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Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (33) Am I entitled to a Settlement?

Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (33) Am I entitled to a Settlement? Am I entitled to a Settlement? At the outset, when we are just meeting with a potential client, we go ahead and discuss settlement. No, we have no idea what type of figures we will be dealing with or how long it may take Read More

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Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (32) How Much am I paid under Workers Compensation?

Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (32) How Much am I paid under Workers Compensation? How much am I paid under Workers Compensation? If you suffered a job injury and have a valid Alabama Workers Compensation claim, you may be entitled to different types of monetary compensation. The most common type of compensation is temporary total disability Read More

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Alabama Workers Compensation Law Why You Should Care

Alabama Workers Compensation Law Why You Should Care Alabama Workers Compensation Law Why You Should Care: Recent news reports and government studies have shown how workers compensation benefits have been repeatedly cut in the past few years, as States sacrifice the health and wealth of injured workers in hope of getting more business to their Read More

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Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (29) Do I have to have Surgery if I don’t want it?

Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (29) Do I have to have Surgery if I don’t want it? Do I have to have surgery if I don’t want it? If you have suffered a compensable job injury in Alabama, you have to see the company doctor. You are also obliged to cooperate with the treatment recommended by Read More

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Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (28) What do I do if I have to Move?

Alabama Workers Compensation Questions: (28) What do I do if I have to Move? It is not uncommon for one of our workers compensation lawyers to speak with an injured worker who is concerned about their workers comp case because they have to move. Maybe their spouse has to move for their job; unfortunately, many Read More

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Alabama’s Statute of Limitations Explained

Alabama’s Statute of Limitations Explained If you suffered a workplace injury in Alabama, to have a compensable workers’ compensation claim, several hurdles have to be cleared: (1) the injured worker must actually be an employee of the defendant; (2) your employer must be subject to Alabama’s workers’ compensation laws; (3) you must show that (i) Read More

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Workers Compensation Benefits continue Declining

Workers Compensation Benefits continue Declining The attached story has some good news-but more bad news. Yes, benefits paid out to injured workers have been steadily falling over the past few years. Some of the decline in benefits is due to safer work conditions-which is great news for injured workers, but as the article goes on to Read More

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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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