In a Utah workers comp claim, a doctor’s opinion can be even more important than a judge’s. Doctors hold the key to opening or slamming shut the door on your claim, and insurance companies know this. When you’re hurt at work, your insurer will try to do two things to save a little money. First, […]
Workers comp is a system devised to compensate people who were hurt on the job without becoming tangled up in a personal injury lawsuit. Deciding whether or not you need a lawyer to navigate the workers comp process is one of the first decisions you’ll have to make on the path to getting the compensation […]
Looking for an experienced workers comp lawyer in Utah? The hallmarks of a successful attorney are easy enough to spot, and will guide you in your search to find the best representation possible. Let’s go over these factors and take a look at what they mean for you, your case, and winning the compensation you […]
One of the most common questions we get is one you’ve probably been wondering yourself: Do I have a solid case? Basically, is pursuing a workers compensation case worth your time and energy? Is your case likely to succeed, either through a settlement or winning in court? Or are you better off biting the bullet […]
Reading through the official laws on workers comp—or any laws, for that matter—is a great way to give yourself a headache. Save yourself the trouble and let us dive in for you. Let’s briefly go over and demystify Utah’s workers comp laws on a very basic level, and how those laws might affect you. Utah […]
In the past year, a statewide audit of Utah businesses found that 83% of companies were properly classifying Utah workers according to state law. To put it another way, roughly 17% of companies in Utah were in at least one violation of fair and legal worker treatment. Those businesses may have improperly classified employees as […]
You’re hurt at work. Surely, your company will have your back and help cover your medical bills—right? But that’s not always the case. Time and time again, solid workers comp claims are flat-out denied, leaving people like you totally lost and angry. Let’s take a look at the most common reasons why workers comp claims […]
Need a workers compensation attorney, but don’t know where to begin? Look no further.
Finding a workers comp lawyer in Idaho or Utah isn’t actually that hard, but taking the first step can be confusing. Let’s take a look at the calling cards of a bright, dedicated attorney, and how you can land the best lawyer for YOUR workers comp case.
Are you curious whether you even need an attorney at all to represent your case? The fact is, you may be able to successfully represent yourself without needing a workers comp lawyer. Many people take this route every year—but there is a catch.
Most people who go down the path of self-representation do so for a handful of reasons, which have to do with their injury’s severity and how much their employer decides to cooperate.
Whether your injury or illness happened at work forms the basis of your worker’s compensation claim. Every day, people are shocked to find out that—according to their employer—their injury doesn’t count as ‘work-related.’
But how can that be? Let’s take a look at some common situations that happen at work, and how they could affect your workers comp case.