Workers' Compensation

    • What Is a Workers’ Comp Scheduled Loss of Use?

      Workers’ compensation insurance exists to help us when we’re hurt at work. If you’ve sustained a work-related injury, workers’ compensation will help you pay medical bills and other household costs until you’re ready to come back to your job. But what happens if you suffered an injury that left you without the use of a limb or one of your senses? Fortunately, the state does pro ...

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    • Electronic Reporting of Work Injuries Required by OSHA

      In December 2017, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) implemented a rule that requires the electronic reporting of work injuries. Reporting work injuries isn’t totally new since businesses under the rule already report this information to OSHA via a log. However, in an effort to organize records and improve research, the administration has decided to requir ...

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    • Workers’ Compensation Senate Bill 936: Trojan Horse Legislation

      by Karl Voigt The Pennsylvania Senate is promoting new legislation that poses as a solution to the opioid crisis, but in reality seeks to control and any all medications prescribed by doctors. Pennsylvania Senate Bill 936 proposes that workers’ compensation medications be limited to formularies, or lists of approved medications managed by insurers.

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  • Yet Another Workers’ Compensation Act Proposed in PA Senate

    … by Karl Voigt Yet another piece of proposed legislation is circulating in the Pennsylvania legislature. Senate Bill 1052 proposes that older occupational disease cases – with symptoms that may take years to manifest – be limited to the Workers’ Compensation system. As an example, asbestosis and mesothelioma cases would be brought back before…

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  • Returning to Your Job After a Work Injury

    … When you are injured at work, your immediate focus will be on your recovery. Workers’ compensation insurance exists to help you recover by providing financial compensation for both medical costs and regular household expenses. However, returning to work after an injury may take some time or may not be possible. You will need to wait for your…

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  • Pennsylvania Announces 2018 Average Weekly Wage

    … by Karl Voigt Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Labor and Industry has announced the 2018 Statewide Average Weekly Wage. This figure serves as the basis for determining the maximum and minimum weekly Workers’ Compensation benefit rates in Pennsylvania. The figure has increased to $1025 from the 2017 average of $995. This increase affects the weekly…

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  • 10 Office Safety Tips

    … of someone else or lack of proper training, contact our Chicago workers’ compensation attorneys at Staver Law Group right away. You may be eligible for compensation. If you are, we can help you file your claim and we will stand by your side throughout the entirety of the legal process. Contact Staver Law Group today for a free and confidential…

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  • Work Safety for Teens

    … had their work safety rights violated, contact our worker’s compensation attorneys at Staver Law Group. Our attorneys have years of experience dealing with workplace laws and regulations, and we can help discuss your teenager’s legal rights and options. Call us today to schedule a free and confidential consultation at . Most Dangerous Jobs…

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  • Most Dangerous Jobs in Illinois

    … working, contact our Chicago workers’ compensation lawyers right away. We can guide you through the workers’ compensation claim process and ensure your rights are protected. Call us today for a free consultation at . Transportation Truckers and others who drive for a living spend the majority of their time on the road and face hazards such as inclement…

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  • Workers’ Compensation on Food Trucks

    … One of the responsibilities food truck owners have is to provide workers’ compensation insurance. Employees working in food trucks are at a high risk for injury due to the nature of their job and the environment in which they work. They can potentially suffer burns and cuts, slips on a wet floor, or become involved in a vehicle accident while…

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  • FDA requests removal of Opana ER for risks related to abuse

    … by Karl Voigt Patients who are taking the pain medication Opana are now facing its manufacturer’s withdrawal of the medication from the market. Earler this year, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concluded that Opana ER “exposes patients and other users to the risks of opioid addiction, abuse, and misuse, which can lead to overdose…

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  • Social Media Evidence in Workers’ Compensation Cases

    … Although used by billions of people around the world, social media is a relatively recent development. Its consequences of how it affects the everyday lives of individuals are appearing in society on a continual basis. One example involves social media evidence in workers’ compensation cases. Such evidence is often easily attainable and has…

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  • Workplace Safety Training

    … Administration (OSHA) offers many resources for workplace safety training and can even send a representative to your company to help train employees. For more information on workplace safety training or if you’ve been injured while working, contact our Chicago workers’ compensation attorneys at Staver Law Group at for a free consultation. Inadequate…

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  • Workplace Safety Checklist

    … citations and the serious penalties that come with them. Contact Staver Law Group Today If you have questions about workplace safety or if you think your rights have been violated, contact our Chicago workers’ compensation lawyers at Staver Law Group right away. Call us at to set up a free and confidential consultation. The post Workplace Safety Checklist appeared first on Staver Law Group PC. …

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  • Workplace Health and Safety Codes in Illinois

    … for employees in the state are safe. If you have been injured while working in Illinois, an experienced Chicago workers’ compensation lawyer from Staver Law Group can determine whether there has been a OSHA violation. To see if you are eligible to recover compensation, call Staver Law Group at for a free initial consultation. What are Illinois OSHA…

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  • House Bill 18 Postponed

    … by Karl Voigt “Formulary.” If House Bill 18 passes and you’re a workers’ compensation recipient, that’s a word you’re going to have to get used to. And likely another word: “NO“. This new legislation is intended to reduce costs for insurance companies by limiting the types of drugs that doctors can prescribe for you. Which means that a panel…

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