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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…


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…

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…

Workers' Compensation

The Top 5 Reasons Workers' Compensation is Denied

Your employer and their insurance company both save money when valid claims are denied. Our Vermont workers' compensation attorneys share five common reasons that insurance companies give for denying a claim.

Workers Compensation

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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Do I Have to Pay Taxes on My Benefit Payments or Personal Injury Settlement?

During tax season, many clients ask us if they owe taxes on money they’ve recovered from benefit payments or personal injury settlements. Fortunately, the short answer is no, which is excellent news! However,…


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.…