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Your Workers Comp Nerve Damage Settlement: A Comprehensive Guide

Your Workers Comp Nerve Damage Settlement: A Comprehensive Guide

Thursday, May 23rd, 2024

If you’ve sustained nerve damage on the job, understanding your workers comp nerve damage settlement options is vital. Typically, compensation depends on the injury severity and the impact on your work life. This article will guide you through essential considerations for your settlement, common compensation ranges, and the claims process, providing clarity in a time […]

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Understanding When Will Workers Comp Offer a Settlement: Insider Insights

Understanding When Will Workers Comp Offer a Settlement: Insider Insights

Thursday, May 23rd, 2024

When will workers comp offer a settlement? The timeline varies, but you’re likely to receive one after reaching Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) when further recovery is not expected. Settlement offers at this stage reflect a clear understanding of your condition and its long-term effects. Our guide will help you pinpoint the essential factors and stages […]

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Navigating Your Finances: How Does Workers Comp Affect Tax Return?

Navigating Your Finances: How Does Workers Comp Affect Tax Return?

Thursday, May 23rd, 2024

Wondering how does workers comp affect tax return? Many individuals receiving workers’ compensation benefits worry about the tax implications. Generally, workers’ comp is not taxable and won’t appear on your tax return, providing financial relief without increasing your taxable income. However, there are situations, such as when you receive SSDI or SSI benefits, where the […]

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Your Workers Comp Judge Decision

Your Workers Comp Judge Decision

Wednesday, March 27th, 2024

When awaiting a workers comp judge decision, understanding the process, timelines, and the ruling’s consequences on your claim becomes pivotal. This guide offers insights into how judges assess workers comp cases, what factors influence the duration before a decision is rendered, and how the ruling can affect your workers comp benefits. By the end of […]

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Are You Protected Working in Multiple States? Your Workers’ Compensation May Only be Valid in One State

Are You Protected Working in Multiple States? Your Workers’ Compensation May Only be Valid in One State

Wednesday, December 14th, 2022

Do you operate in some of Idaho’s neighboring states?  What happens when you hire someone in one state then send that employee to work in another? Does workers’ compensation cover your business in this situation? Does workers compensation cover your employee in this situation? Workers’ comp can be confusing. What to understand which benefits apply […]

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What is a Workers’ Compensation Penalty Payment?

What is a Workers’ Compensation Penalty Payment?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Do you know what a workers’ compensation penalty is? Understanding what goes into a workers’ comp claim can be overwhelming. Now add physical pain. Toss in loss of income. Stir in fear of the unknown. These ingredients can turn your life topsy-turvy. Try not to worry. Hope lines the horizon. There’s a checks and balances […]

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My Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Compensation – What Should I Do?

My Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Compensation – What Should I Do?

Monday, May 9th, 2022

Have you found out that your employer doesn’t have workers’ compensation? Ideally, your employer should carry workers’ compensation insurance. But life happens and sometimes policies lapse, which doesn’t help if you find yourself injured at work and needing an income. Unfortunately, chances are that you don’t know that your employer doesn’t have workers’ comp insurance […]

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What to Do if My Workers’ Compensation Payment is Declined?

What to Do if My Workers’ Compensation Payment is Declined?

Wednesday, May 4th, 2022

Workers’ compensation declined? Keep calm and contact Skaug Law! These kinds of setbacks aren’t all that uncommon. It’s unfortunate, but valid workers’ comp claims are frequently denied. There are options. When you have legal help, this road becomes a lot less bumpy. Here’s your next steps: Step 1. Read the Claim Denial Letter… Again. You […]

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