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My Work Comp Claim Was Denied – What to Do?

Anyone following this blog will know that I filed my recent knee injury as a workers compensation claim.  Well, just like many of my workers (workmans) comp clients, I received a Notice of Claim Status denying my claim.  Many times a carrier will deny a claim simply because they only have 21 days to accept …

Uninsured Employers in Arizona Workers Compensation Claims

What happens if a worker in Arizona is injured while working for an employer who fails to carry workers compensation insurance?  This actually happens in about 5-10% of our cases.  These “uninsured employer” cases are handled by the Special Fund Division – No Insurance Section of the Industrial Commission of Arizona.  The SFD – NIS …

What is “Supportive Care”? Arizona Work Comp

Sometimes I have clients who have permanent injuries and when they are told that their case has been “closed”, they get a horrified look on their face as they wonder where they will continue to get medications and treatment that they may need for the rest of their lives.  Don’t worry, I tell them.  You …

Employers Firing Injured Workers While on Light Duty

I’ve seen a very disturbing trend recently wherein unscrupulous employers and carriers take advantage of a recent change in the law to refuse temporary compensation to an injured worker.  The employer will offer “light duty” work to the injured worker, who accepts the accommodated employment.  The employer will then concoct a reason to fire the …

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