Tag Archives: Work Injury

Second Medical Opinions for Worker’s Compensation Injuries

An article that appeared in the Durant Democrat describes a workplace accident that claimed the life of a man. Workplace accidents occur every day and, tragically, some of them result in fatalities. However, what if you are an injured victim who survived a workplace accident and you feel that a doctor did not adequately diagnose the extent of your injuries? Are you able to get a second medical opinion...
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Can an Employer Fire an Employee Injured at Work?

A story that appeared in the Orlando Sentinel describes a workplace accident that injured an amusement park worker struck by a roller coaster. The story brings to mind a question; can an employer fire you if you sustain an injury at work? The answer is no. If you suffer an injury on the job, your employer must cover workers compensation benefits under the law. However, you must also be...
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