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Utah worker's comp attorney and your medical evidence

Exploring the Role of Medical Evidence in Workers’ Compensation Cases

Workers’ compensation cases can be complex and challenging to navigate, often requiring the expertise of legal professionals specializing in this area of law. When pursuing a workers’ comp case, one crucial aspect that can significantly impact the outcome is the role of medical evidence. This…

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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.

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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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…

Permanent Partial Disability Utah

Permanent Partial Disability Explained

Permanent Partial Disability Explained Utah allows for compensation to injured workers that sustain a permanent injury. Permanent partial disability is computed after the injury has recovered or has been rehabilitated as much as possible. This is normally after an injured worker has received all possible…

Temporary Total Disability Utah

What Does Temporary Total Disability Mean?

What Does Temporary Total Disability Mean? Injured workers have the right to compensation when they are temporarily disabled from a workplace accident or injury.  Temporary total disability (TTD) has been defined by the Utah Supreme Court. In Entwistle Co. v. Wilkins, the Supreme Court held…

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