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My Workers’ Compensation Adjuster Requested A QME – What Does That Mean?

QUALIFIED MEDICAL EVALUATOR: Often a workers’ compensation adjuster will request a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) to provide a final expert medical report. A QME is supposed to be unbiased.  [...]

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Missed the Deadline for RTWSP? It may not be too late!

DIR Issues Notice of Public Hearing on April 15, 2016 for Proposed Modification to Return-to-Work Supplement Program There are timelines associated with obtaining the Return-to-Work Supplement [...]

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Undocumented Workers ARE Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits!!

Many undocumented workers are afraid to apply for workers’ compensation benefits due to their immigration status. What they do not understand is that they ARE entitled to workers’ compensation [...]

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Time Is Ticking Away For $5,000 Workers’ Compensation Return to Work Supplement Program!

Senate Bill 863 created the Return to Work (RTW) Supplement Program annual fund of $120 million.  This fund is supposed to provide supplemental payments to workers whose permanent disability [...]

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Do I have a Workers’ Compensation Claim? Was I injured on the job?

DO I HAVE A WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM?  WAS I INJURED ON THE JOB? ARE JUMPING JACKS ENOUGH TO FIND INDUSTRIAL INJURY? Many workers have little or no experience with the workers’ compensation [...]

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HOW DO I OBTAIN MEDICAL TREATMENT IN MY WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CASE?

Injured workers ask this question on a daily basis. What might surprise you is that many workers’ compensation doctors ask themselves the same question concerning their patients. The legislature [...]

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PANEL QMES, THE MEDICAL UNIT AND JUST MORE DELAY FOR THE INJURED WORKER!

The good ole days in workers’ compensation have come and gone.  Parties are now required to go through the Panel Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) process when they disagree with treating [...]

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Get Involved in Return to Work!

Both disabled workers and employers must act regarding return to work issues.  Frankly your hard earned money may be well spent to hire an employment law attorney and accommodation expert.  [...]