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January, 2013:

What is my workers’ compensation claim worth?

The answer to this question depends on a number of factors uniquely tied to each case. Generally, the claim’s “value” rests on the injured workers’ average weekly wage, the length of time the claimant has been out of work, and (more…)

Are “Seasonal” Employees Entitled to Workers’ Compensation?

Generally, yes.  First, the injured worker must be an “employee”, not an independent contractor.  Second, the employer must have at least three (3) employees.  The key to whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor depends on how much control the “employer” has over the worker.  The more control, the more likely the worker is an employee.  Presuming the injured worker (more…)