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May 2019 Archives

How to appeal a denied workers' compensation claim

Workers' compensation benefits stand in the gap to help protect injured workers and their families following a workplace accident or in circumstances of an occupational illness. That is why it is essential for injured workers and their families to be familiar with the workers' compensation process and what they can do if a claim for workers' compensation benefits has been denied.

The rights of injured workers in Ohio

Injured workers in Ohio have important rights that they should be familiar with and are protected when they have been harmed on the job. It is important for injured workers to be familiar with these rights and that they include fair treatment and receipt of benefits they need to help them heal following a workplace accident.

Minimizing your cancer risk as a firefighter

Certain careers and professions are inherently riskier than others. If you make your living working for an Ohio fire department, you work in one such profession. While the firefighting profession brings with it a broad range of potential health and safety risks, one particularly troubling risk you face is that of developing work-related cancer.

Workers' comp help with repetitive stress injuries

Repetitive stress injuries can be difficult for workers to deal with and may impact them on a daily basis in both their professional and personal lives. It is important for workers suffering with the pain of a repetitive stress injury to be familiar with the legal protections available to them and the help that they may be able to receive through workers' compensation benefits if their repetitive stress injury leaves them unable to work or impacts their daily work.

Where to turn after a workplace accident

After a workplace accident, injured workers and their families may wonder what to do. They are likely unexpectedly left facing high medical care costs at the same time they are unable to work to help pay for those costs, as well as their other everyday costs and the needs of themselves and their families. Fortunately, workers' compensation benefits serve as a resource to help with the care they need and their lost earnings.

VSSR benefits and how they can help injured workers

Unfortunately, at times, in Ohio a workplace accident or injury can sometimes occur because of an employer's violation of a specific safety requirement. In those circumstances, the injured victim, or their family in some instances, maybe able to recover additional compensation for the harm they have suffered. It is important for injured victims and their families to be familiar with what a employer violation of specific safety requirement (VSSR benefit) is.

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