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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
Common Ways of Treating Neck Pain
Feeling pain in your neck? It’s not uncommon, but fortunately, many cases of neck pain are only temporary and will go away on their own as long as you don’t do anything to prolong the issue. Neck pain is often causes by inflammation, injury, overuse, or even poor posture. If your neck is hurting, here […]
- Posted on: Oct 23 2020
What Is a Pulled Muscle?
A strained or pulled muscle can be painful, especially if you don’t take the time to rest the muscle and allow it to heal. You can pull a muscle whenever you do something that overworks or tears the muscle or tendon. A pulled muscle can happen at any time without any kind of warning. It’s […]
- Posted on: Oct 15 2020
Common Workers’ Comp Questions
Have you been injured at work? If you have, you may be thinking about applying for workers’ comp. You may, though, have some questions about what workers’ comp is and what it covers. Here are the answers to some of these common questions. Do I Qualify for Workers’ Comp? It can be difficult to provide […]
- Posted on: Sep 30 2020
The Dangers of Managing Chronic Pain with Medication
If you have chronic pain from an injury, arthritis, or other condition, you have likely been given medication for it at some point. While medication can help short-term, using it to manage your chronic pain carries with it a number of dangers that you need to be aware of. You Can Become Addicted If you […]
- Posted on: Sep 15 2020
Why is Whiplash So Dangerous?
Whiplash is one of the most common injuries people get from a car accident. It occurs when the head is forced forward, then whipped backwards suddenly. It can damage the tendons, ligaments, and tissue found in the neck and spine. Unfortunately, this damage can be quite severe. But it’s only one of the reasons why […]
- Posted on: Aug 25 2020
Will Quitting Your Job Affect an Ongoing Workers’ Comp Case?
Dealing with an injury that occurred while working can be stressful. While the workers’ comp process is designed to ensure that you have the funds to cover all medical costs and make certain you’re not under undue financial stress while you can’t work, it’s not a process that many people understand. It’s also a process […]
- Posted on: Aug 15 2020