• What You May Not Know About Your Workers' Compensation Rights Under Federal Law

    Workers' compensation law can be confusing since it isn't always clear to what benefits you are entitled. Although workers' compensation programs are governed by state statutes, certain federal laws can extend your rights as an injured or disabled worker. By understanding your rights, you may find that you have more protection than you thought. If you are hurt at work, you may have rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
    [Read More]

  • Who Benefits From President Obama's Executive Action On Immigration

    President Obama's executive action on immigration benefits different undocumented immigrants in different ways. Some of his decisions involve extensions and enhancements of previous actions, while others offer relief involving family unity and national interest. Here are some of the people who benefit from this decision: 1. Undocumented residents who came to the US as children or who were born in the US to undocumented parents. These same individuals were helped in 2012 by another executive action by President Obama called DACA (Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals).
    [Read More]

  • 5 Reasons Why Your Workers Compensation Claim Can Be Denied

    If you were injured while at your job and are unable to work, you may be considering a potential workers' compensation claim. Before you do so, it is important to understand the kind of injuries are not covered under workers' compensation. While each state has different laws for workers' compensation, these examples will help guide you in the right direction about whether the injury will be covered or not. Injuries From A Crime
    [Read More]