Previously, we began looking at a recent workers' compensation case our firm successfully handled for an injured worker. As we noted last time, we were successful in defeating the employer's attempt to have a medical report thrown out based on an alleged ambiguity when there really was no significant ambiguity or inconsistency in the report.
Workers' compensation is a critical resource for those injured on the job, but it isn't always easy to obtain the coverage to which one is entitled under the law. In some cases, employers or their insurers put up roadblocks for injured employees in an attempt to avoid or minimize costs. This can be particularly harmful for an employee who suffers permanently injuries on the job.
As a warehouse worker, there is a good chance that you enjoy the fast-paced nature of your job. There is also a good chance that you understand the safety risks associated with working in a warehouse.