If Psychological Trauma Is a Workplace Hazard, Can You File a Workers’ Compensation Lawsuit Because of It?

As the medical profession and the public gain a better understanding of mental health and mental illness, the law should reflect this knowledge.  One in five Americans will be diagnosed with a mental illness at some time in their lives, and the more people talk openly in their personal and professional lives about their struggles…

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Do You Need to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer, or Will Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Resolve Itself?

The idea behind having insurance is “better safe than sorry.”  Healthy people often pay thousands of dollars per year for health insurance, because, in the long term, it is less expensive than having to bear the cost of a major medical treatment in the event that one is necessary.  In situations where insurance coverage is…

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Sterigenics Ethylene Oxide Lawyer | You can File for your Cancer caused by the WillowBrook Plant

Sterigenics International, a multinational outfit who specializes in medical instruments and pharmaceutical drugs, has been negligent to a disturbing extent in regards to the pollution being produced from its Willowbrook plant in DuPage County, Illinois. The EPA recently filed a damning report on the two plants after some years of investigating Stergenics’ emissions of toxic…

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Office Employees Can Be Entitled to Workers’ Compensation for Injuries Due to Office Health Risks

Most of the media images we see of workplace injuries and workers’ compensation payments meant to support the injured workers, involve manual labor jobs. Workers who get injured in accidents at physically demanding jobs that require the use of potentially dangerous machines do, in fact, account for many workers’ compensation cases. This is especially so…

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Your Thumb Is Three Times as Valuable as Your Pinky Finger, and Other Calculations Involved in Workers’ Compensation in Missouri

Some workers’ compensation cases are quite straightforward. In an ideal world, every injury would lead to a full recovery. If that were the case, workers’ compensation would only need to compensate people for medical treatment and for the time they missed work. Things get more complicated when, despite receiving treatment for their injuries, people are…

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