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Workers Comp

How Much Is My Neck Injury Workers Comp Case Worth in Utah?

Neck injuries in the workplace can come out of nowhere, or they can build up gradually over time, starting as a small ache and ending up as a debilitating injury. Some of these will heal quickly, with only minor medical treatment. Others, however, may be permanent, and require expensive medical treatment and physical therapy. With […]

Utah Workers Comp: You’d Be Surprised Which Injuries Are Covered

With all the snow we’ve seen in Utah this year, the chances of employees slipping and falling in the parking lot on the way into work is much more likely. But many people may not realize that this is a workers comp claim, even if the person isn’t clocked in. A surprising number of injured […]

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 […]

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 […]

What’s the Difference Between a Workers Compensation Claim and a Personal Injury Claim?

While some lawyers practice both personal injury law and workers compensation law, there’s a huge distinction to be made between the two. Except for rare cases, it is not possible for an injured worker to file a personal injury claim against an employer. In general, when employees are hurt on the job or while performing […]

What is a Repetitive Stress Injury?

What is a repetitive stress injury? Repetitive stress injuries (RSI) affect millions of Americans every year. Office staff, supermarket checkout clerks, and construction workers can all fall victim to repetitive stress. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reported that RSI’s are one of the fastest growing occupational injuries. Almost 1 in 3 injuries are […]