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Things to keep in mind at a work-site….

Things to keep in mind at a work-site   to protect yourself in case of an injury. By Erica Melendez, Attorney Snow, Carpio & Weekley I have had too many conversations with injured workers that go like this: Me:               “Where were you working?”Client:          “I had just started there, …

Phoenix, Arizona Concurrent Employment

            Concurrent Employment   Arizona law provides that an injured worker is entitled to receive temporary compensation benefits if his doctor notes that his injury is preventing him for working, or limiting the type of work he can do.     An injured worker is entitled to receive 66 2/3% of …

Determination of Your Average Monthly Wage in Phoenix, Arizona

              Determination of Your Average Monthly Wage   Under the Workers Compensation system in Arizona you are entitled to two things while your claim is open; Medical treatment and 66 2/3% of your average monthly wage, if a doctor is keeping you off work or placing restrictions on what work …

Leaving the State While Your claim is Open

Leaving the State While Your claim is Open As an injured worker Arizona law requires that you notify the Industrial Commission if you are planning on leaving the state for more than 14 days while your claim is open.  This can be done by filing paperwork prior to your departure.  Paperwork should include the address …

Independent Medical Examinations by Attorney Nick Wearne

Independent Medical Exams By Nick Wearne, Attorney In theworld of workers’ compensation law there are two types of medical care, active care, and supportive care.  In the months following a worker’s injury you will receive active care.  Active care is medical treatment designed to improve your medical condition.  In some cases an injured worker will …