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Injury or Illness: Is There A Difference for Workers Comp?

The distinction between an injury and a disease may seem trivial, but it’s of the utmost importance in any Utah workers compensation case, and can determine whether you receive full or partial benefits from your claim. Here, we’ll discuss the differences between injuries and illnesses to help you make sure that you file the proper […]

Where to Find an Experienced Idaho Shoulder Injury Lawyer

A serious shoulder injury can spell disaster for your career. Severe restrictions in movement can limit what you can lift, and chronic pain can keep you sidelined for months after your injury. This can lead to months of lost income, as well as medical bills that pile up quickly. You are entitled to a settlement […]

What is Workers Compensation, and How Does it Work?

Injuries occur at work often, regardless of whether it’s at a construction site or an office. But how does workers compensation work? Unfortunately, few understand the ins and outs of the law and insurance, and many find themselves frantically trying to catch up at the worst possible time—after an injury. Not only is it important […]

How Much Will A Workers Comp Attorney Really Cost You?

It’s a fact that injured workers recover greater compensation with an attorney than without one—but just how much is experienced legal representation going to cost you? Before you hire a lawyer, it may be necessary determine if your claim is substantial enough to warrant one. For people with injuries that are temporary and minor, it’s […]

3 Core Values of a Winning Idaho Workers Comp Lawyer

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Looking for an experienced workers comp lawyer in Idaho? The hallmarks of a winning attorney are easy enough to spot, but not every lawyer fits the bill. Today, we’ll examine 3 of the most important values that your attorney should possess—the ones that give your case the best chance of success. Extensive Experience Taking on […]

Which Workers Compensation Benefits Does Idaho Offer?

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In Idaho, hurt workers are eligible for a number of benefits under workers compensation law. Depending on the type and extent of your injury—and your ability to work—you could receive medical benefits, disability benefits, and even vocational retraining. Wage Loss Benefits Hurt workers in Idaho may receive two types of reimbursement for lost wages while […]

Should You Settle Your Utah Workers Compensation Case?

Settle Utah Workers Comp Case

Many workers comp claims in Utah eventually reach a settlement. Settling your case does have its benefits—you’ll get a guaranteed sum of money, be free from the frustration of the workers compensation system, and be able to move on with your life. You may forfeit some very significant rights by settling your claim. However, every […]

Utah Workers Compensation Dependents Now Get 4x as Much Per Week

For roughly 30 years, Utah workers compensation dependents have only been eligible to receive $5 per week. That adds up to just $25 per week for a family of 6, and while that might have been OK in 1988, the cost of living has skyrocketed since then. We at Davis & Sanchez know all too […]

Can I Get Reimbursement for Travel Expenses in a Utah Workers Comp Claim?

Utah workers compensation travel law

Not everyone has the luxury of living close to their doctor, and nobody wants to feel stuck or forced to choose a different medical expert after suffering a work-related injury. But when you’re hurt at work and you’re faced with frequent trips to an out-of-town office, those gas bills can really add up over time. […]

Can I Get Workers Compensation for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

When most people think of workplace injuries, they think of big accidents with one-time effects. While these types of injuries tend to make the headlines, they only make a portion of the workers compensation claims filed in Utah, Idaho and beyond. The reality is that many, many kinds of injuries and illnesses develop over months […]