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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Attorneys Biggam & Groff Selected to Best Lawyers in America® 2020

Biggam Fox Skinner LLP is known throughout Vermont for being a caring team of attorneys who all go above and beyond for our clients. Two members of our law firm who strongly embody our principles are Attorney-Partner…

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Memorial Service for Scott Skinner

By Biggam, Fox, and SkinnerJune 14, 2019Saturday, June 29, 2019, 2:00 pmOld Labor Hall, 46 Granite St., Barre, VTThe Skinner family will host a celebration of Scott’s life on June 29 at 2:00 pm at the…

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Workers' Compensation: Dangers of Returning to Work Too Soon

Following a work-related injury, employers want to get their injured employees back and working as soon as they can. However, this is typically not in the employee’s best interest for various reasons.…

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What Steps to Take After Being Injured at Work

You’re just carrying out your normal morning routine, you've got your coffee on a brisk morning as you walk into work—CRASH! You wake up minutes later, disoriented, feeling excruciating pain in your back…

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Attorneys Kelly Massicotte & Heidi Groff to Present at "Next Level Workers' Compensation Seminar"

Two BFS attorneys will share their workers’ compensation expertise with other Vermont attorneys at a legal education seminar in Burlington on Friday January 25, 2019.Partners Kelly Massicotte and Heidi…

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Vermont Community is Ready to Help

Our Team Is Here for You: (802) 445-9141Winter is tightening its grip, with last week’s storm leaving even more snow covering Vermont. At this time of year, many Vermonters are counting the days until…

"Thank you so much Heidi, for being there for me. I had no idea what I had missed being on workers’ comp and you helped me get what was owed to me. Thank you again for everything."
- Lyn