Monthly Archives: April 2023
What Evidence Can You Use For Your Vermont Workers’ Compensation Claim?
After an employee suffers a work injury in Vermont, the burden of proof lies on them. “Burden of proof” is the standard a party seeking to prove their case must satisfy to have that fact legally established. However, because workers’ compensation is a no-fault system, you do not have to prove that someone is… Read More »
Can I Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits If The Injury Was My Fault?
After suffering a workplace injury in Vermont, you may be eligible to file a workers’ compensation claim and recover benefits. This is because all employers in Vermont carry workers’ compensation coverage. But what if your injury was your fault? Can you still file a workers’ compensation claim and recover benefits? Often, workers who suffer… Read More »
What Are Your Rights As An Injured Employee?
Anyone can suffer a work injury, including people who work in offices, but some workers are more at risk of suffering work-related injuries than others. Due to their frequent interaction with dangerous conditions and heavy machinery, construction workers, workers in the agricultural industry, and structural and steel workers are among the workers most at… Read More »
Debunking Some Common Myths About Workers’ Compensation
If you’ve suffered a work injury in Vermont, you may be eligible to recover workers’ compensation benefits. If you’ve never suffered a work injury before, there may be many things you don’t know about workers’ compensation. In an attempt to gather information, you may turn to family, friends, or the internet. Unfortunately, there are… Read More »
Independent Medical Examinations And Workers’ Compensation
In Vermont, workers’ compensation laws allow injured employees to see a doctor of their choosing. Your doctor will decide what medical treatment you need, when you can resume work, whether you have a permanent disability, and whether you have reached Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI). However, if there is a dispute with the insurance company… Read More »
Here’s How Social Media Can Affect Your Vermont Workers’ Compensation Claim
Social media is an inevitable part of life. According to Pew Research Center, approximately seven out of ten Americans use social media. That is around 72% of the public. Among the most popular social media platforms are Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of the damage online activity can have… Read More »