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Blog Posts in 2017

Has your employer posted notice?

In Arizona, your employer is required to post notice in the break room or another area where all employees have access that each employee has the right to reject workers' compensation insurance ...
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What is an occupational disease?

What is an occupational disease? Arizona defines occupational diseases as conditions due to "causes and conditions characteristic of and peculiar to a particular trade, occupation, process or ...
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What Is a Reassignment?

Many Arizona injured workers who are hurt based on the actions of a negligent third-party (someone who does not work for your company) will hire a personal injury attorney to sue the party at fault. ...
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SSI Benefits for Widowers | Phoenix Workers' Comp Lawyers

By: Fendon Law Firm, P.C. Losing a spouse is never easy, and thinking about the financial logistics of the loss is rarely at the forefront of a grieving widower's mind. However, the loss of a ...
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Arizona Public Employees to have HMO type medical coverage for workers' compensation claims if Senate Bill 1407 passes

There is currently a bill in the Arizona legislature which would effectively limit public employees' choice of medical provider/treatment when injured on the job. The current system for Arizona ...
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Late Requests for Hearing

In Arizona, workers' compensation cases, insurance carriers and the Industrial Commission will issue notices that only have a 90 day protest period. Some provide as little as 30 days to appeal the ...
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Domestic Servants and Workers' Compensation Law

Under Arizona workers' compensation law, domestic servants are not eligible for work comp benefits. They are specifically excluded from the statute. The courts do not look at the claimant's ...
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Are Independent Contractors Covered Under the Arizona Workers' Compensation Act?

The answer to that question is "no." Independent contractors are excluded from work comp by Arizona statute. However, deciding whether or not a person is an independent contractor is not as ...
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Temporary/Staffing Agency Employees Injured on the Job

Workers’ compensation cases are confusing enough. But if you are working at a job that you obtained through a temp agency, the questions can be endless. If I am working for a temp agency, can I ...
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