can only be paid if they have vacation or other paid time off granted by their employer. Otherwise, the spouse is only entitled to 12 unpaid weeks of time off under the FMLA.
According to the Michigan Employment Security Act, you only qualify for unemployment if you quit your job because of an action (or lack thereof) of your employer that a reasonable person would be unable to tolerate. You must first inform your employer of your concern and give them the opportunity to...
Yes, according to the State Board of Workers Compensation, if you employ more than two people you must provide workers compensation coverage to all regular employees whether full- or part-time.
No, but you may be able to get specific types of help paying rent, utilities or for food on a case by case basis from various agencies. Better to seriously obtain a survival job of any sort until you find one that fits your abilities.
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Yes, if you were working at the time. If you were not technically working you may still have a claim against the business for your injury under tort law. You should consult an attorney in your area for completely accurate legal advice.
Worker's compensation pays differently in each state. The state of New Jersey only pays you 80% of your wages. But they find out what your weekly salary was for the 26 weeks prior to you getting injured. Example if your weekly wage was 568.80 your benefit rate would be 398.16. (for the state of NJ)...
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You must identify the employee as clearly as possible. If you know the employee's name or partial name, you must provide it.
Yes, Worker's Compensation refers to a worker who is receiving benefits because he is not working due to health (job related injury or illness), whereas unemployment compensation has to do with compensating a worker for his loss of a job through no fault of his own (in most cases).
In some states being a sole proprietor with no employees allows you a waiver for the state required workmans comp insurance. However, many large companies as well as state and federal projects will require WC insurance, regardless of the waiver status.
Answer . \nOne option would be to seek the counsel of an attorney who specializes in workman compensation claims. The attorney would more than likely refer you to a physician for examination and evaluation of the injury. Or the person could obtain their own medical evaluation and submit it through...
Generally, yes. ************************************************************. Yes, if it is proven to be caused by your job. It also greatly depends on what the work comp laws in your state are concerning CTS.
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If your employer offers WC benefits and you qualify for them, you can never sue for your injury. You never had a "right" to sue.