At some point during your workers’ comp claim, there is a fair chance that adjusters will hire an investigator to double check if your injury is genuine. In order to retain the workers’ compensation benefits to which you are entitled, this blog post provides a list of things you should NOT DO. Before we forget,…

Ever wondered if workers’ comp insurance pays for a doctor’s visit? Well here’s the short answer: YES. Let’s take a look at some of the details. First off, what does work comp insurance actually cover? If an employee suffers a work-related injury or sickness, work comp benefits are mandated to cover the following: Medical expenses…

Since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the global COVID-19 pandemic, the impact across various industries globally has been profound. It has been hugely challenging for businesses in unimaginable ways. But what about the Workers’ Compensation sector? Many health providers have found themselves asking: Will this mean that work comp cases are decreasing or increasing…

The state requires employers to provide a reasonably safe and healthy work environment for every employee. Of course this is not a fail-safe system and sometimes a work injury will still happen despite employers’ best efforts. It could be a broken bone, a back injury, an occupational illness, psychological injury, or even the aggravation of…

We all knew that one day telemedicine for work injuries would become more common. What we didn’t know is that it would be so soon. With the arrival of COVID-19, and the subsequent lockdown, telemedicine has never been as popular as it is today. This is, in part, also thanks to a relaxing of regulations…

More than 80% of the world-wide prescription of opioids occurs in the United States.  Although the prescription of opioid analgesics for the treatment of acute and chronic pain appears to be humane and generally benign, even short-term use of opioids has been associated with a clinically significant rate of abuse and addiction. Addiction develops differently…

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