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Understanding Your Right to Workers’ Compensation

By Payer & Associates |

The idea of sustaining a serious injury while on the job is not something that any worker wants to contemplate. However, despite the fact that we rightfully expect our workplace to be safe, these types of situations happen. According to the National Safety Council, a worker is injured on the job here in this… Read More »

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Teachers and Workers’ Compensation Benefits

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After spending the summer lesson planning for their respective classes, almost every teacher in America is once again standing at the front of a classroom now that school is back in session. However, some of those who teach our nation’s youngest and brightest minds were unable to return to work this school year because… Read More »

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The Impact Mental Health Can Have on Workers’ Compensation

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Most people who think of workplace injuries are likely envisioning the physical ones such as a broken limb or back injury. However, another type of work injury can also occur that is very common but much less talked about – a mental health injury. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),… Read More »

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The Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round and So Do Workplace Injuries – Understanding School Bus Drivers and Workers’ Compensation

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Bus drivers transport people between various places close destinations such as work and shopping centers to further ones across state and national borders. Some drivers drive regular routes and others transport passengers on chartered trips or sightseeing tours. Additionally, some bus drivers spend their careers transporting children to various schools around our nation –… Read More »

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Helping Retail Workers Avoid Workplace Injuries

By Payer & Associates |

It’s practically the end of summer and that means that kids have begun to go back to school. And we all know that back-to-school means lots of trips to the store to purchase specified items for everyone from the smallest members of your family who are heading to school for the first time to… Read More »

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Avoiding the Appearance of a Fraudulent Workers’ Compensation Claim

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Most injured workers who pursue a claim for workers’ compensation are perfectly legitimate. After all, workplace injuries are so common in this country that the National Safety Council has asserted a worker is injured on the job every seven seconds. This means that well over 12,000 workers are injured on-the-job every single day and… Read More »

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Combatting Work-Related Hearing Loss

By Payer & Associates |

We have all been on the phone with or conversed with someone in person who said the phrase “huh?” just a bit too often. Hearing loss is prevalent here in the United States, especially among workers who regularly deal with noise exposure in the workplace as well as those who are injured in isolated… Read More »

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Putting Your Cell Phone to Good Use Following a Workplace Accident

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Most of us can agree that cell phones have evolved from the novelty item they once were into a multi-use tool that is utilized throughout daily life. According to the Pew Research Center, over 96 percent of Americans now have a cell phone of some kind. Additionally, 81 percent of Americans self-identify as having… Read More »

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Dealing With Your Workplace Injuries

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There is no point in denying the fact that workplace injuries are stressful and can interfere with an injured worker’s life, even to the point of preventing the worker from being able to continue to earn a living. Therefore, in addition to pursuing medical treatment, if you become injured at work you should also… Read More »

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The Workplace Injury Risks Faced By Airport Workers

By Payer & Associates |

Many Americans visit busy airports every day en route to exotic vacation destinations, on business trips, and to visit family members. However, the people who work in airports typically do not have the luxury of fantasizing about a warm Caribbean beach during a shift. Instead, these workers are usually left behind as travelers head… Read More »

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