Workers' Compensation

  • What is Vocational Rehabilitation?

    … Under Illinois’ workers’ compensation law, employers must pay for vocational rehabilitation when it is necessary. As an Illinois worker, you are entitled to rehabilitation services when you sustain an injury that causes lost earning capacity and when there is evidence that rehabilitation will increase your earning potential. For instance, if you…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 11 readers -
  • When Do You Need an Attorney for Workers’ Compensation?

    … by Karl Voigt When do you need an attorney for Workers’ Compensation? For those of you who read my posts on Avvo.com, you know that I am by no means a salesman for lawyers. I often encourage Workers’ Compensation claimants to stick it out, and not enter into a fee agreement with a Workers’ Compensation lawyer until they actually need one. I…

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  • Maine Allows for Marijuana Use in Workers’ Compensation

    … by Karl Voigt If marijuana law is a particularly dynamic field of practice, then marijuana law as it pertains to Worker’s Compensation law is even moreso mutable. We have all seen news coverage of individual states trying to get a handle on changing legal standards with respect to marijuana growing, sales, and use. Only now are we beginning…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 10 readers -
  • OSHA Inspector’s Warrant Request DENIED

    … for the Northern District of Georgia who have the power to overturn Judge Fuller’s decision. We will provide updates as they become available. If your business has had problems with OSHA or would like to know what you can do to protect yourself from OSHA inspections please contact our office at 888-313-0416. Jonathan Moore is Prince Law Office’s in-house…

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  • What is BU08028 and What Does it Mean to Chronic Pain Sufferers?

    … by Karl Voigt In short, BU08028 is a new research drug that provides the pain relief of opiates, without their addictive effects. Trials of the drug have been conducted on rhesus monkeys with success that — it is hoped — will translate to humans. The trials, conducted at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, demonstrated a novel approach…

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  • Workers’ Compensation and Medical Marijuana

    … a recommendation. Because the Pennsylvania Worker’s Compensation Act requires that workers’ compensation insurance carriers pay for work-related medical treatment, very likely carriers will not be responsible for the cost of medical marijuana. Because doctors will be able to apply for certification to recommend marijuana in October, any of our…

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  • Join Us, 04/08/2016, for Live Immigration Law Video Seminar!!

    … On behalf of Prince Law Offices, P.C., I am pleased to announce that the firm’s attorneys will be utilizing new technology to host informative live video sessions devoted to the various areas of practice we cover: Firearms Law, Workers’ Compensation, Immigration, Civil Rights, Social Security, Corporate Law, Energy Law, Criminal Law…

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  • Dangers of Driving When It’s Your Profession

    … drivers hauling goods and materials across the 50 states. Although these important jobs provide a reliable income, there are a number of health risks associated with the profession. Drivers generally work long shifts, staying behind the wheel for up to 14 hours at a time. This schedule makes it difficult or impossible to get vitally important sleep…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 46 readers -
  • CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

    … by Karl Voigt You may have seen in the news, or perhaps even here, that the Center for Disease Control has published new Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. This is seemingly in response to not just the addictive nature of opioids, but also the quadrupling of deaths from prescription opioid overdose over the past 15 years…

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  • Injured Construction Workers

    …, or even death. When a construction worker is injured on the job, he or she deserves compensation. Although the Illinois workers’ compensation act allows injured workers to collect benefits, having your claim accepted is often an uphill battle. A Chicago construction accident attorney can help you get the benefits you deserve, expediting your claim…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 24 readers -
  • Illinois Workers Compensation Benefits

    … to work Temporary partial disability while you recover from an injury and can only perform limited duties Rehabilitation and maintenance Permanent partial disability benefits if you are permanently injured but can work in some limited capacity Permanent total disability benefits if you are completely unable to work Death benefits…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 13 readers -
  • Differences in Personal Injury Laws Between States

    … in the state where your accident took place. This is generally true for motor vehicle injury cases because state courts retain the power to handle disputes involving accidents that happen on their roads. You will need to research the personal injury laws of a particular state, or consult with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer before filing…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 36 readers -
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