Safety and OSHA News

Injured worker thrown from wheelchair during treatment: Additional comp benefits?

When an injured worker visits a medical facility for treatment, they’re supposed to get better. That wasn’t the case here, and now the injured worker wants more workers’ comp benefits.  [Read more…]

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Did worker give notice of his injury for workers’ comp?

In some states, workers’ compensation benefits can be withheld if employees don’t properly notify their employers about their injuries. Was that the case here?  [Read more…]

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Does previous coverage guarantee future comp for unexplained blackouts?

This case started relatively simply: After being struck, a worker required neck surgery. But then unexplained blackouts entered into the picture, leading ultimately to a workers’ comp decision by this state’s supreme court.  [Read more…]

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