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Workers’ Compensation: 5 Things You Should Do If You Get Hurt At Work

Written by Cooper and Friedman on March 7, 2018

Workers’ compensation provides workers (or their dependents) benefits after a work-related injury or disease. These benefits may include replacing lost wages, costs of medical treatment, rehabilitation costs, and other potential compensation for things such as transportation or emotional distress. Laws regarding workers’ compensation vary from state to state, though federal employees are protected by the […]

Indiana Workers’ Compensation Law: 5 Things To Know

Written by Cooper and Friedman on November 21, 2017

Indiana borders the Commonwealth of Kentucky to the north and from Louisville, you can see Southern Indiana across the Ohio River. The close proximity of the two states results in a lot of citizens commuting across the river for work. If you are in this situation, you need to ask yourself an important question. Do […]

Is this a Wrongful Termination Legal Case in Kentucky? An Overview & Examples

Written by Cooper and Friedman on October 6, 2017

The United States of America does a pretty good job protecting its citizens from being wrongfully terminated. Federal law makes it illegal for an employer to fire someone they’ve hired based on certain characteristics that are protected from discrimination. Those protected characteristics include, but are not limited to: Race and skin color National origin or […]

Workers’ Compensation in Kentucky: 7 Important Facts to Know

Written by Cooper & Friedman PLLC on September 13, 2017

Workers’ compensation laws can be confusing for even the most savvy of people; however, it is important to know your rights when it comes to workers’ compensation in Kentucky. Workers’ compensation laws were originally mandated to place responsibility of workplace injuries and diseases on the industry. While the purpose of workers’ compensation laws seems straight-forward, […]

Is It Mesothelioma? The Symptoms to Know

Written by Cooper and Friedman on July 13, 2017

Asbestos, the naturally occurring yet toxic mineral, is banned in over 50 countries across the world, but not in the United States. In fact, the World Health Organization estimates that roughly 107,000 American workers are subject to asbestos-related diseases per year. One of the most detrimental diseases that can result from asbestos exposure is mesothelioma, […]

Ten Facts to Know About Workers Compensation

Written by Cooper and Friedman on April 13, 2017

Before you find yourself in a difficult situation with an employer, you should take the time to fully understand the rights you have as an employee. It is easier to face a situation armed with the necessary information instead of educating yourself after the fact. Workers compensation applies to situations where an employee has suffered a […]

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