Workers' Compensation

Does Workers’ Comp Cover Mental Stress Due to COVID-19?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jan 13, 2021 in Workers' Compensation

Did you suffer a mental health injury due to COVID-19? If so and your injury is work-related, you may be eligible to apply for workers' compensation benefits while you recover.    It is not uncommon for employees to suffer a serious mental stress injury…

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If you are protected by workers’ compensation through your employer, then you are likely eligible to receive benefits for injuries that happen on the job. However, what happens if your employer offers you light-duty work while you are still recovering…

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Can I File a Workers’ Comp Claim for Hearing Loss?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Oct 29, 2020 in Workers' Compensation

When employees think of a workers’ compensation claim, they may often think it applies only for injuries sustained in a one-time incident. However, if you suffer from an occupational disease or injury, you may also be eligible to make a claim for benefits. Hearing…

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Why is My Workers’ Comp Claim Being Delayed?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Sep 22, 2020 in Workers' Compensation

Delays with workers’ compensation claims can add significant financial stress as medical expenses and other bills continue to go unpaid. While some delays are valid, other times employers or insurance companies are simply dragging their feet. If there…

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What Happens to My Workers’ Comp Benefits if I Get Fired?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jul 24, 2020 in Workers' Compensation

No one wants to get injured while working, but accidents do happen. Construction workers may have the highest risk for getting hurt, but even office employees can suffer an injury while performing their duties. Greg Coleman Law talks about what could…

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Wrongful Death on the Job: Is it Workers’ Comp or a Lawsuit?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jun 26, 2020 in Workers' Compensation

When families suffer the loss of a loved one due to a work injury or contagious disease, it can be overwhelming to even consider legal options. However, the final expenses of a loved one often creates a stressful burden, and while compensation cannot…

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The economic aftermath of COVID-19 has greatly impacted many businesses and caused others to close their doors forever. If you suffered a workplace injury and this happens while you are in the middle of pursuing your workers’ compensation benefits, what…

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Who May Qualify For Workers’ Comp Due to a Lifting Injury?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on May 08, 2020 in Workers' Compensation

There are many industries that require daily lifting as part of a worker’s job responsibilities. These employees have an increased risk for suffering a one-time or cumulative use lifting injury at work.  Greg Coleman Law discusses some common types of…

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Will Workers’ Compensation Cover Me For COVID-19?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Mar 31, 2020 in Workers' Compensation

The short answer is maybe. Workers’ compensation covers work-related injuries and occupational diseases. It is often difficult to pinpoint when and where you may have been exposed to this or any other virus. Additionally, whether or not a disease can…

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Who Selects the Doctor for My Workers’ Comp Claim?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Mar 26, 2020 in Workers' Compensation

Trying to figure out how to seek medical treatment following a work-related accident can feel overwhelming, especially if you do not understand the process under the Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. Greg Coleman Law explains how to get the…

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