Tennessee workers who are injured on the job may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. However, the amount of benefits an employee is entitled to receive often depends on his or her medical impairment rating. Generally, an employee is entitled… Read More
If your workers’ compensation claim has been denied, or you believe that you were provided inadequate benefits for medical treatment and lost wages, you have the right to appeal this decision. However, there are several stages in the appeal process, outlined… Read More
Workers’ compensation is a no-fault insurance system designed to pay for injured workers’ medical treatment and partial lost wages.
Although workers’ compensation was designed to provide employees financial security in exchange for no suing their employers… Read More
Workers’ compensation in Tennessee is a valuable program that provides medical care and benefits to employees who have been injured at work.
However, to receive workers’ compensation benefits, you must follow a strict set of rules and procedures to file… Read More
Car accidents are a common cause of workplace injuries and may be covered by an employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. However, employees who were injured in a work-related car accident must take certain steps to ensure they are filing a valid claim.
The… Read More
If you are injured in a work-related accident, you are entitled compensation for medical bills and partial lost wages through workers’ compensation.
In exchange for this no-fault compensation, employees give up their right to file a lawsuit against their… Read More
Because workplace accidents can occur in a variety of industries and can cause serious financial strain on an injured worker, most employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance.
If you were harmed performing your job’s regular duties,… Read More
If you have been injured on the job or diagnosed with an illness or condition stemming from your employment, you can file for workers’ compensation.
During this time, it may be in your best interest to consult with an experienced workers’ compensation… Read More
Under Tennessee’s Workers’ Compensation Act, an employee who has sustained a work-related injury could be entitled to medical treatment and temporary disability benefits.
An employee must inform his or her supervisor of the injury no later than 15 days… Read More
The number of fatalities caused by workplace injuries rose in 2015 to the highest number since 2008, according to a new report by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
The report, referred to as the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI),… Read More