Workers' Compensation Benefits

Workers' Compensation Benefits

Payment for an employee's medical care in the event that he/she is injured at work. Workers' comp benefits may also provide for lost wages and compensate for disability or reduced earning potential. In exchange for receiving workers' comp benefits, the employee surrenders the right to sue the employer for negligence.
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The workers were interviewed three years after suffering a workplace injury and had received workers' compensation benefits.
The 25 states in the study "represent more than 70% of the workers' compensation benefits paid in the United States," the WCRI noted.
In addition to handling hearings, depositions and oral arguments on behalf of his clients, he counsels injured workers regarding the availability of benefits such as civil service, social security disability, private disability and workers' compensation benefits.
The energy industry's leading risk management and insurance provider Energi now offers prepaid debit cards for workers' compensation benefits through its partnership with InsurCard.
New Mexico lawmakers are attempting to close a loophole that allows employees to receive workers' compensation benefits for injuries sustained at work while intoxicated or stoned, the New Mexico Watchdog newspaper reports.
Bricault, 39, admitted during a plea hearing in Worcester Superior Court that she fraudulently collected more than $5,000 in workers' compensation benefits in 2007 while deriving undisclosed income from a day care center she ran out of her home.
On reviewing the areas targeted by the government concerning workers' compensation benefits, as an injured worker I am insulted by the suggestion in the issues paper that reducing or removing benefits will provide "incentives" for injured workers to return to work sooner
Workers' compensation benefits are divided into two categories: medical and indemnity benefits.
She was responsible for paying local, state, and federal taxes, and was not entitled to unemployment and workers' compensation benefits from Staff.
An Oneida County man who was injured 23 years ago while working as a painter for a Central New York cheese company has been charged with defrauding the New York State Insurance Fund which has been paying him workers' compensation benefits since the 1986 accident.

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