Blog Posts in August, 2017

  • What Are Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits?

    Vocational rehabilitation benefits are designed for people who have been injured on the job and can no longer return to work in the same capacity after their injury. These benefits can help people rebuild job skills as part of recovering from an injury or illness. After an injury, even after full recovery, a person may have physical or mental limitations that prevent them from returning to exactly ...
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  • Common Wear & Tear Injuries at Work

    Workplaces injuries are extremely common, more than likely because many people spend at least 20 to 40 hours a week doing similar activities. If you’re experiencing neck, shoulder, or lower back pain, this could be because of something called a repetitive stress injury (RSI). These happen when employees perform the same task repeatedly and cause stress or damage to one or more parts of the body. ...
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  • Workers’ Comp Injuries for At-Home Workers

    According to a Gallup survey, almost half of all employed American said they spent at least some of their time working remotely. Working from home has never been more popular and, with the help of the Internet, has never been easier. However, some might worry that if they are injured during the course of their jobs, they might not be covered by workers’ comp if they’re at home. Believe it or not, ...
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  • How Do Drug Tests Affect Workers Comp Claims?

    Many workers are subjected to periodic drug testing as well as drug tests after an employee has sustained a work injury. This test is typically to ensure you were not inebriated or under the influence of a narcotic before the accident. Before you take a drug test, you should ensure the clinic offering the test is not an occupational medicine clinic, such as Concentra. Concentra has been accused of ...
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