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What To Do If You're Hurt On The Job in Montana

Posted: 05/22/2023

 Workers Compensation    Workplace Injury  

Getting hurt on the job can be a hard situation to deal with. But, it doesn't have to be. Read these crucial steps to protect your rights.

Do You Need a Lawyer with a Workers' Compensation Claim?

Posted: 04/13/2023

 Workers Compensation   Workplace Injury  

Workers’ compensation is a system that's supposed to provide benefits to employees who suffer work-related injuries. However, there are many issues that can arise when filing a claim.

The Top 5 Workers' Compensation Questions Answered

Posted: 09/12/2022

 Workers Compensation   Workplace Injury  

We've compiled the top questions injured workers often have after they get hurt on the job. Do any of these sound familiar?

Montana Workers' Compensation Glossary of Terms

Posted: 01/14/2022

 Workers Compensation   Workplace Injury  

If you're dealing with a workers' compensation claim, you might be confused by all of the terminology. We break down all of the terms and acronyms.

Can I Receive Social Security Disability Benefits and Workers' Compensation Benefits?

Posted: 04/27/2021

 Workers Compensation   Workplace Injury  

If you are unable to work because of a work-related injury in Montana, you may qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) in addition to workers' compensation benefits. The relationship between these benefits can be complicated, here’s what you need to know.

5 Signs You Need to Contact a Workers' Compensation Lawyer

Posted: 02/08/2021

 Workers Compensation   Workplace Injury  

The process involved with a Workers' Compensation Claim can be extremely confusing after you've been hurt on the job. At what point do you need to reach out to an attorney?

Can I File A Workers' Compensation Claim If I Wasn't Injured On a Specific Day?

Posted: 12/31/2020

 Workplace Injury   Workers Compensation  

Sometimes, a work-related injury happens over time and not on a specific day from a specific accident. Don't miss out on your opportunity to seek workers' compensation benefits.

Can I Receive Social Security Retirement Benefits and Workers' Compensation?

Posted: 12/04/2020

 Workers Compensation   Workplace Injury  

Sometimes, a work injury can be the last straw for a hardworking Montanan who is nearing their retirement. If a worker has done heavy physical work their whole life and an injury takes them out of work, it may be too late for them to start a new career.

Will workers' compensation retrain me for a different job?

Posted: 08/17/2020

 Workers Compensation   Workplace Injury  

This is one of the most common questions we hear from people who were injured while working in Montana.

Can I file a workers' compensation claim if I'm exposed to Covid-19 at work?

Posted: 07/16/2020

 Workers Compensation   Workplace Injury  

The Covid-19 pandemic creates an entirely new situation if exposed at your workplace.

Common Workplace Safety Shortcuts to Avoid

Posted: 11/25/2019

 Workplace Injury   Workers Compensation  

It is natural to want to increase productivity and save time at work by finding shortcuts. There is no shortcut, however, in safety.

25 Most Dangerous Jobs in America

Posted: 10/10/2019

 Workers Compensation   Workplace Injury  

Which jobs and occupations are the most dangerous? The answer might surprise you.

The Importance of a Timely Workers' Compensation Claim

Posted: 07/30/2019

 Workers Compensation   Workplace Injury  

Workers' compensation is a state-regulated insurance program that provides financial reimbursements for any work-related illnesses and injuries. Workers' compensation can cover a wide variety of injuries and illnesses, but what happens if a claimant waits too long to file a claim?

What is the Difference Between Workers' Compensation & Personal Injury?

Posted: 05/04/2019

 Workers Compensation   Personal Injury   Workplace Injury  

After sustaining an injury at work, it can be difficult to determine the best course of action to ensure you obtain the compensation you deserve for recovery. It's easy to get overwheled by the distictions between workers' compensation and personal injury and what your options are.

What Is an Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury?

Posted: 02/22/2019

 Personal Injury   Motor Vehicle Accident   Workplace Injury  

What is the difference between complete and incomplete spinal cord injuries? Often these injuries have a devastating impact on an injury victim's life, career, and phychological condition.

When Workers' Compensation Isn't Enough

Posted: 07/24/2018

 Workers Compensation   Workplace Injury  

The law in Montana requires all employers to carry workers' compensation for all full-time employees.

Which Injuries Can a Person File a Workers' Comp Claim for?

Posted: 04/13/2018

 Workers Compensation   Workplace Injury   Personal Injury  

Between continuous motion, heavy lifting, and dangerous conditions, accidents in the workplace may happen at any time. If you or a loved one has sustained an injury while on the clock, you may be able to file a workers' comp claim.