Minneapolis Stadium Employee Killed in Workplace Accident

One worker has died and another has suffered serious injuries in a workplace accident that occurred during the construction of a new Minneapolis stadium. According to news reports, the workplace injuries were incurred during the construction…

NCCI Aims to Lower Florida Workers’ Comp Rates

Individuals working in the Sunshine State may benefit from a recent proposal that aims to reduce the state’s workers’ comp premium. According to an Insurance Journal article, the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation said it received the…

Workers’ Comp Rates May Rise in Iowa

While many states are looking at lower workers’ comp rates in the near future, Iowa may not be one of them. According to a report on the Insurance Journal, the National Council on Compensation Insurance Inc. has filed a proposal to raise…

Workers’ Comp Denied after Nevada Cab Killing

There are times when injured workers and the loved ones of those who have been killed in a workplace accident obtain the benefits they rightfully deserve under workers’ comp laws. Unfortunately, there are times when certain workers commit…

Arizona DOT Ordered to Pay $4.3 Million in Workplace Injury Case

Every day, someone is injured in a workplace accident in Scottsdale, Arizona. Unfortunately, many victims think that they do not have any options or rights, and so, accept being stuck with having to pay ridiculously expensive bills related to…

Will Family of Murdered Phoenix Airline Employee Seek Workers’ Comp Benefits?

The recent tragic death of a US Airways employee in Phoenix has many wondering whether the victim’s family has retained the services of an Arizona workers’ compensation attorney. Workers’ comp benefits are awarded to victims who are injured…

Houston Employer Fined $423,900 for Workplace Accident

A Houston employer was hit with serious fines following a severe workplace accident that led to a construction worker’s injuries and subsequent hospitalization. News sources report that a worker sustained serious injuries after an eight-foot…

Wisconsin Fatal Workplace Accidents on the Rise

According to statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 114 fatal work-related injuries were reported in Wisconsin in 2012. In addition, the Bureau explains that the number of work-related fatalities in Wisconsin rose by 25 over the…

How Will Senate Bill Impact Chicago Workers’ Comp Laws?

Workers’ compensation has helped numerous employees in Chicago who have been injured while on the job to obtain benefits related to their accidents. Workers’ comp can provide relief for medical bills, lost wages, and even wrongful death.…

Will Injured Employees Benefit from California Workers’ Comp Fraud Grants?

Though workers’ compensation is available for employees in California who are injured while on the job, many victims are denied their right to benefits because of a substantial increase in fraudulent claims. Luckily, this setback may soon…