Phoenix: 602.256.2000
Flagstaff/Prescott: 928.358.4068
Tucson: 520.333.6665

Blog Posts in 2017

What is the Maximum Amount of Money I Can Receive in Arizona Worker's Compensation Wage Replacement Benefits?

When you are hurt on the job in Arizona and miss more than 7 days of work, or are on a light-duty status for more than seven days, you may be entitled to temporary disability benefits. Those benefits ...
Continue reading "What is the Maximum Amount of Money I Can Receive in Arizona Worker's Compensation Wage Replacement Benefits?" »

What is Sheltered Employment and Does it Apply in Arizona?

Sheltered employment refers to the creation of a job by an Arizona employer, after an industrial injury that is not available in the open and competitive labor market. Prior to 2011, sheltered ...
Continue reading "What is Sheltered Employment and Does it Apply in Arizona?" »

What are the Threshold Questions for Evaluating a Social Security Disability Case?

Oftentimes, Social Security Disability claims are unfairly denied for those who are in serious need of them. Our team at Fendon Law Firm, P.C., understands just how frustrating and upsetting this can ...
Continue reading "What are the Threshold Questions for Evaluating a Social Security Disability Case?" »

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 ...
Continue reading "Has your employer posted notice?" »

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 ...
Continue reading "What is an occupational disease?" »

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. ...
Continue reading "What Is a Reassignment?" »

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 ...
Continue reading "SSI Benefits for Widowers | Phoenix Workers' Comp Lawyers" »

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 ...
Continue reading "Arizona Public Employees to have HMO type medical coverage for workers' compensation claims if Senate Bill 1407 passes" »

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 ...
Continue reading "Late Requests for Hearing" »

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 ...
Continue reading "Domestic Servants and Workers' Compensation Law" »

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 ...
Continue reading "Are Independent Contractors Covered Under the Arizona Workers' Compensation Act?" »

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 ...
Continue reading "Temporary/Staffing Agency Employees Injured on the Job" »