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Chronic Pain and Psychological Injuries

Chronic Pain and Psychological Injuries Those who suffer serious injuries as a result of a job injury often develop chronic pain issues.  Chronic pain is defined as pain which limits one’s activities and lasts for at least 6 months-and it can be a lifetime problem. Chronic pain often starts with an injury. After the acute Read More

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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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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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The Real Face of Fraud in Workers’ Comp

The Real Face of Fraud in Workers’ Comp In 2016, Reagan Kemple lost his life while battling wildfires in California, leaving behind a wife and 2 children. When Mrs. Kemple sought workers’ compensation benefits she was told that her husband’s employer did not have coverage because they did not have any employees—everyone who worked for them were Read More

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Little Fraud by Workers Found in Workers’ Compensation Claims

Little Fraud by Workers Found in Workers’ Compensation Claims The attached article from an insurance journal discusses fraud in workers’ compensation. The author tells how “certain schemes and scenarios are addressed, another pops up elsewhere, costing insurers and employers more than $7 Billion per year, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau.”* The fraud discussed is Read More

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Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (44) Do I have a workers compensation claim if my injury occurred while I was in the Parking Lot?

Do I have a workers’ compensation claim if my injury occurred while I was in the Parking Lot? Alabama Workman’s Comp benefits are not limited solely to workers who were hurt at work while they on the clock. Under Alabama’s Workers’ Compensation law, “’employment is not limited by the actual time when the workman reaches Read More

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The High Cost of Workers Comp

The High Cost of Workers Comp Alabama Workers Compensation Lawyers The High Cost of Workers Comp: Earlier this month I spoke on the the phone with one of my workers compensation clients; they informed me that the stress and financial problems he and his family have been forced to go through during the pendency of Read More

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