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Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (21) What are the Lawyer’s Fees?

Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (21) What are the Lawyer’s Fees? A question we are always asked during our initial meeting with potential clients is “what are your fees?” We inform everyone that in accordance with Alabama’s Workers Comp laws, we do not charge a fee unless your case settles or you are awarded workers’ comp Read More

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Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (20) Does a failed drug test mean I cannot get comp benefits?

Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (20) Does a failed drug test mean I cannot get comp benefits? If you work in Alabama and have suffered a workplace injury, you are probably entitled to workers’ compensation benefits under the Alabama Workers’ Compensation laws; however, if the injured worker failed a drug test given afterwards, they may be Read More

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Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (19) Is it true that comp will pay my medical bills for life?

Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (19) Is it true that comp will pay my medical bills for life?  YES. Alabama’s Workers’ Compensation law states that your employer’s workers compensation insurance carrier is responsible for paying for all reasonable and necessary medical treatment related to a work injury for the rest of your life. Should you settle Read More

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Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (18) How do you toll the statute of limitations?

Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (18) How do you toll the statute of limitations? In our last blog we explained that the Statute of Limitations is the statutorily prescribed limitation on a person’s right to bring a legal action. For an Alabama Workmen’s Compensation claim, the statute of limitation is 2 years from the date of Read More

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Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (17) What is the Statute of Limitations?

Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (17) What is the Statute of Limitations? The Statute of Limitations is the statutorily prescribed limitation on a person’s right to bring a legal action. For an Alabama Workmen’s Compensation claim, the statute of limitation is 2 years from the date of your job injury, or two years from the date Read More

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Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (16) What are vocational benefits?

Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (16) What are vocational benefits? If you have suffered a permanent injury to a non scheduled body part (head, neck, shoulders, back, hip, or if you have an injury which detrimentally effects the efficient functioning of your body) and you are no longer able to perform you past work or earn Read More

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Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (14) What doe MMI mean?

Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (14) What doe MMI mean? As mentioned in earlier blogs, temporary total disability benefits (TTD benefits) is the name given to the workers’ compensation check a worker who was injured at work receives during the period of time they are unable to work due to their job injury. TTD benefits are Read More

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Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (13) What are TPD Benefits?

Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (13) What are TPD Benefits? Temporary Partial Disability (TPD) Benefits is the name give to the workers’ compensation check an injured worker receives during the period of time they are unable to work full time (or earn the same wages that they did prior to their job injury) due to a Read More

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Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (11) I want a second opinion about whether I need surgery:

Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (11) I want a second opinion about whether I need surgery: If you work in Alabama and have suffered a job injury, you are most likely entitled to benefits under Alabama’s Workers’ Comp law. Part of your rights under our Worker’ Compensation Law includes your right to medical treatment. As we Read More

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