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Category Archives: Workers Compensation

Arizona Supreme Court Clarifies Legal Standard for Workers’ Compensation and Mental Health Injuries

According to reporting from Business Insurance, the Arizona Supreme Court has issued a key decision clarifying the state’s legal standard for workers’ compensation and mental health injuries. In ruling against a Tucson police officer, the state’s highest court determined that mental health injuries without a corresponding physical impairment are only compensable in the narrow circumstances …

Hurt While Working for an Uninsured Employer in Arizona? Know Your Rights and Options

Workers are entitled to no-fault workers’ compensation coverage. As explained by the Industrial Commission of Arizona (AZICA), “it is mandatory for employers to secure workers’ compensation insurance for their employees.” Unfortunately, not all companies live up to this responsibility.    Workers need to know what to do if they were injured while working for an …

Workers’ Compensation in Arizona: Your Guide to Light Duty Assignments

Unfortunately, workplace injuries remain a serious public safety issue in our region. According to data from the Arizona Department of Health Services, approximately 63,500 workers are hurt on the job in the state each year. Workers’ comp insurance coverage provides much needed financial and legal protection. You can take time off to get medical care …

Report: Amazon Warehouse Workers Injured at Twice the Rate of the Industry Average

According to a report from CNBC, a study conducted by the labor advocacy group Strategic Organizing Center (SOC) alleges that Amazon warehouse workers are twice as likely to be hurt on the job as warehouse workers at other companies. The study purports that disproportionate share of Amazon’s warehouse worker injuries are suffered by new employees. …

Workers comp private investigator tactics

When you get involved in a workplace injury, your insurance company may decide to hire a private investigator to watch you or “conduct surveillance.” The work of these private investigators is to determine if the claimed work-related injury is either faked, exaggerated, or even falsely absenting themselves from work. Although this might seem as an …

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