Can you get workers’ compensation for a mosquito bite?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace illnesses on Friday, June 24, 2016. On the surface, no, you can't file a workers' compensation claim simply because you are bitten by a mosquito. No insurance carrier is going to pay out because your mosquito bite -- or a few bites -- are itchy and uncomfortable. [...]

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When workers’ compensation claims are denied

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Friday, June 17, 2016. Workers' compensation is a critical benefit for many working individuals in the United States. Because you are usually not allowed to seek civil remedies against an employer when you are injured on the job, workers' compensation is meant to be the [...]

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What are your Occupational Safety and Health Act rights?

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in workplace safety on Friday, June 10, 2016. The Occupational Safety and Health Act was passed in 1970 and is administered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The OSH Act lists a series of rights that all workers in the United States have, and OSHA implements policies and [...]

By | 2017-09-13T13:20:55+00:00 June 10th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Workers’ compensation claims sometimes extend further

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Construction Workers' Accidents on Friday, June 3, 2016. If you are injured in the workplace and the injury is covered under workers' compensation, then you can't normally sue your employer for any additional damages. But that doesn't mean that you don't have a claim for a lawsuitagainst anyone else. [...]

By | 2017-09-13T13:22:29+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments