How Much Is My Workers’ Comp Claim Worth?

As a worker, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if you have been injured on the job, but exactly how much money will you receive to replace your wages and cover your medical bills? This is often the first question employees ask in relation to their workers’ compensation case. There is no uniform

What Is a Disability Rating?

In a workers’ compensation case, the amount of benefits an injured employee receives depends on the severity of their injury, and how the injury affected the employee’s ability to work. A “disability rating,” as determined by a doctor, is the system used for identifying injury severity. A disability rating is also known as an

What Is an Average Weekly Wage?

The formula for calculating AWW varies by state. If you have been injured in an on-the-job accident, your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance plan is intended to account for the wages you are losing due to your injury. You may be curious about how exactly the amount of benefits you receive will be determined. The

You’ve Been Hurt at Work, What Should You Do Now?

If you’ve been injured on the job, it is very important to act quickly in order to protect your rights. Many injured workers wait to file their claims: Some because they aren’t sure their injuries are serious, and some because they fear to lose their jobs. However, waiting to file your claim

Workers Compensation Third Party Case

Workers Compensation is usually the only remedy for an injured worker.  However, if an outside third party caused the injury, then you may have a claim against them as well.  If you obtain a recovery against the third party, then you will need to pay the Workers Compensation insurance company back for