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Temporary Total Benefits

Workers compensation coverage provides security for employees who are injured on the job, or in a manner relating to tasks they have performed for their employer. Temporary or total disability benefits also known as temporary total benefits helps workers who were injured or sickened due to work-related events pay for medical costs associated with their…

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Workers' Compensation Death Benefits

Workers compensation plans can protect employees from sickness or injuries that they experience while on the job. In addition, death benefits, or survivors benefits, are extended to the surviving dependents of the employee under certain circumstances. The benefits from workers compensation plans vary according to state law, and if you are a survivor…

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Workers Compensation Back Injury

Many workers across America are at risk for injuries every day. While certain industries may be more prone to hazard, an injury is possible in almost any. In 2011, there were nearly 3 million cases of non fatal injuries and illnesses in private industries across the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Over 180,000 of those cases…

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Temporary Partial Benefits

According to SCF Arizona an individual may be eligible to receive compensation benefits if they have missed work for eight or more days in a row resulting from a work related injury. Temporary partial benefits are typically paid to an employee that returns to work, and due to their disabilities, are not able to earn the same amount they were earning…

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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 more difficult filing a workers compensation claim in some states than others. In Arizona, it is common…

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Workers Compensation FAQ

Have questions about worker's 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 lawyer today by calling 1-800-706-3000 or fill out the Free Case Review form to your right to…

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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 into consideration when an individual files a claim for total and permanent disability. Some involve…

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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 reported. Investigators found that Diversified paid the required time-and-a-half premium for scheduled…

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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 payments to mechanics at Heartland Tire and Auto Center locations in Ankeny, Creston, Boone, and…

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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 to pay employees required overtime premium for hours they worked beyond their scheduled workdays.…

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