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How Is the COVID-19 Quarantine Affecting Workers’ Compensation Claimants?

If you are in the middle of a workers’ compensation claim, you likely have already experienced the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on your proceeding. Among other things, claimants are dealing with canceled court hearings, difficulty in receiving medical care and transportation problems triggered by the coronavirus. No matter what else is going on in… Read More »

The Most Common Workplace Hazards in the United States

Each year, a significant number of injuries occur in the workplace across a wide variety of industries. Most of these injuries are the result of one of the following common hazards: Fire. Regardless of what type of industry in which you work, fire is always a risk. According to the Seattle Fire Department’s Fire Prevention… Read More »

When to File an Injury Lawsuit Rather Than a Workers’ Compensation Claim

A common question among people who suffer an injury at work is whether they should choose to file a workers’ compensation claim or to file a lawsuit against the company. The answer is that it depends on the type of accident that occurred and the causes of that accident. Some injuries and illnesses are specifically… Read More »