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Seeking Medical Attention for Work Place Injuries

Seeking Medical Attention for Work Place Injuries Workplace injuries are a common occurrence across various industries. According to the National Safety Council, a worker is injured on the job every seven seconds in the United States. These injuries can range from minor cuts and bruises…

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What Does a Utah Workers Comp Attorney Do for You?

Our Utah workers comp attorneys can be an invaluable resource during this time. They’ll evaluate your case, file a claim, negotiate with insurers, ensure adequate compensation, and advise you on appeals if necessary.

Hearing Loss and Workers’ Compensation

Hearing Loss and Workers’ Compensation Injured workers suffer permanent hearing loss for several reasons. Many suffer hearing loss from working in loud industrial plants and machinery. Other injuries come from prolonged exposure to noise. “Occupations such as baggage handlers, mechanics, and service technicians make up…

How are injured workers’ temporary total disability benefits calculated?

How are injured worker’s temporary total disability benefits calculated? If you are injured in a workplace accident you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits may include temporary total disability, temporary partial disability, permanent partial disability, and permanent total disability. Temporary and permanent disability…

Will workers’ compensation pay for burial expenses?

Will workers’ compensation pay for burial expenses? Utah Code §34A-2-418 requires the employer or insurance carrier to pay burial expenses. When a loved one dies because of an industrial accident the employer or insurance carrier must pay $9,000.00 of burial expenses. The administrative law rules…

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Biblical Principles for Workers’ Compensation

Biblical Principles for Workers’ Compensation Several scripture passages outline the basic principles of employers caring for their employees. These principles led to basic workers’ compensation schemes that have evolved into the complex insurance systems we have today. Joseph interpreted Pharaoh’s dream and communicated the wisdom…

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Pirates and Workers’ Compensation

Pirates and Workers’ Compensation Being a pirate is a hazardous occupation with extreme weather, hand-to-hand combat, sea voyages, injuries from falls, heavy lifting, and long hours. In the 1700s, Captain Morgan created a workers’ compensation system in the pirate code which allows for “recompense and…

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