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Posted by 1p21.admin  |  November 30, 2022

Common Reasons Workers’ Compensation Claims Are Denied

If you get injured on the job in Alabama, the no-fault workers’ compensation system should make it easy for you to collect financial compensation for your medical bills and lost wages. Unfortunately, these claims are not always simple or successful without the help of an experienced workers' compensation attorney in Birmingham. Workers’ compensation insurance...
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Posted by 1p21.admin  |  April 27, 2022

A Guide to Workers’ Compensation Claims in Alabama

If you suffer an injury or illness at work in Alabama, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ comp is a no-fault system in Alabama that provides financial compensation to eligible employees. Most employees in Alabama can receive workers’ compensation benefits after on-the-job accidents and injuries. Learn more about this program to...
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Posted by Editor  |  December 17, 2018

How Do Dock Electrocutions Happen?

Dock electrocutions are a serious – if lesser-known – risk of drowning in Alabama. They can cause electric shock drowning, or a death that occurs when swimmers encounter electric currents while swimming. The electric shock itself may be strong enough to kill the swimmer, or it may incapacitate the swimmer enough to cause drowning....
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Posted by Editor  |  September 17, 2018

What Are the Most Common Types of Warehouse Accidents?

The warehouse is a common setting for personal injury accidents in the workplace. Warehouses contain a number of personal injury risks, such as heavy machinery, trucks, forklifts, conveyor belts, ladders, lifts, shelves, and greasy floors. Warehouse workers can suffer serious and even fatal injuries if employers fail to ensure the safety of the work...
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Posted by Editor  |  October 22, 2015

Workplace Accident in Alabama? What Are My Options?

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9k28t3tNjS8[/embed] You have just suffered a serious injury in a workplace accident. Confused about your rights and options? Alabama law provides several remedies, some better than others. This article will discuss the choices that may be available to you. Step 1 - Is it covered by Alabama worker's compensation law? Alabama law requires employers...
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Posted by Editor  |  May 8, 2015

Employer Subrogation in Alabama

Of all the calculations and formulas used to calculate benefits and liabilities in worker's compensation case, none have proven to be as frustrating and perplexing as the formula used to determine the subrogation rights of the employer when there has been a third-party recovery by the injured employee.  Alabama Code Section 25-5-11 bestows subrogation...
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Posted by Editor  |  April 23, 2015

Work Amputation Compensation In Alabama: Time for Change

If you have lost a limb while on the job, by now you have discovered Alabama's backward and out-dated system of compensation for amputation injuries occurring in the workplace. Shockingly, while most states require the employer and worker's comp carrier to pay for past and future lost wages and any vocational disability, Alabama has...
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