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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,…

Workers' Compensation

Am I Entitled to Permanent Disability Benefits in Vermont?

In the Vermont workers' compensation system, permanent disability benefits are a type of benefit awarded to workers who have sustained such serious or debilitating injuries that they are left with lifelong…


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…

Workers' Compensation

Post With Caution: Social Media And Your Vermont Workers' Compensation Case

Social media has become an inescapable part of life but people often forget that their online activity can have consequences in the real world. If you have a workers' compensation claim, your posts could…


Help Biggam Fox Skinner Fight Hunger in Your Community

Participate in the 3rd Annual Lawyers Fighting Hunger Food Drive: September 9-20 This September, Biggam Fox Skinner will join Attorney General TJ Donovan and other Vermont law firms to take part in the…


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…


Help Us Celebrate Our New Partnership with Vermont Parks Forever

The legal team at Biggam Fox Skinner LLP has joined up with Vermont Parks Forever in an effort to protect our state parks! To celebrate our new partnership, BFS is giving away a pair of Park Day-Passes…

Workers Compensation

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.…

Workers Compensation

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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