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Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation If I’m Undocumented?

In the worker’s compensation (WC) system, all workers, regardless of their immigration status, are entitled to receive WC benefits. The WC system is intended to help employees who are injured on the job to receive replacement wages (temporary disability), medical treatment, and permanent residual impairment compensation whenever an injury occurs on the job. Documented work

Why Are They Taking My Depo?

A deposition is a new experience for most applicants. While it may seem daunting, a deposition is a fairly common occurrence in the Worker’s Compensation system. So, why is your deposition being taken? Do not worry – you are not on trial. Having your deposition taken does not mean you did anything wrong. The worker’s

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

When the decision is made that it is time for an elderly person to go live in a nursing home, it is usually the family who helps look for the facility where their loved one should live. It is also the family who has the onus of being aware of any signs that their loved

What is Medicare Set Aside?

What Is Medicare Set Aside? When a worker’s compensation case settles, Medicare wants to make sure that it will not have to pay for medical treatment that would have been covered by the WC carrier. Consequently, vendors are hired to predict and estimate your annual medical care costs for your work injuries during the remainder of

What Benefits Can I Receive In A Worker’s Compensation Case?

If your claim is accepted, you are entitled to Temporary Total Disability (TTD) payments in the event you are not able to work due to your work injury. TTD benefits are calculated based on 2/3 of your Average Weekly Earnings based on your earning capacity, not necessarily your actual wages.  TTD benefits continue until the doctor