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Category Archives: Compensability

Time Frames in Arizona Workers Comp Cases Shortly after 9/11, I read a book by New York mayor Rudolph Guliani about his leadership style.  One of the most important things I learned from the book was the concept of “under-promise and over-deliver”.  I have tried, to some varying degrees of success, to incorporate that into …

Hernia Injury On the Job In Arizona

Very few Arizona workers compensation attorneys will take hernia cases.  The reasons are that they are one of the only types of traumatic injuries with special rules in the statutes limiting how much compensation can be recovered by the injured worker.  There are two types of hernias classified in the Arizona Workers Compensation Act:  (1) …

To Settle or Not to Settle in AZ Work Comp Claim

One of the most important things we do as Arizona workers compensation attorneys is helping clients decide whether and when to settle their case.  Arizona work injury claims can be settled by a process called a Compromise and Settlement Agreement.  Usually, there is a requirement that a bona fide dispute exists between the parties to …

Positional Risk in Arizona Workers Compensation Claims

This is a very complex part of the workers compensation law in Arizona.  It stands for the proposition that a worker’s job may place him or her at increased risk of injury just because of the inherently dangerous nature of the job.  It’s really too complicated to explain in a simple blog post, but let me …

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