Workers’ Compensation

What Expenses are Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

Many workplaces offer workers’ compensation benefits to employees who get injured on the job. Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that certain employees are able to claim after getting hurt that will help them with their expenses until they are able to return to work. Employees at companies that offer this assistance should be… Read More

Why You Need a Worker’s Compensation Lawyer If You Aren’t Receiving Your Injury Compensation

Many people are under the impression that because workers’ compensation is intended to be a no-fault system of providing injured workers with benefits they need while out of work that it will not be difficult to get an application approved. As it turns out, workers’ compensation insurance carriers routinely delay or outright deny injury claims… Read More

Can A Lawyer Help Me Receive Workers’ Compensation?

When you have been injured on the job, you should be entitled to receive workers’ compensation. However, there are times when employers and insurance companies will try everything possible to deny your claim. Should this occur, you should never try to fight this battle on your own. Instead, you should hire a Wichita worker compensation… Read More

Why You Need an Attorney Through a Labor Law Dispute

If you’re in the middle of a labor law dispute, you need all the help you can get. While you might think that being in the right means that the law is on your side, the truth is that relying only on yourself is a good way to lose your case. The work injury attorneys… Read More

Do You Have to Use a Company Doctor for a Workers Comp Case?

After getting hurt on the job, naturally, the next step is to seek medical attention for your injuries. However, did you know that the doctor you see can be determined by workers’ compensation rules? If you seek to make a claim for workers’ compensation, it is important to know the laws that govern which doctor… Read More

How to Protect Your Rights as a Union Employee

Unions are formed to protect the rights of employees at a company and to defend them in the event of a dispute with the employer. Though unions exist, there are still challenges that employees face that can infringe on the rights they have. As a worker in a union, you should always be prepared to… Read More

What to Expect in a Deposition for a Workers Comp Case

If you’ve been hurt on the job, your place of work is supposed to provide you with support to get you back on your feet. If you have to bring a suit to get that support, there’s a good chance that you will be deposed before going to trial. According to Wichita KS injury attorneys,… Read More

Do I Have to Be a Full Time Employee to Receive Workers Comp?

If you’ve been hurt on the job, you’re probably wondering if you’re eligible for workers’ compensation. One of the questions that may arise is whether or not you have to be a full-time employee to get it. Here’s the answer to that question and a few more details about workers’ compensation so that you can… Read More

KS Workers’ Comp Laws: What You Need to Know

The general rule in Kansas is that if you were injured during the course and scope of your employment by an anticipated and foreseeable risk of that employment, you are eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits. Ordinarily, those workers’ compensation benefits are a worker’s sole and exclusive remedy. Here are some key provisions of Kansas… Read More

What Injuries Commonly Occur on a Work Site?

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), a worker is injured on the job in the United States every seven seconds. Just about all of those injuries are perfectly preventable. According to the Wichita KS work injury attorneys here at the Franklin Law Office, here are three causes of the most common work-related injuries. Lifting… Read More

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