Author Archives: Jay Butchko
Understanding Permanent Disability Benefits In Vermont’s Workers’ Compensation Cases
After you suffer a work-related injury in Vermont, you may be entitled to receive temporary disability benefits until you return to work or reach medical end result (MER) or maximum medical improvement (MMI), whichever happens first. However, once you reach MER or MMI and your temporary disability benefits stop, it does not necessarily mean… Read More »
Understanding Temporary Disability Benefits In Vermont’s Workers’ Compensation Cases
After suffering a work-related injury in Vermont, you may be entitled to a number of different workers’ compensation benefits. Among the various workers’ compensation benefits you may be entitled to are “temporary disability benefits.” Generally, an employee might be entitled to temporary disability benefits if they have to miss work because of their work-related… Read More »
Do I Need A Vermont Workers’ Compensation Attorney?
Even the most careful employees can suffer injuries at work. Thankfully, employers in Vermont are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ compensation insurance covers medical costs, lost wages, and more after an employee suffers a work injury. If you’ve recently suffered a work injury and are planning to pursue workers’ compensation benefits, one… Read More »
How Can I Mess Up My Vermont Workers’ Compensation Claim?
If you were injured at work in Vermont, you can file a workers’ compensation claim and recover benefits. Though the workers’ compensation system is meant to protect employees with work-related injuries, it is up to you to take steps to help you recover the benefits you deserve. Insurance companies and employees always try to… Read More »
How Does Workers’ Compensation Work In Vermont?
Workers’ compensation insurance provides workers with benefits if they suffer injuries or illnesses while on the job. Unfortunately, some employers try to take advantage of their employees’ unfamiliarity or ignorance of the workers’ compensation system to avoid paying a fair settlement. In cases where an employee does not understand the workers’ compensation system, it… Read More »
Steps To Take After Suffering A Workplace Injury
Nobody wants to suffer an injury on the job, but the truth is that workplace injuries are quite common in the United States of America. Even with safety measures, workplace injuries can still happen. According to the BLS, employers in the U.S. reported 2.6 million injuries and illness cases in 2021. Fortunately, after suffering… Read More »