Posted in Accidents, Personal injury, Workers' Compensation on Thu January 19, 2017
There are many kinds of on-the-job injury that can take you out of work for weeks, or even months. This means you may need to apply for workers’ compensation to provide for yourself and your family. Whether you’ve suffered a fractured ankle while on a jobsite or were injured while driving the company car, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.
Here’s a general overview of what you need to know about the following on-the-job injuries and how you can receive the compensation you need and deserve.
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Posted in Workers' Compensation on Thu December 22, 2016
Getting hurt while working can lead to a mountain of hospital and medical bills, rehabilitation costs, and extended time out of work. The financial and mental anguish during this time makes it difficult to get your life back and provide a stable income for yourself and your family.
That’s why DeVore Acton & Stafford can assist you when you’ve experienced a workplace injury. Here’s what you need to know about workers’ compensation benefits and how you can use them.
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Posted in Workers' Compensation on Fri October 21, 2016
Regardless of the sector in which they work, most employees take it for granted that their employer has their best interests in mind when it comes to safeguarding their safety. Indeed, they understandably assume that they’ve been provided with the necessary training and safety equipment, and that they’re covered by the necessary safety protocols.
The unfortunate reality, however, is that this trust on the part of employees is often misplaced, as employers frequently err when it comes to safety-related issues —
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