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The different types of workers' compensation benefits available

Workers' compensation benefits are vital benefits for injured workers and their families to help them as they struggle to get back on their feet while suffering an occupational illness or from a workplace injury. Workers' compensation benefits are available to protect injured workers from medical expenses and lost wages when they have been injured on-the-job.

A look at the different types of harm workers may suffer

Unfortunately, workers can suffer a variety of different types of harm in their workplaces. Fortunately, on the other hand, workers' compensation benefits are available to help injured workers who may be suffering either from a workplace injury or occupational illness that prevents them from working and being able to earn a living.

Ohio manufacturer cited after worker is injured

When a worker in Ohio has been injured on-the-job, there are different ways that their employer may be held liable. Recently, a manufacturing company based in Ohio was cited for safety violations after one of its employees was injured. The Ohio-based company was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after an employee was hospitalized with a crushed arm.

Treatment options for repetitive stress injuries

Injured workers who have suffered a repetitive stress injury can find their world significantly changed as they are unable to perform simple tasks they once had no problem performing. Injured workers may not be able to cook, garden, pick up a child or carry groceries into the house because of the pain and disability caused by the repetitive stress injury they have suffered. They may also be unable to work.

What to do when workers' compensation benefits are denied

Being denied workers' compensation benefits can have a significant impact on the lives of vulnerable workers during a difficult period of time after they have been injured in a workplace accident. It can leave injured workers feeling vulnerable and not knowing what to do.

How to file a VSSR claim

When an employer overlooks a specific safety requirement and a worker is injured, there may be different protections for injured workers to consider and that they will want to be familiar with. One option is to file a claim for an employer Violation of Specific Safety Requirement (VSSR).

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