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What to Do If You’re Hurt Driving a Commercial Vehicle

Commercial vehicle accidents present all manner of problems, from a legal standpoint, that don’t exist in other forms of motor vehicle accident. When two cars collide, for example, usually it’s one driver or the other at fault. What happens, however, if you’re driving a commercial vehicle like a delivery truck in the course of employment, and you get in an …

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How to File an Incident Report After a Work Accident

When you get injured on the job, worker’s compensation is there to protect you. It exists as a form of no-fault insurance to make sure that your medical bills are paid for and that you can make ends meet while you recover, or that you can retrain for a new job if possible, provided you can no longer perform your …

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Can My Employer Force Me to Quit After an Injury?

It’s a frighteningly common story: someone gets hurt at work, be it a trip and fall or for any other reason, and files for workers’ compensation. After that, their employer becomes hostile, making their life miserable in an attempt to make them quit, or actively requests that they resign or else they’ll be let go. This can be a scary …

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What To Do If You’re Injured by a Coworker

When you’re hurt on the job, in the vast majority of cases workers’ compensation will kick in to cover your injuries. This is the case, in general, no matter what your injuries are or what the circumstances were that caused them. But what if you’re hurt because one of your coworkers did something irresponsible, and your injuries go beyond what …

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How to Make a Strong Workers’ Comp Claim

When you’re hurt at work, your biggest consolation is that workers’ compensation is there to cover your medical bills and allow you to keep afloat while you recover. Then it happens: you get a notice that your workers’ compensation claim has been denied. What can you do? Do you have options? Was there something you should’ve done differently in the …

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Can You Get Compensation For Nerve Damage?

Nerve damage can be exceptionally serious, and it’s far more common than people realize. Almost any injury can result in nerve damage, and when it does it can take weeks, months or even years to heal. In some cases, it never quite heals. When this kind of injury happens through work, many people wonder if workers’ compensation will cover the …

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Work Injury vs Personal Injury Claims: What You Need To Know

Work injury claims and personal injury claims have two main differences that affect how you handle them in court. Personal injury claims require proof of fault while workers’ compensation claims do not. Although the fact that you don’t need to prove fault in a workers’ compensation case might make such cases seem easier to legally pursue, the potential compensation for …