Workers' Compensation

Repetitive Stress Injuries (RSIs) are very common, and they can happen anywhere, especially at work. Read below what types of jobs often cause an RSI and when Tennessee workers’ comp insurance may provide benefits. Additionally, learn what steps you…

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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,…

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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…

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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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