Work Injury 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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Can I Choose My Own Workers Comp Doctor?

The short answer is No. The longer answer is detailed below. Often, employees who have been injured at work and call my office want to know why they can’t receive treatment from their primary care doctor or a specialist recommended by their primary care doctor. The best analogy we can come up with is the […]

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Does Workers Compensation Cover Hearing Loss In Indiana

When you work in an industry where you are exposed to especially loud noises, such as manufacturing or construction, you may suffer from hearing loss over time. When this happens, you may need to take some time off from work or stop working altogether so that you can focus on doctor visits and preserving as […]

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Indiana Workers Compensation Law

As an Indiana statutory benefit for employers and employees, Indiana Workers’ Compensation laws create a type of insurance offering. Under the Indiana Work Comp system, an injured Indiana worker will be provided wage replacement (2/3 of their average weekly wage) and medical benefits when they are injured in the course of their Indiana employment. The trade-off for […]

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