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Category Archives: Workers Compensation

Workers’ Compensation Tip of the Day:

In cases where the person needs in home health care, the carrier can pay a family member to do it in place of a professional caregiver. Often my seriously injured clients cannot take care of basic necessities such as: • bathing • dressing • meal preparation • driving • cleaning Many clients are surprised to …

Workers’ Comp. Tip of the Day

To anyone bringing in significant income from tips, commissions, or bonuses, KEEP GOOD RECORDS in the event that you are one day injured and have to pursue a workers’ comp case! You see, many times servers and bartenders and other workers who bring in significant income from tips end up experiencing improper wage calculations and …

CAN YOU FILE FOR WORKMANS COMP AND SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS AT THE SAME TIME IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA?

Yes, you can file a claim for Workman’s comp and social security disability benefits simultaneously. The two benefit systems are completely separate and distinct (ssd is a standardized federal program while workers compensation laws may differ state to state). However, an individual seeking both types of benefits may gain advantage from the input of a …

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) …

Industrial Commission Ombudsman for Injured Workers in Arizona

  Many injured workers are not aware that the Industrial Commission of Arizona has an Ombudsman to answer general questions about work injuries in Arizona.  The Ombudsman can direct injured workers to forms, services, and procedures at the Industrial Commission, but cannot give legal advice.  The Ombudsman helps over 6,000 injured workers a year and can …

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