What is a Wage Differential In Workers’ Compensation?

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Most Illinois workers are aware of essential Workers’ Compensation benefits such as covered medical treatment disability payments. However, there is one other benefit that is essential for their financial security. It’s called ‘wage differential,’ and it can ensure you can go a long way in reducing your stress if you suffer from serious workplace injuries…. Read more »

How To Avoid Common Work-Related Injuries?

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Workplace accidents are all too common and can cause major issues, especially for employees. Injured team members can spend months recuperating and lose out on precious job opportunities. While workplace compensation can help them during this difficult time, employers can do their part by reducing common work-related injuries using the tips mentioned below: 1. Ensure Workspaces… Read more »

Workers’ Comp Adjuster Tricks To Be Aware Of

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Workers’ compensation serves as a safety net for employees faced with a work-related injury. It covers their medical bills and rehabilitation costs, and other damages such as lost wages resulting from the injury. They also provide death benefits to dependents of a worker who is killed in a work-related accident. In 2018 alone, around $62.9… Read more »

What Not to Do While on Workers’ Compensation

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Although working conditions have improved over the years, workplace injury remains an ongoing problem for workers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, around 5,333 American employees lost their lives due to a work-related injury in 2019 alone. Even if an injury doesn’t prove fatal, it can lead to injuries that may lead to… Read more »

As An Independent Contractor How Do I Collect Workers’ Compensation?

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If you’re an independent contractor, one of your major concerns might be whether you can collect workers’ compensation or not. This guide will provide you with a comprehensive answer: Workers’ Compensation in Illinois In Illinois, independent contractors are not eligible for workers’ compensation. However, the criteria for a person to be called an independent contractor… Read more »

Can I Get Workers’ Compensation For Contracting COVID At Work?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced more employees in their homes due to quarantine than businesses can handle. While granting worker’s compensation in these unprecedented times is tricky, professionals that deserve to be compensated are frontline and healthcare workers who are on the front lines trying to keep the pandemic at bay. COVID has caused record-high… Read more »