What This Blog Will Cover

I won’t go into much detail about my background (as you can read it elsewhere on the website), but I am in a unique position as having worked for insurance companies, injured workers, and the administrative body that regulates and adjudicates workers’ compensation claims.  I have seen quite a bit from all sides.  I have

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Refusing Light-Duty Work is (almost always) a Bad Idea

One of the more common questions I get from injured workers is how quitting their job will affect their entitlement to workers’ compensation benefits and ultimate recovery.  The answer to that question is two-fold – it does not affect your entitlement to MEDICAL benefits; however, it can severely limit or even prevent recovery of certain

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I Want to Sue My Employer for Negligence, Why Can’t I?

One of the more common things I hear from injured workers is the desire to sue their employer in court for negligence.  Many times, an employer’s failure to fix a safety concern is the cause of an on the job accident.  On countless instances, I have heard some variation of “I told my boss that

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