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Common Workers’ Compensation Myths

Workers' compensation is a type of insurance that provides medical benefits and wage replacement to employees who are injured in the course of employment. In other words, it provides financial compensation to employees who are injured on the job. Although most employees are generally familiar with the concept of a workers' compensation...

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Workers’ Compensation vs. Personal Injury

Workers' compensation claims and personal injury lawsuits provide injured persons an opportunity to obtain financial compensation for their injuries. However, there are several important differences between the two. In this article, we explain the differences between workers’ compensation claims and personal injury lawsuits. 

Fault

In most...

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Steps to Take if You’re a Victim of Employment Discrimination

Employment discrimination is the mistreatment of an employee by an employer due to the employee’s membership in a protected class. There are several types of employment discrimination, including: 

Race discriminationDisability discriminationAge discriminationNational origin discriminationEthnicity discriminationGender discriminationPregnancy status discrimination

If you believe you are a victim of...

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What’s the Difference Between Workers’ Compensation and Unemployment Benefits?

If you’ve been injured at work, it’s imperative that you understand the difference between workers’ compensation and unemployment benefits. Although both are designed to provide financial assistance to eligible parties, there are several key differences between the two programs. In this article, we explain the difference between workers’ compensation and unemployment benefits...

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What Is a Whistleblower?

The federal government is defrauded out of billions of dollars each year. To combat this issue, the government relies heavily on citizens to report information concerning fraud. People who report fraud to the government are known as whistleblowers. In this article, we discuss whistleblowers and the specific protections they enjoy under state...

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Common Workers’ Compensation Injuries

On-the-job injuries are a fact of life in many professions. Fortunately, many workplace injuries are covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Workers' compensation is a type of insurance that provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees who are injured on the job in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee's right to...

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