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The ABCs of Workers Compensation

The ABCs of Workers Compensation Workers’ compensation is a unique set of laws in Alabama, with different rules and procedures from general tort law.  As such, workers compensation has developed its own linguistics and phraseology that can be confusing to lawyers who do not emphasize workers’ compensation claims in their practice-more so for injured workers.  Read More

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How is my Average Weekly Wage Calculated

How is my Average Weekly Wage Calculated Not long ago we received an inquiry from a potential client (who we now represent) concerning the amount of their temporary total disability (ttd) check.   The injured worker knew that their workers’ compensation check was based on his average weekly wage, but the amount of their ttd check Read More

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Nursing Home Workers have a dangerous job

Nursing Home Workers have a dangerous job As the attached article points out, working in a Nursing Home or Assisted Living Facility is a job rife with hazards, and with the appearance of the novel coronavirus-these jobs have become even more dangerous. We you aware that according to a study by the U.S. Department of Labor, Read More

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Basics to Alabama Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Basics to Alabama Workers’ Compensation Benefits If you work in Alabama and have suffered a work injury, chances are you are not sure what your rights are to workers compensation benefits or how to go about protecting your rights.  You probably don’t know a lawyer to ask either (I didn’t know any lawyers until I Read More

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Alabama Job Injury Torn Rotator Cuff

Alabama Job Injury  Torn Rotator Cuff One of the most painful job injuries a worker in Alabama can suffer is a torn rotator cuff.  It is not only the injury itself, but the surgery and recovery which can cause pain.  If you are not careful, you can easily re-tear the rotator cuff during physical therapy Read More

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Alabama, Coronavirus and the War on Injured Workers

Alabama, Coronavirus and the War on Injured Workers We have written several articles over the years detailing how Alabama has among the worst workers’ compensation benefits in America (click here), to the detriment of our injured workers (here). Unfortunately, this War on Workers’ Compensation is continuing here in Alabama during the current national crises. Earlier Read More

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Retaliatory Discharge

Excellent decision by the Federal District Court in Tennessee. Apparently, the employer hired plaintiff despite their undocumented status. This was not a problem until the worker suffered an on the job injury and had to hire legal counsel-at which time the employer/defendant suddenly decided to fire the injured worker-claiming it was because of their undocumented status Read More

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Colorado Ski School Workers Most at Risk for On-The-Job Injuries

Colorado Ski School Workers Most at Risk for On-The-Job Injuries The other day I was reviewing articles covering workers compensation and Social Security Disability issues-as is my wont-when I came across an article that stated that ski instructors in Colorado were the workers most apt to suffer some type of job injury.  Living in Alabama, I Read More

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