Workers' Compensation Blog Posts

Filing a Workers Compensation Claim

Workers compensation has been offered to United States citizens since 1908 in order to provide those who have been injured or fell ill at their workplace with financial assistance. As workers compensation laws may vary from state to state, it may be… Read More

Workers Compensation FAQ

Have questions about workers compensation? Refer to these frequently asked questions to find the answers you need. Want to discuss the details of your potential case with one of the professionals at Phillips Law Group? Contact a Phoenix workers compensation… Read More

Total and Permanent Disability

Permanent disability benefits are an award given under circumstances where a person is no longer able to perform the functions that gainful employment requires, as a consequence of an injury covered by workers compensation. Several factors are taken… Read More

Construction Firm to Pay $76,000 in Overtime Wages

Diversified Interiors of Amarillo, Ltd., a framing and drywall construction firm, has paid $76,417 to 63 workers who were denied overtime pay for hours worked beyond their normal shifts, the U.S. Department of Labors Wage and Hour Division (WHD) recently… Read More

Regulators Recover Overtime Pay For Iowa Mechanics

PELLA, Iowa (AP) - A tire company has paid 25 mechanics at six retail locations in Iowa nearly $217,000 in back wages after regulators found violations of federal overtime law. The U.S. Department of Labor said Wednesday that DJR Holding Corp. made the… Read More

Diversified Interiors of Amarillo Ltd. Paid $76k in O/T

AMARILLO -- Diversified Interiors of Amarillo Ltd. paid 63 current and former employees $76,417 in overtime back wages following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division. An investigation found that the employer failed… Read More

Ark. Police to Receive $150k in Past Wages

WYNNE, Ark. (U.S. Dept. of Labor) - The Wynne Police Department will pay $150,085 in back wages and liquidated damages to 24 uniformed officers to resolve a federal lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Labor for alleged violations of the overtime and… Read More

Ex-worker Sues Lani Kai for Overtime Pay

A former employee of the Lani Kai Island Resort on Fort Myers Beach has filed a lawsuit alleging the hotel failed to pay him overtime for nearly two years and he claims other employees were similarly underpaid. Ramon Aponte, a former maintenance director,… Read More

Nieman Printing Inc. Violates Overtime Provisions

The U.S. Department of Labor said Dallas-based Nieman Printing Inc. has paid $96,335 in overtime back wages to 101 employees following a department investigation. The company violated the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, according… Read More

Espitia Cleaning Inc. Paying Back Wage

Arlington-based Espitia Cleaning Inc. agreed to pay $53,095 in back wages to 130 current and former janitors following a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) investigation. The DOLs Wage and Hour Division found the company paid janitors straight time for all… Read More

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