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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…

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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…

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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.…

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Workplace Injuries: A Pain in the Neck

Each year, thousands of workers suffer from neck injuries while on the job. Neck injuries are even more common for workers with a physically demanding job, such as construction workers, nurses, or electricians.…

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Common Causes of Construction Accidents

Construction work is one of the most dangerous professions in the United States. In studies done by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), approximately one out of every five work-related…

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Should I Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney, or Can I Handle My Case Myself?

If you’ve suffered a work injury or illness, you will have a lot of questions but there is one in particular that people often ask us:“Do I need a lawyer for my workers’ compensation claim or can I handle…

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Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Depression?

When you think about workers’ compensation, you may initially picture severe physical injuries sustained while on the clock. While this can be true, what about workplace injuries that can’t be seen, such…

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Biggam Fox Skinner Fight Workers’ Compensation Rule Changes

After protests from our Vermont workers’ compensation attorneys at Biggam Fox Skinner and other plaintiff lawyers, the State of Vermont has abandoned a proposal to bring in new workers’ compensation rules…

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