When I talk with clients about the idea of settlement of a workers’ compensation claim, there are several things I always need to address. First, an injured worker does not have to settle his or her workers’ compensation claim and the employer and their workers’ compensation insurance carrier cannot make the injure worker settle your[...]
When we discuss a settlement for a workers’ compensation claim there are several things we need to discuss at the outset. First, what is it that the injured worker wants to accomplish via settlement. Second, is the injured worker receiving sufficient compensation based on the terms of settlement. When we discuss the idea of what[...]
The short answer is not necessarily. When a person is injured at work and the employer or workers’ compensation insurance carrier are paying for medical treatment this can mean one of two things has occurred for the workers’ compensation claim. First, the employer or workers’ compensation insurance carrier has formally accepted liability for[...]
Clients ask: Who is calling me after my workers compensation medical appointments? Rehab professionals? Megan Callahan Attorney explains in this informative video.
The information provided in a recorded statement can be critical in terms of the further benefits the employer or workers’ compensation insurance carrier may agree to provide for the work injury. Any time the employer or workers’ compensation insurance carrier is requesting a recorded statement as part of their investigation of the workers’ compensation claim[...]