Workers compensation for undocumented workers.
Worker’s Compensation for Undocumented Workers
Worker’s compensation benefits are due when a worker is injured on the job or suffers a work-related illness. Worker’s compensation benefits can include payment of medical expenses and wage loss benefits while recovering from injuries. But what h… Read More
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Is a knee replacement covered by workers compensation.
Is a Knee Replacement Covered By Worker’s Compensation
Knee injuries are common in the workplace, especially in industries like construction, agriculture, and manufacturing. The most common knee injuries result in a torn meniscus (cartilage in the knee), tendon tears, or aggravation of pre-existing arthr… Read More
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Exploring Worker’s Compensation for Traveling Employees
If you were injured on a business trip, it is important to understand whether your injuries are covered by worker’s compensation. For an injured worker to be eligible to claim Wisconsin worker’s compensation benefits, the injury must have occurre… Read More
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A woman mistakenly using social media in a worker's compensation case.
Social Media in Worker's Compensation Cases: What Not to Share
Social media sites like Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), Instagram, TikTok, and Snapchat have become integral to daily life for many people. We use these sites to stay connected with friends and family, build connections with businesses and in our com… Read More
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The Most Dangerous Jobs in America
A workplace accident or occupational injury can happen in any job. But some occupations are more dangerous than others. Every year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its national Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries that identifies the most da… Read More
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Categories: Work Injury
A female warehouse worker has an accident from falling from a height while working in a factory experiencing one of the most common workplace injuries.
5 Most Common Workplace Injuries in Wisconsin
A workplace accident or occupational injury can affect your ability to earn a living and perform activities. According to the Department of Workforce Development, the Wisconsin Division of Worker’s Compensation processes approximately 22,000 worker… Read More
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Categories: Work Injury
Construction worker has an accident and his coworkers aid him prior to learning his loss of earning capacity.
Loss of Earning Capacity for Back Or Neck Injuries
A workplace accident or occupational injury can drastically affect your life and impact your ability to earn money, both now and in the future. If an injury to your back, neck, head or body as a whole has impaired your future ability to earn money, h… Read More
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Altered Gait From Work Injury
Walking is an activity many of us take for granted. But there are complex processes that allow us to walk normally. When a work injury causes leg pain, makes it difficult to walk, and causes an abnormal gait, you may be entitled to workers’ compens… Read More
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Retraining Benefits For Injured Workers
After a work injury, many people recover and can return to the job they held before the injury. But when a workplace accident or occupational injury results in permanent restrictions that cause you to lose your job or sustain more than a 10% wage los… Read More
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How A Pre-Existing Condition Can Affect Your Worker’s Compensation Claim
The Wisconsin workers’ compensation system provides benefits to workers who were hurt on the job, even if you had a pre-existing condition. However, while preexisting conditions do not bar you from receiving compensation after a workplace injury, w… Read More
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