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Potential Workers Comp Claims for Post-Hurricane Workers


The devastation that the last couple of months, with hurricane after hurricane plaguing our country has brought to light a potential type of Workers Comp claim that clients may need to consider. There are several different types of workers that may be called upon to respond to the aftermath of a hurricane-ravaged city or town.  [ ] The post Potential Workers Comp Claims for Post-Hurricane Workers appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Understanding the Difference Between Personal Injury and Workers Comp Claims


There are many different types of claims that may stem from a personal injury. For example, if a worker is injured on the job, then he or she may potentially have a workers comp claim. Many clients wonder, though, what is the difference between a personal injury and workers comp claim? Let our Joplin workers [ ] The post Understanding the Difference Between Personal Injury and Workers Comp Claims appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Joplin Workers Comp Lawyer Explains the Timeline for Your Claim


Most employees in our country are entitled to workers compensation benefits through their employers.  With this program, employers are also protected from lawsuits involving an employee’s injury.  As your Joplin Workers Comp lawyer will tell you, if you accept those benefits, you are required to waive your right to file a lawsuit.  Essentially, workers compensation [ ] The post Joplin Workers Comp Lawyer Explains the Timeline for Your Claim appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Rogers Workers Comp Lawyer Discusses Issues with Knee Replacements


According to reports, knee injuries are one of the most frequently reported workplace injuries. The U.S. Department of Labor Statistics in 2015, showed that nearly 100,000 workers comp claims were based on knee injuries.  As a Rogers workers comp lawyer knows from experience handling these claims, knee injuries are not only painful but usually quite [ ] The post Rogers Workers Comp Lawyer Discusses Issues with Knee Replacements appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Let a Rogers Workers Compensation Lawyer Help You Settle Your Claim


Most workers believe that, by settling their Workers Compensation claims, they can quickly receive a large sum of money.  However, before you make such an important decision you should understand what you could be relinquishing in the process.  The reality is, your weekly benefits and medical payments could be jeopardized.  Considering that, it is wise [ ] The post Let a Rogers Workers Compensation Lawyer Help You Settle Your Claim appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Rogers Workers Comp Lawyer Can Help With Retaliation


One problem some clients have, when dealing with Workers Comp, is dealing with retaliation from their employers after making a claim for benefits. Although you cannot be fired simply because you filed a workers compensation claim, it is possible to be terminated while you have an active worker’s compensation claim. Your Rogers Workers Comp lawyer [ ] The post Rogers Workers Comp Lawyer Can Help With Retaliation appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Discussing Retaliation with your Workers Compensation Lawyer


A common question from clients who have been injured on the job is whether they can be fired while taking workers compensation leave. The answer is not as simple as yes or no. While you cannot be terminated simply because of a workers compensation claim, it is possible to be terminated while you have an [ ] The post Discussing Retaliation with your Workers Compensation Lawyer appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Why You Need to Hire a Workers Compensation Lawyer


You may be wondering when you should hire a workers compensation lawyer.  If there are any complex issues in your case, the wisest decision is to consult with a Workers Compensation attorney. For instance, if your employer denies your claim or you do not receive your benefits as you should, then an attorney should get [ ] The post Why You Need to Hire a Workers Compensation Lawyer appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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How Long do You have to File a Workers Compensation Claim in Missouri?


You may be wondering when you should hire a workers compensation lawyer.  If there are any complex issues in your case, the wisest decision is to consult with a Workers Compensation attorney. For instance, if your employer denies your claim or you do not receive your benefits as you should, then an attorney should get [ ] The post How Long do You have to File a Workers Compensation Claim in Missouri? appeared first on Cottrell Law Office | Arkansas Personal Injury Attorney.
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Workers Compensation Survivor Benefits in Arkansas


Workers Compensation Survivor Benefits in Arkansas from Wesley Cottrell Generally, there are three situations where the survivor of an eligible employee may be entitled to death or survivor benefits under Arkansas’ Workers Compensation laws. The most obvious is when an employee dies as a direct result of a workplace or work-related injury. Survivors may also be entitled to death benefits when the employee’s death is unrelated to his or her employment. Learn more about workers compensation survivor Benefits in Arkansas in this presentation.
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