Workers' Compensation

What You Need to Know to File for Workers Comp in Arkansas

You may be wondering when you should hire a workers compensation lawyer.  If there are any complex issues in your case, the wisest decision is to consult with an attorney. For instance, if your employer denies your claim or you do not receive your benefits as you should, then an experienced Arkansas workers’ compensation  attorney should get involved. Nearly...

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Bringing Workers Compensation Claims for the Flu

With flu season approaching and the previous flu epidemics around the country, absences from work due to the flu are something that may be on your mind. Indeed, the flu epidemic last year resulted in an undeniable impact in the workforce, particularly in health-related professions. So, how easy is it to make a workers compensation claim for the flu?...

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Can I File a Workers Compensation Claim for PTSD?

Believe it or not, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD may be more common than you think and it is not limited to war veterans, as some people think. According to some reports, as many as 8% of all Americans will suffer from PTSD at some point in their lives. But is PTSD recognized as a viable Workers Compensation claim?...

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Avoiding the Appearance of a Fraudulent Workers Comp Claim

While it is true that the majority of Workers Comp claims are legitimate, fraud does occur in a small percentage of cases. Employees may be guilty of faking injuries in order to obtain workers comp benefits or to get paid time off from work. Although it is not simple to determine whether a claim is fraudulent or not, there...

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Can I Still File a Workman’s Comp Claim If I’ve Given Two Week’s Notice?

There are various reasons for employers or workman’s comp carriers to contest an employee’s claim.  There may be timeliness issues or injury-related issues that can lead to disputes.  But one interesting question asked of our Rogers workmans’ comp attorney is whether it is too late to file a claim if you have already given your two-week notice? Here is...

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The Difference Between Workers Compensation and Disability Benefits

Arkansas residents who are unable to work due to a physical injury, medical condition, or mental health condition may be entitled to various types of benefits, depending on certain factors. Two options to consider are Worker’s Compensation benefits and Social Security Disability benefits. Let our workers comp lawyer explain the difference and help you determine which type of benefits...

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Rogers Workers Comp Lawyer Discusses Issues with Knee Replacements

According to reports, knee injuries are one of the most frequently reported workplace injuries. The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics in 2015, showed that nearly 100,000 workers comp claims were based on knee injuries. As a Rogers, Arkansas workers’ compensation lawyer knows from experience handling these claims, knee injuries are not only painful but usually quite expensive due to...

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Let a Rogers Workers Compensation Lawyer Help You Settle Your Claim

Most workers believe that, by settling their Workers Compensation claims, they can quickly receive a large sum of money.  However, before you make such an important decision you should understand what you could be relinquishing in the process.  The reality is, your weekly benefits and medical payments could be jeopardized.  Considering that, it is wise to discuss all of...

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