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Blog Posts in June, 2015

Changing Doctors with a Self-Insured Employer Who Directs Medical Care

Arizona, thankfully, is not a "directed care" state. A "directed care" state allows ALL workers' compensation insurance carriers to choose injured workers' doctors. This ...
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Is There Compensation for Facial Scarring?

We frequently receive questions about whether scarring is compensable in Arizona workers' compensation law. The answer is yes if it's facial scarring and it is considered ...
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Fendon Law Firm Hosts Fundraiser for Alex's Lemonade Stand

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation is on a mission to beat childhood cancer and our firm is proud to be able to partner alongside them. On June 26, we will be hosting a fundraiser to raise donations ...
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Why I Love Being a Workers' Comp & SS Disability Lawyer

We normally talk about strictly legal issues and subjects in our blog here at the Fendon Law Firm website. However, today I wanted to share with the public why I love being a workers' compensation ...
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The Employer's Conveyance Exception

Normally, an employee who is injured while going to or from work is not entitled to workers' compensation. [1] The rationale behind this rule is that employees do not actually begin work until ...
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Social Security Administration Hearings

In Arizona, there are typically only three circumstances where the Social Security Administration will expedite a hearing: the claimant's illness is terminal, the claimant is without food medicine ...
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Standard of Proof in Physical Injury WC Cases

In Arizona, a doctor must testify in a court of law that an injured workers' medical condition is more probably than not related to his or her industrial injury. This is one of the lowest burden ...
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