My Employee Was Hurt on the Job, but it was Entirely Another Party’s Fault. What do I Need to Know as a Business Owner?

You have worker’s compensation insurance to cover employee workplace injuries, but of course you hope none of your workers will become injured on the job. When an injury-accident does occur, there is sometimes confusion about an employer’s.

Can I Receive Worker’s Compensation for a Repetitive Motion Injury?

When you hear the words “worker’s compensation,” what probably comes to mind is a situation where a worker slips and falls in the workplace or gets hurt from a piece of equipment or machinery. While those types of one-time injuries are common and.

I’m a Tree Trimmer Hurt on the Job. What Do I Need to Do?

Working as a tree trimmer is a job that requires you to be outside in all types of weather, often on private property.

Is My Job-Related Injury Covered by Worker’s Compensation or Personal Injury Laws? Sometimes, the Answers is “Both.”

If you were injured in the course of your employment in Wisconsin, you may be entitled to compensation under worker’s compensation laws for your medical bills, prescription medications, parts of your lost wages, and other expenses related to your injury.

I’m in the Trades and was Injured on the Job. What Are My Rights?

When you work as a plumber, electrician, roofer, mechanic, welder, or another career in the trades, you are at a higher risk of becoming injured while at work.

Serious Worker’s Compensation Injury: A Different Business is at Fault. What Do I Do First?

If you were injured while on the job, Wisconsin worker’s compensation laws provide some important protection.

Work Injury Because of Faulty Equipment? What You Should Know

Under Wisconsin’s worker’s compensation law, injured workers are generally limited to recovering under their employer’s worker’s compensation insurance.

Truck Driver Injured on the Road? How You Could Qualify for More than Just Workman’s Compensation

If you are an over-the-road trucker, driving for a living, your odds of being injured on the job are significantly higher than the odds of a desk-bound employee getting hurt at work.

I Was Hurt on the Job but I Wasn’t on Business Property. Do I Qualify for Workman’s Compensation?

Most employers in Wisconsin are subject to the state’s worker’s compensation law. This means when a worker is injured in the course of employment, worker’s compensation coverage pays for things like medical care, partial lost wages, and permanent losses of bodily functions and movements.

Since I Got Hurt At Work, Am I Stuck With Workers’ Compensation?

The answer to this question is that it depends, but generally yes. Worker’s compensation is your only option to sue your employer for personal injuries that occur on the job.