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  • When you work in the food industry, you are working at a fast and swift pace to ensure that the business is running efficiently. Likewise, it is easier to get hurt when you are running in and out of the kitchen. Just because it happens to everyone, does not mean you should not file a workers’ compensation claim when you get hurt. The most common restaurant injuries are listed below: Cuts, [...]

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    Injuries happen, but what happens when you get injured on the job? You file your workers’ compensation claim and wait for approval. But you were denied and cannot afford the medial expenses out of pocket. Not to mention, your employer is hounding you to get back to work as soon as possible. With everything going on, chances are you have felt like things were not exactly fair. So, what do you[...]

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    Slip and fall lawsuits and accidents are a widespread of causes of injury in the United States. Unfortunately, most Americans don't think about the dangers of these accidents until they affect them or their loved ones. For those who have been injured, getting compensation can be a tall order and can therefore be imperative for them to work with qualified attorneys. Below is a rundown of some of [...]

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    We are experiencing a high rate of divorces among couples over the age of fifty years. These numbers are increasing tremendously over the years, especially with an onset of disability. The major question is how the divorce will affect Social security disability benefits. If you were getting disability benefits based on your work history, your divorce would not affect your eligibility for social [...]

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    Do You Have to Pay Taxes on Worker's Compensation Benefits If you get injured at work or develop a work-related illness in Mt. Vernon, IL, then you may be eligible for worker's compensation benefits. Workers' comp is a no-fault system, and therefore, you will get compensation irrespective of who is responsible for your injury or illness. However, after receiving the payment, determining whether [...]

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    Steps to Take if You’ve Been Injured in a Car Accident in Columbia Illinois The accident rate is very high in Columbia, Illinois, due to a large number of distracted and intoxicated drivers. So, it is possible you might be involved in a car accident at some point in your life. Therefore, it's crucial to know the proper steps to take if you are involved in a car crash. There are certain things [...]

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    FAQs about the Social Security Disability (SSDI) process Most people have concerns about Social Security Disability FAQs. Below are FAQs by applicants who have either made an application or an appeal when it comes to Social Security Disability Benefits. Our lawyers at Benton, IL, will also have reliable answers in regards to the questions. How is disability defined when it comes to Social [...]

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    Workers Comp Claim Denials and What to Do Next Workplace related illnesses and injuries are usually covered by an employer's workers' comp insurance. In most states, the coverage is determined by the average level of risk in a given industry. Unfortunately, in some cases, worker's comp insurance claims can be denied for reasons such as: Failure to report an injury in time Failure to file [...]

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