Workers' Compensation

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration reports there are as many as two million U.S. workers injured as a result of workplace violence every year. If you are injured in an incident involving workplace violence, you may be able to pursue workers’…

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Reasons Why a Tennessee Workers’ Comp Claim May Be Denied

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Sep 19, 2019 in Workers' Compensation

Valid workers’ compensation claims sometimes get denied for simple problems. It is important that you meet the strict requirements for filing if you want to start receiving your benefits sooner and without the hassle of trying to appeal. This article…

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If you have been injured on the job, it can be frustrating if your workers’ compensation claim gets denied. But you do not have to give up in defeat. Find out what you should do to appeal the decision and continue your pursuit of benefits. Our workers’…

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Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on May 06, 2019 in Workers' Compensation

If you have been injured on the job, you may be confused about the correct steps to take to ensure that you can get the benefits you deserve. The process of filing a claim can also be very stressful, especially when your focus should be on your recovery.…

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What You Should Know About Overtime Pay

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jan 03, 2019 in Workers' Compensation

The holidays are a tough time for retail employees who work long hours to accommodate all the holiday shopping. And just when it seems to be over, the return season begins. Considering all the time they put in, retail employees may be wondering if they…

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Tennessee Workers' Compensation and Employee Rights

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Oct 03, 2018 in Workers' Compensation

Workers who are injured on the job have the right to report such injuries without fear of repercussions. Injured workers also have the right to pursue workers’ compensation benefits after a workplace accident. If you suffered an injury while performing…

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Can I Sue a Third Party for a Workplace Injury?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jun 29, 2018 in Workers' Compensation

As a dedicated worker, you are probably familiar with the workers’ compensation program that provides you with benefits if you are injured on the job. This program often prevents you from suing your employer, but it provides you with important medical…

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When a worker is injured on the job, he or she may have several options to recover the compensation he or she needs after the accident.   Although most employees are entitled to file a workers’ compensation claim with their employer, some may be entitled…

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Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Impairment Rating

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Feb 12, 2018 in Workers' Compensation

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…

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Can I Appeal a Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim in Tennessee?

Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Dec 27, 2017 in Workers' Compensation

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…

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