A Look at Most Common Claims

Most common workers comp claims

  • There are four most common warehouse workplace injury lawyers that come across daily.
  • Back injuries are one of the top injuries that a workers’ compensation attorney frequently handles.
  • Head and brain injuries sustained in warehouses can cause some of the most serious, life-altering consequences for workers trying to earn a living.
  • Unsafe work condition injuries are some of the most common warehouse worker injuries and catastrophic or fatal workplace accidents are some of the most heartbreaking.
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Injured farm worker wants sanctions for non-payment

  • A worker who was injured while cleaning a leaf trimmer at a cannabis farm claims the device maker has not paid her the negotiated settlement.
  • She is asking Colorado federal judge to award attorney fees and other sanctions for the delay.
  • The woman decided to settle because she is facing “extreme economic hardship.
  • She wants sanctions against Keirton Inc. equal to her settlement, which would be split with nonprofit legal groups.

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Georgia business owners arrested for fraud

  • Two business owners pleaded guilty to multiple felony counts of insurance fraud and forgery as part of a $54 million workers’ compensation scheme.
  • Wesley Owens was the owner and chief executive of Bison Workforce Solutions, a professional employer organization based outside of Atlanta.
  • An investigation found the company failed to pay about $29 million in premiums and bilked customers out of $25.5 million in fees they thought they were paying for comp coverage.
  • Owens would obtain workers’ compensation insurance for his company and then would use the documents provided to it by the insurance company to generate fraudulent certificates.
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 Research to help prevent workplace fatalities

  • Workplace fatality rates increased in 2021, with more than 5,000 workers dying, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • The National Safety Council released a new white paper to help keep workers safe.
  • Rapidly summarizes written reports and extracts quantitative insights and sentiments, and may be used to enhance productivity and streamline safety.
  • Predictive and prescriptive analytics engines can be configured to predict incidents before they occur and produce recommendations.
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