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Can You Work While Receiving Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ compensation is an important protection for employees in most careers and jobs all over the nation. When someone gets hurt in the workplace while doing their job, they’re covered. They can get paid for their medical bills, and even part of their lost wages when they are unable to work. It’s a no-fault system, which means it doesn’t matter who caused the accident or how in most cases. One question that often comes up, however, is what happens when the injury is severe enough that you can’t hold down your previous job to the level you once could, but you’re not completely disabled? Can you still work while you’re on workers’ comp? Learn about working while you are receiving workers’ compensation, and when you might need help from a workers’ compensation lawyer to get your benefits. Working While on Workers’ Comp Workers’ compensation, also called worker’s comp, workers’ comp, and workman’s compensation, among other terms, exists to help you make [...]

2018-08-01T16:02:07+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Workers Comp|

Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits Subject To Taxes?

Nobody wants to have to bear the double burden of struggling to make ends meet while suffering from a debilitating injury and having to worry about the tax burden you might be undertaking by accepting workers’ comp benefits. The good news is that while there are some specific instances when your benefits can be partially taxable, the vast majority of people never end up having to pay taxes on their workers’ compensation checks. Learn why most people don’t have to pay taxes on workers’ compensation benefits, and when to call on the services of a workers’ comp attorney. Workers’ Compensation and Taxes Workers’ compensation, for the most part, is simply not taxable. The government is well aware that most workers’ comp benefits are meant to compensate you for medical bills, which doesn’t count as income, and that the part which does count as income caps at far less than your regular income. This reduction in amount makes it not taxable in [...]

2018-08-07T13:24:37+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Workers Comp|

Common Injuries Covered By Workers’ Comp In Mobile, Alabama

Injuries can be extremely disruptive to your life, especially if they are serious enough to prevent you from performing your job functions and earning an income. Having a team of legal professionals on your side after a workplace injury in Mobile, Alabama, can make a world of difference in the financial support you receive during your recovery. The team at Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys can take over the legal processes to help you get the workers’ compensation in Mobile that you deserve while you focus on healing from your injuries.  Citrin Law Firm Handles All Types of Workplace Injuries Certain industries have increased risks of injuries. Because of the kinds of equipment and materials used in construction, oil and gas, offshore, and manufacturing, workers in these fields tend to have higher rates of injuries on the job. Some of the most common accidents include falls from heights such as scaffolding or rooftops, machinery incidents, being struck by an object, and [...]

2018-08-07T16:00:42+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Workers Comp|

Let Our Alabama Injury Law Firm Help You With Workers’ Comp In Daphne

If you are struggling to receive workers’ comp in Daphne, Alabama, a personal injury lawyer with Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys may be able to help you get the benefits you deserve. You work hard and dedicate most of your days to the fulfilling your job duties and responsibilities. When you are hurt in a work-related accident in Alabama, you are legally entitled to workers’ compensation. These benefits will help you get through your recovery and pay for medical expenses and lost wages while you are unable to work. Although your employer has a responsibility to ensure you get this coverage, many employees are denied their benefits or have to endure hardship because of unnecessary and unfair delays in payment. A workers’ compensation attorney in Daphne, AL can help you navigate the complex processes and laws to make sure you do not suffer even more after being injured at work. What Does Workers’ Comp in Daphne Cover? Alabama state law requires that [...]

2018-08-07T16:54:44+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Workers Comp|

Workers’ Compensation Attorney In Mobile, AL

Are you in search of an experienced personal injury lawyer, in or around Mobile, Alabama? Andy Citrin of Citrin Law Firm is here to help. Andy began the law firm in 1986 and has since then committed himself and his staff to serving the public for the better. They believe in helping those injured or in trouble and punishing those who deserve the consequences for taking dangerous actions. They believe that everyone who is injured in an accident has the right to seek damages, and Andy and his team are here to help. The Citrin Law Firm has successfully handled hundreds of personal injury cases, from car accidents to workplace injuries and more. Also, all of their attorneys are certified defensive driving instructors by the National Safety Council and the law firm serves as a training center. Why Choose Andy Andy Citrin is a family man, and man of God, who has devoted his professional life to helping people killed or [...]

2018-08-08T08:53:00+00:00 April 30th, 2016|Workers Comp|

Get Help With Workers Compensation Attorney In Daphne

If you or someone you know has been injured while working, you want to immediately contact a personal injury attorney that has your best interests in mind, and will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Suffering from a work-related injury can have numerous negative effects on a person’s life, including lofty medical bills and lost wages. Thankfully, you can trust the qualified team of workers' compensation attorneys at Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys to handle your workers' compensation in Daphne and get you back on your feet again. Why Choose Our Daphne Law Firm? Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys are an Alabama based law firm conveniently located in Daphne. Andy Citrin and his team handle a variety of different cases, including workers’ compensation, car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, personal injury, and more. Andy Citrin and his compassionate team care deeply about you and your needs, which is why they will fight to get you the compensation you deserve after being involved [...]

2018-08-08T09:35:23+00:00 February 29th, 2016|Workers Comp|

Need A Workers’ Comp Attorney? Call Citrin Law Firm Today

Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys are an Alabama based law firm with two convenient locations in Daphne and in Daphne. We handle all cases of all sorts, such as workers’ compensations, motorcycle wrecks and workers’ compensation. We are aware of just how traumatic the effects of a workers’ compensation or an unfortunate event in your life can be, and want to help you in any way we can. As personal injury attorneys, we workers’ compensation e deeply about you and your needs. Because being involved in a workers’ compensation or personal injury of any sort can have devastating long-term effects on your wellbeing. Thankfully, you do not have to go through the aftermath of an accident alone. While we may not be able to change the fact that you were involved in an accident, our team at Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys in Daphne, Alabama can help you with everything that happens as a result. How We Can Help You Regardless of what [...]

2015-10-30T09:50:28+00:00 October 30th, 2015|Workers Comp|

Workers’ Compensation Lawyers In Daphne

Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys are an Alabama based law firm with two convenient locations in Daphne and in Daphne. We handle all cases of all sorts, such as workers’ compensations, motorcycle wrecks and workers’’ compensation. We are aware of just how traumatic the effects of a workers’ compensation or other unfortunate event in your life can be, and want to help you in any way we can. As personal injury lawyers, we workers’ compensation e deeply about you and your needs. Because being involved in an workers’ compensation or personal injury of any sort can have devastating long-term effects on your wellbeing. Thankfully, you do not have to go through the aftermath of an accident alone. While we may not be able to change the fact that you were involved in an accident, our team at Andy Citrin Injury Attorneys in Daphne, Alabama can help you with everything that happens as a result. How We Can Help You Regardless of what [...]

2015-09-15T10:00:02+00:00 September 15th, 2015|Workers Comp|

Work-Related Back Injury? Contact a Mobile Worker’s Comp Attorney

If you have suffered from a work-related back injury, you are not alone. Data released in December 2014 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that in 2013, 212,080 people had work-related back injuries with sprains, strains, and tears accounting for 148,470 back injuries that year. On average, workers missed seven days of work for back injuries. Those who suffered a back fracture missed an average of 65 days of work. Back injuries account for a lot of missed work. Unfortunately, there are a variety of ways you may suffer a back injury while at work. Most often, they occur when someone is lifting something heavy. They may also happen because of repetitive twisting and bending motions or from holding the same position for a long time with little or no movement. If you work with heavy machinery, the vibration of the tools or machinery may also result in back pain. Back pain may also happen due to an accident, such [...]

2015-06-18T11:42:47+00:00 June 18th, 2015|Workers Comp|

Six Things to do After A Workplace Injury

If you were injured on the job, you may be feeling sadness, confusion, uncertainty, and more. Well, none of these things will help you on the road to recovery. Work through these 6 elements after you have sustained a workplace injury to get back on your feet fast. So, without further delay: Go to the doctor. Just because you feel fine doesn't mean you are fine. If you are hurt enough to miss work for your injury, then you need to seek medical attention. A doctor will take notes, diagnose you, and provide a plan of care to get you well again. Take photographs. As weeks progress, you may forget your injuries. Take photographs now (or have a friend photograph your bumps, lumps, bruises, and scrapes) as proof of your injuries. Find a skilled personal injury attorney. Once you are on your way to healing, you need to find a personal injury attorney who can help you seek redress through the legal system. [...]

2014-10-15T14:13:55+00:00 October 15th, 2014|Workers Comp|

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