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Blog Posts in October, 2019

  • I Was Injured at Work During a Probationary Period — Am I Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

    Starting a new job is an exciting time, but in some roles, recently-hired employees are not entitled to some of the same benefits as their coworkers. During a “probationary period” — typically the first 30, 60, or 90 days of employment — a worker may not be considered “fully” employed. This status denies new employees the right to receive some benefits, such as health insurance or vacation time. ...
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  • Can I Get Workers’ Compensation if the Injury was my Fault?

    Workers’ compensation insurance is a no-fault system that does not require a determination of liability in order to recover benefits. An employee who is injured on the job can usually receive funds from their company’s workers’ compensation insurance, regardless of whether or not their employer caused the accident. Many employees feel that they do not qualify for workers’ compensation benefits if ...
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