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What Is Tennis Elbow?
Many people have heard of tennis elbow, but few people really understand what it is. Many also assume you can only get it from playing tennis, but that is not true at all. In fact, many people who work in an office, in trade jobs, or even in supermarkets and other establishments are often diagnosed […]
- Posted on: Mar 29 2021
Should I See a Workers’ Comp Doctor if I’ve Seen My Primary Physician?
If you were involved in an injury at work that didn’t require an ambulance or even a trip to the ER, you may have booked an appointment with your primary care physician for an evaluation. It’s always a good idea to see a doctor after being hurt while on the job, even if you don’t […]
- Posted on: Mar 15 2021
Ride-Sharing Services and Auto Accidents: What You Need to Know
Ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft are very convenient and affordable, and many people use them every day. But what happens if your driver gets in an auto accident while you’re a passenger? If you’ve been in such an accident, you need to know what to do to ensure that you receive the compensation […]
- Posted on: Feb 26 2021
Workers Comp Injuries that Can Occur in an Office Setting
While it’s true that many worker’s comp injuries happen in industries such as construction or manufacturing, that doesn’t mean those who work in an office never suffer these types of accidents. There are a number of ways you can get hurt in an office setting. If you are aware of these common injuries, you can […]
- Posted on: Feb 15 2021
What to Do if You Are Becoming Dependent on Pain Medication
If you are taking pain medication, you may be concerned about becoming addicted or dependent on it. This is a valid concern, especially if you know you have addictive tendencies or have a family history that includes addiction. If you believe you are starting to become dependent on your pain medication, here are some steps […]
- Posted on: Jan 25 2021
Preventative Care Tips to Reduce Workers’ Comp Claims
While dealing with workers’ comp claims is often a necessity for business owners, the best option is to never have those cases come up at all. You may not be able to completely avoid dealing with workers’ comp claims, but you can do a lot to reduce the chance of accidents occurring. Here are some […]
- Posted on: Jan 15 2021
Can I File for Workers’ Comp If I Have Covid-19?
The Covid-19 pandemic has affected millions of people around the world. Businesses have closed, schools have gone to virtual education, and medical professionals have dealt with overcrowded hospitals and testing centers. If you have continued working at your standard job site and have been exposed to Covid-19, can you file for workers’ comp? After all, […]
- Posted on: Dec 23 2020
Does Workers Comp Cover Mental Health?
In many cases, workers’ compensation does cover mental health issues that have arisen as a result of something that occurred at your workplace or during working hours at another location. Like physical injuries, you can make a mental health workers’ comp claim for conditions that were caused by one incident or for conditions that occurred […]
- Posted on: Dec 15 2020
When Should You Stop Taking Over-the-Counter Medication?
Most people turn to over-the-counter pain relievers and other medication at the first sign of pain. In many cases, ibuprofen, acetaminophen, or naproxen is enough to deal with minor aches, pains, and inflammation. However, these over-the-counter medications are far from a cure-all, and they are not meant to manage pain long-term or even more than […]
- Posted on: Nov 25 2020
How Does Workers’ Comp for Carpal Tunnel Work?
If you have developed a pain in your wrist and hand that continues for more than several days, it could be carpal tunnel syndrome. This condition occurs by overworking the wrists, and those who work on the computer or who have jobs that require them to make repetitive hand movements often develop it. Early on, […]
- Posted on: Nov 15 2020