What if My Boss Pressures Me to Return to Work Too Soon After an Injury?
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Nov 17, 2021 in Workers' Compensation
After a job-related accident, employees may sometimes feel pressure from their boss to go back to work too soon. However, going back to work before being medically cleared can cause many problems for an injured worker. At Greg Coleman Law, we know this…Read More
Could My Employer Accuse Me of Workers’ Comp Fraud to Avoid Paying Benefits?
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Aug 31, 2021 in Workers' Compensation
As an injured employee filing a workers’ comp claim for benefits, filing a fraudulent claim is something you clearly want to avoid. However, what can you do if your employer accuses you of fraud when you are innocent of the charges? Greg Coleman Law…Read More
Am I Covered by Workers’ Comp if My Injury Was Self-Inflicted?
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jul 09, 2021 in Workers' Compensation
Tennessee employees who suffer job-related injuries are typically eligible to receive benefits and compensation for their medical costs, lost wages and more. But will employees still be eligible for benefits if their injuries were caused by their own…Read More
What if My Workers’ Comp Refuses to Pay for Treatment I Need?
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jun 11, 2021 in Workers' Compensation
After your workers’ compensation claim has been approved, all of your required medical care should be paid for in full by your employer's insurance carrier. However, what if the insurance company comes back and denies payment for some or all of the treatment…Read More
When is it Better to Seek a Settlement After a Tennessee Work Injury?
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on May 24, 2021 in Workers' Compensation
Most employees in Tennessee may be familiar with workers’ compensation claims and the benefits, such as medical care and lost wages, they can expect following a job-related injury. Fewer people, however, may know about workers' compensation settlements…Read More
Can I Pursue Workers’ Comp for a Repetitive Stress Injury in Tennessee
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Mar 31, 2021 in Workers' Compensation
Repetitive Stress Injuries are very common, and they can happen anywhere, especially at work. Read below what types of jobs often cause a Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI) and when Tennessee workers’ comp insurance may provide benefits. Additionally, learn…Read More
Who Pays for a Work-Related Toxic Chemical Injury?
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Mar 10, 2021 in Workers' Compensation
Toxic chemicals in the workplace can lead to all kinds of injuries and medical illnesses, even death. Employers have a responsibility to adhere to federal agency regulations to protect workers from exposure to these hazardous substances. In certain industries,…Read More
Can I Accept a Job Offer While Receiving Workers’ Comp Benefits?
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jan 29, 2021 in Workers' Compensation
There are good reasons employees might look for another job after being injured at work. Sometimes they simply need to make ends meet while recovering or maybe they want work that is safer. Whatever the reason you may consider a new job, it is important…Read More
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…Read More
Are My Workers’ Comp Benefits at Risk If I Refuse Light-Duty Work?
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Dec 14, 2020 in Workers' Compensation
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…Read More