Many of my clients get denied worker’s compensation benefits because they failed to report their injury to their employer in a timely manner. What usually happens is the employer and the insurance company denies the injury because there is not enough proof that an injury happened on the job. The injured employee is then stuck […]
What to do about hearing loss caused by your job?
What to do about hearing loss caused by your job? Many job sites are noisy. Some employers provide ear protection while many do not. The reality is that hearing loss does occur and there are ways to protect yourself before as well as following a hearing loss. First, if your workplace is loud, wear ear […]
Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Law: Does my Employer Have to Have Worker’s Compensation Insurance and What if They Don’t?
Worker’s compensation insurance is a must for most wisconsin businesses if they employ three or more full-time or part-time employees. You also must have worker’s compensation insurance if you employ one or more full-time or part-time employees if you have paid combined gross wages of $500 or more in any calendar quarter for work done […]
Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Law: What is the Difference Between an Independent Contractor and an Employee?
Many times, employers try to avoid having to pay for worker’s compensation insurance by claiming that their workers are not employees but instead independent contractors. As a result, the employers and often times the workers are under a false impression that because either one or both of them claim to be an independent contractor that […]
Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Law: What is Temporary Total Disability?
Unfortunately, being injured on the job is a reality that happens to many Wisconsin workers. If you are injured on the job you are not out of luck. Wisconsin worker’s compensation laws are designed to help injured workers when they need it the most. Let’s imagine the following scenario: you break your ankle at work […]
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