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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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Misrepresentation of previous medical problems

Misrepresentation of previous medical problems Misrepresentation of previous medical problems: Through the years we have been practicing, our attorneys have had occasion to speak with injured workers who called to complain that their workers compensation claim was being denied because the workers compensation insurance carrier claimed that they had misrepresented a medical condition in their Read More

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Decline in Workers Compensation Benefits

Decline in Workers Compensation Benefits According to the attached article, benefits received by injured workers have been steadily dropping. Some of the decline in benefits is due to safer work conditions, but a LOT is related to the fact “that many injured workers are not receiving the cash benefits and/or medical care they need, and that 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: (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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Should I trust the workers’ compensation adjuster?

I have never had a case where the workers’ compensation insurance carrier has gone so far as to try to fabricate a criminal case against an injured worker to avoid paying for their medical care, but this isn’t as shocking as it should be. So, can you trust the comp carrier? This is an extremely broad Read More

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