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Alabama Workers Compensation Injury Herniated Disk

Alabama Workers Compensation Injury Herniated Disk Powell and Denny have been representing injured workers in Alabama for 28 years, and during these years we have represented hundreds of workers who suffered a herniated disc while performing their job duties. A herniated disc (also called a herniated disk, a herniated nucleus pulposus, disc protrusion, disc extrusion, 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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Workers Compensation and Working at Home

Workers Compensation and Working at Home We have previously written blogs on what a person needs to show in order to have a valid workers’ compensation claim in Alabama, but to summarize that blog, a worker has to be able to show that (1) they were the employee of the defendant, (2) that their employer had 5 Read More

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Healthcare Workers and Back Injuries

Healthcare Workers and Back Injuries Did you know that healthcare workers suffer more musculoskeletal injuries than workers in any other industry?  Healthcare workers (such as nurses, certified nurses’ assistants (CNA), physical therapists, orderlies etc) know this, but most workers think that people who work in construction or manufacturing suffer the most back injuries, but they would Read More

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Workers Compensation and Coronavirus

Workers Compensation and Coronavirus This article is sad, and shows how very little most politicians know-or care-about injured workers or workers’ compensation benefits. Workers are told to get back to work, but then politicians want to prevent them from receiving workers’ compensation benefits should they incur COVID-19. In their rush to please businesses (way too often Read More

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Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury Regardless of how dismissive the President appeared to be recently when discussing Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) suffered by American Troops in Iraq, “traumatic brain injuries are more than simple headaches, post-traumatic stress disorder has nothing to do with a person’s inner fortitude, and trauma doesn’t turn former soldiers into killers. Yet because others 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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