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Advice from a workmans comp attorney on workplace injuries

Workmans comp protection

Many workers who are injured at work have no idea of the process and procedures that need to occur after their incident. Be sure to report almost any incident that causes pain or discomfort because of on the job activity. 242 more words

Worker's Compensation

Do California and Canada have a lot in common when it comes to workers’ compensation?

Do California and Canada have a lot in common when it comes to workers’ compensation?   In preparing my presentation to the annual meeting of the… 497 more words

Wallaby Grip Ltd v QBE Insurance (Australia) Ltd

ON THIS DAY in 2010, the High Court of Australia delivered Wallaby Grip Ltd v QBE Insurance (Australia) Ltd  HCA 9.  A workers compensation insurer failed to discharge its onus to prove the limit of its liability under a contract of indemnity.   25 more words

Civil Procedure

When workers compensation cases went all the way to the Privy Council in London

ON THIS DAY in 1972 the Privy Council delivered Staska v General Motors-Holden’s Pty Ltd  UKPCHCA 1; (1972) 123 CLR 673 (28 March 1972), an appeal of a South Australian workers compensation case. 34 more words

Privy Council

Forklift Operator Knocks Over $100,000 Worth of Liquor

As seen in this Youtube video, “in a Russian liquor warehouse, a forklift driver hits the gas in reverse and plows into a warehouse rack filled with liquor, causing a domino effect that brings down half the warehouse. 392 more words

Business Insurance

Can the Insurance Company Deny My Minnesota Work Comp Claim Because of a Pre-existing Condition?

Unfortunately, the work comp insurance company can deny a claim on almost any basis, no matter how flimsy. This is how insurance companies avoid paying claims, because they know that a certain percentage of people will never hire a lawyer or pursue a claim if it has been denied. 659 more words

Workers' Compensation

Why should an employer take care of a worker injured on the job? Because doing so saves money, and the data proves it!

Hard cold numbers prove the value of taking care of an employee injured on the job.  For California, if a work injury can be treated by workers’ compensation medical care only, the average cost of a claim is $1,156. 184 more words

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