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When Will Workers Comp Cover Your Injuries

When injured in the scope of employment, workers compensation is a system designed to help with the injuries, illness, and even death that occur from … Read More »


Underestimating a Concussion and the Consequences

Between sporting activities, minor car accidents and life mishaps, suffering a concussion isn’t uncommon. However, many people have adopted the idea that since it’s a … Read More »


Heat Wave Injuries Spread Across the Nation

Kansas is no stranger to serious heat waves. Despite the majority of people being able to handle the high temps, young children and the elderly … Read More »


Can You Sue for Not Receiving Sick Leave?

Studies show that injuries arise from people going to work while sick. It’s not surprising since most people would likely be distracted at work if … Read More »


Do Safety Incentives Create More Workplace Injuries?

The question “Can my boss do that?” may be asked much more often since employer retaliation is on the rise. Despite studies showing that workplace … Read More »


Online Legal Advice and How it Can Hurt You

When a question arises, most people go the same place to find an answer: the internet. A few clicks on your computer or pushing a … Read More »


Why Would My Employer Fight My Worker’s Comp Claim?

If you’ve been injured on the job, Kansas laws state that you are eligible to receive compensation for medical bills, including doctors, hospitals, physical therapy, … Read More »


Returning to Light Duty at Work after a Work Place Injury

Many work place injuries will allow you to return to light duty at work. In doing so, employers are required to return the worker to … Read More »


Want to Report Your Employer, But Scared You’ll Lose Your Job?

A 2012 report by AFLAC shows that an astonishing 35 percent of workers are extremely unhappy at the company they work for. The employees also … Read More »


Maximum Medical Improvement and What it Means

Many injuries that happen on the job will require rehabilitation. After several weeks or months of rehabilitation, your doctor may tell you that you’ve reached … Read More »


Wichita Construction Workers at Risk for Life Changing Falls

A Kansas man was injured on the job after falling 20 feet and breaking his neck. The company he worked for, Ryan Roofing Inc. now … Read More »


Myths about a Personal Injury Case in Kansas

If you’ve ever been in a Wichita auto accident before, it’s probably a scary time for you. Friends and family are all passing along words … Read More »


Is a Group Disability Policy a Good Idea?

Its better to find out about your long term disability policies before you are on long term disability. As an employee, it’s likely that you … Read More »


The Myth of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Receiving Compensation

Some people believe that carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is just weakness in the hand that will go away, when in fact it can be a … Read More »


Will a prior injury affect my case?

Sometimes. Recent or chronic injuries can affect your case. Older injuries, such as a neck injury from ten years ago, most likely will not affect … Read More »


Kansas Man Fired for Reporting Working Conditions

When the conditions at any Kansas work place are unsafe, it’s natural for workers to report it. Employers are typically grateful to the employee for … Read More »


How To Start a Workers Comp Claim

When you’re hurt on the job, you are eligible under Kansas law to receive compensation for medical bills, including doctors, hospitals, physical therapy, chiropractors, home … Read More »


Is there a limit to compensation on a workers comp claim?

Is there a limit to compensation on a workers comp claim?

Yes. Irregardless of your earnings, the highest amount for a permanent total disability is … Read More »


Kansas Temporary Total Disability and What it Means

If you have suffered a job-related injury and are unable to work, worker’s compensation will compensate for your lost wages. This benefit offered by your … Read More »


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