31 03, 2017

Notice to Employers about an on-the-job injury

By | March 31st, 2017|Categories: Workers Compensation|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Tell your employer! Before a claim for workers’ compensation benefits can be made, the employee must provide the employer with notice of the workplace accident. Under Alabama law, an injured employee or the employee’s representative must submit written notice of the accident to the employer within 5 days after the occurrence of the accident. If [...]

6 03, 2017

Injured on the Job: What to Know from the Beginning

By | March 6th, 2017|Categories: Workers Compensation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

After suffering an on-the-job injury, there's likely a lot of questions swirling around in your head.  If you were to call us just moments after that injury, my first advice to you would be to tell someone!  Alabama law requires that an injured worker give notice to their employer of the injury.  That doesn't necessarily [...]

10 02, 2017

Fighting back if you get fired after getting hurt at work

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Workers Compensation|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Can I lose my job? Alabama has a law against an employer firing an injured employee solely in retaliation for filing a workers’ compensation claim for an on-the-job injury. Many times, after suffering an on-the-job injury, an injured employee is held off of work for an extended period of time. During that time, the injured [...]