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Category Archives: Workers Compensation

How will working affect my permanent worker’s compensation benefits in Arizona?

When are permanent benefits not really permanent? When they are received as a result of an on-the-job injury in Arizona.  As I have discussed before, there are two different kinds of permanent injuries in Arizona workman’s compensation claims.  Scheduled injuries are those that involve a specific body part that is listed on the schedule of …

SCF Won’t Buy Your Weed

If you were sitting around munching on Cheetos wondering if you could get the workers’ compensation carrier to pay for your marijuana, you are sorely mistaken. In a blow to stoners injured on the job everywhere, SCF recently put out an official statement that they will not cover medical marijuana even if the injured worker …

What to Expect at My “Free Consultation”

Many attorneys offer what we call a “Free Consultation”.  It sounds a little suspect but is really one of the great bargains in the law business.  Can you imagine a doctor meeting with you for 1/2 an hour, listening to your complaints, giving you a diagnosis, and telling you what treatment you need – FOR NOTHING?  …

Injured Worker’s Duty to Inform Carrier of Surgery

Something we’ve run into recently on a couple of cases that bears mentioning here is the duty that a worker injured on the job in Arizona has to notify the employer’s insurance carrier of a pending surgery at least 10 days before it takes place.  This general rule is true for any medical treatment for …

Do I Need to Answer Interrogatories in AZ Work Comp Case?

Many clients who are litigating their work injury claims in Arizona call us after they receive a large packet of information from the attorney representing the insurance carrier. One of the most intimidating contents of this packet are the “interrogatories”, which are a series of (usually 25) written questions about the injury, witnesses, medical treatment …

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