Injured at Work Legal Claims

Work Injury Claims   Workers compensation or work injury claims are often handled differently than personal injury claims.   Most commonly, the victim in a work injury seeks compensation from an employer’s workers compensation insurance rather than the employer themselves.   Employers in most states are required to insure their employees in case of injury. […]

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How Much Money Can I Receive in a Workers Compensation Claim in Indiana

How Much Money Can I Receive For A Workers Comp Claim in Indiana?   If you are injured on the job in Indiana and unable to return to work for more than a week, you may be entitled to receive paid medical care and compensation for your lost wages equal to two-thirds of your average […]

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Workers Compensation Requirements and Penalties in Indiana

Workers Compensation Requirements and Penalties in Indiana   IC-22-3-2-2 requires employers to carry workers compensation coverage, with some exceptions   All Indiana employers must provide Workers Compensation coverage to all employees subject to Indiana Code 22-3-2-2.   IC 22-3-2-2 Mandatory compliance; burden of proof; exemptions     Sec. 2. (a) Every employer and every employee, except as […]

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exclusive remedy provision of Indiana’s Workers Compensation Act

Indiana Workplace Injuries and the “Exclusive Remedy” Provision of Indiana’s Workers’ Compensation Act   Being involved in an Indiana workplace accident is a stressful experience. Not only must the injured employee worry about physical recovery after the accident, but injured employees must also take time away from work.   On top of this, there are […]

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What Is A Reasonable Accommodation Under The ADA

A psychiatric disability can impact various aspects of an individual’s life, including the ability to achieve maximum productivity in the workplace. The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that one in five people will experience a psychiatric disability in their lifetime, and one in four Americans currently knows someone who has a psychiatric disability. It […]

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Americans With Disabilities Act ADA Overview

  This article provides a brief overview of the titles contained within the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as a general overview of what those titles cover. Title I -Employment Title I of the ADA prohibits discrimination in employment against people with disabilities. It requires employers to make reasonable accommodations to the known […]

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