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Injured falling down stairs: Does this qualify for workers’ comp benefits?

What happens when no one witnessed an injury and the injured worker doesn’t remember it?  [Read more…]

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Is unexplained fall at work eligible for comp benefits?

On the way to her office, a woman fell down stairs at work. No one knows why she fell, including two witnesses. Is she eligible for workers’ comp benefits? [Read more…]

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‘My nose is disfigured, give me workers’ comp’

A worker fractured her nose. Workers’ comp paid for surgery which repaired the fracture and alleviated her pain. However, she argued for almost a year’s worth of additional benefits for disfigurement. Did a court award her more workers’ comp benefits? [Read more…]

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