Navigating Worker’s Compensation Claims: Protecting Your Rights After a Workplace Injury

Worker’s compensation laws protect and compensate employees who are injured while working. In Indiana, the Indiana Worker’s Compensation Board oversees these laws. Worker’s compensation is paid for by employers and provides medical, rehabilitation, and income benefits to injured worked. The benefits are provided to help you return to work. If you die because of a […]

How Does COVID-19 Affect Indiana Worker’s Comp?

The coronavirus outbreak has impacted jobs all over the nation. The unemployment rate has skyrocketed, and many employees were furloughed or asked to perform their roles from home. But what about essential employees, such as delivery workers and health care providers? Countless individuals have continued to work in environments that may result in exposure to […]

OSHA and the American Worker

The Occupational Safety and Health Act was passed in 1970. It was created to provide American workers with the right to a safe workplace. The act helps prevent workers from dying or becoming seriously injured on the job by ensuring that employers provide working conditions that meet industry safety standards. The act created the Occupational […]

Caring for Health Care Workers

Health care workers work daily to help people heal after illnesses and injuries and to keep them healthy with preventative care. But who takes care of the health care workers? The health care worker industry has some of the highest work injury and illness rates in the United States. Health care workers face a number […]

Common Causes of Workplace Injuries

Injuries in the workplace occur all too frequently in the United States. Sprains, strains, tears, and back injuries are among the most common workplace injuries. Common Workplace Injuries Most workplace injuries are covered by the employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. According to insurance claims throughout the United States, these are the ten most common workplace injuries: […]