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Category Archives: INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION OF AZ

Rules for Employers Regarding Workers Compensation Coverage

Although our firm represents only injured workers, I’ll give a little time to providing information for EMPLOYERS regarding their obligations with regard to work injuries and work comp coverage.  Under the Arizona Workers Compensation Act, it is mandatory for employers to carry work injury coverage for their employees.  Workers compensation coverage can be purchased from any...

Industrial Commission of Arizona Claims System Down

The Industrial Commission of Arizona, the state agency charged with administering disputes in workers compensation claims and various claims procedures, has announced that their computer system will be temporarily unavailable on June 23rd and 24th for a computer system update.  The claims system and optical disk system should be back up and running on Monday...

Are You Confused About Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim in Arizona? You should never be reluctant to report an injury that you suffered while on the job. In fact, Arizona’s Workers’ Compensation Law requires that workers who sustain an on-the-job injury “forthwith report” their injury to their employer. “Forthwith” means that as soon as you...

What is the Industrial Commission of Arizona?

The Industrial Commission of Arizona is a state administrative agency that oversees work injuries, occupational safety, labor rights, and several other functions related to labor.  The Commission is led by five “commissioners” appointed by the governor to staggered five year terms.  The Director of the ICA, currently Laura McGrory, is responsible for the day to...