Workers' Compensation Blog Posts

Can a Third Party Be Liable for My Workplace Injury?

Employees injured at work may not be able to sue their employer since they are covered by workers’ compensation insurance. However, this does not prevent an employee from holding a third-party liable for causing him or her harm while on the job. If another… Read More

Obtaining Workers' Compensation Death Benefits

If you have lost a loved one from a work-related accident, Arizona law provides workers’ compensation death benefits for certain dependent family members. These benefits can help pay for medical, funeral and burial expenses and provide some financial… Read More

Common Workplace Accidents in Workers' Compensation Cases

According to the National Safety Council, a worker is injured every seven seconds on the job. The types of injuries sustained are often life-changing, keeping workers away from their jobs. There are many types of workplace accidents that cause workers… Read More

Workers' Compensation for Burn Injuries

The World Health Organization estimates that 180,000 deaths occur each year due to burns, with burn injuries often occurring in the workplace. If you suffered a burn injury while at work or while performing work-related duties, the Phoenix workers’ compensation… Read More

Can I Reopen My Arizona Workers' Compensation Case?

There are times when you can reopen a workers’ compensation case even though it has already been settled. For example, your condition may change and the effects of your workplace injury or illness may worsen over time. If you wish to reopen your workers’… Read More

Types of Injury Claims Workers Can File after a Highway Construction Accident

Construction work zones are common sites on roadways, highways and interstates throughout the U.S. However, these sites place construction workers at risk of suffering a serious injury or death in the event of a car accident. When this occurs, construction… Read More

Who Is and Is Not Covered by Workers’ Compensation in Arizona?

Workers’ compensation is a no-fault insurance system that provides compensation for lost wages and medical treatment to workers who are injured on the job. However, Arizona has specific rules regarding which workers are covered by workers’ compensation… Read More

Choosing Your Own Doctor for a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Choosing a doctor to treat your workplace injury or illness is an important decision that may impact your physical recovery and workers’ compensation benefits. In Arizona, most employees have the right to seek medical treatment from a health care provider… Read More

Workers’ Compensation for Occupational Diseases

Hazards in the workplace can lead to the development of occupational diseases that impact a person’s everyday life and ability to work. If an employee develops an injury or disease because of conditions found in his or her work environment, the employee… Read More

Are Car Accidents Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

When injuries occur on the job, an injured employee may be able to receive workers’ compensation benefits. This includes injuries resulting from car accidents. However, navigating this type of workers’ compensation claim can be complicated as there are… Read More

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