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What You Should and Shouldn’t Do If You Get Injured At Work

Being injured at work can leave you with many unanswered questions. Don’t worry - we’re here to help! Below, we provide some information for you to check off your list:Turn to our Vermont workers’ compensation…

Attorneys

Make Your Kids' College Dreams Come True

Do you know of an injured worker wondering how to pay for higher education for their kids? Money for needs-based scholarships is available from Kids' Chance of Vermont, a non-profit that helps the children…

Workers Compensation

Tips for Returning to Work After a Work Injury

If you suffered a work injury in Vermont, you may be focused on getting back to work as soon as possible. Money may be tight because of lost wages. You may feel like you are unable to take care of your…

Workers Compensation

How a Work Injury Impacts an Entire Family

Workers’ compensation claims have a wider impact than most people realize. This is because a work injury affects not just the injured worker but their entire family. Workers’ compensation benefits are…

Firm News

Biggam Fox Skinner is Celebrating 40 Years! Part Two

Forty years ago, our firm was born when Pat Biggam opened his own law firm in Montpelier with two partners. The firm has seen a lot of changes since 1979—from changing technologies and advertising practices,…

Workers Compensation

What Should I Do Immediately Following a Workplace Injury?

Regardless of safety measures, accidents in the workplace happen all the time. No one wants to be hurt at work, especially if the injury is serious enough to need medical attention or take you out of work.…

Community

Kids’ Chance of Vermont Funds $71,000 in Scholarships for Children of Injured Workers

Left to right: Annika Green (Staff Attorney, Dept of Labor), Dirk Anderson (General Counsel, Department of Labor), Chaice Lopez (scholarship recipient for past two years, in Construction Management at…

Firm News

Biggam Fox Skinner is Celebrating 40 Years!

Forty years ago, our firm was born when Pat Biggam opened his own law firm in Montpelier with two partners. The firm has seen a lot of changes since 1979—from changing technologies and advertising practices,…

Attorneys

Am I Entitled to Permanent Disability Benefits?

Permanent disability benefits are a type of workers’ compensation benefit awarded to workers who have sustained such serious or debilitating injuries that they are left with lifelong impairment. This may…

Attorneys

What Can Happen If I Don’t Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

If you've ever been hurt at work, you have likely relied on your employer to take care of you. After all, it's not just the right thing for the company to do—they are required by law to pay for many aspects…

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