Dec 17, 2018

When Should I Report My Workplace Injury?

 Work Place Injury – Often, New Hampshire employees delay reporting to their employers that they have suffered a workplace injury.  For example, an employee may suffer shooting back pain while lifting a heavy object at work.  The pain is blinding …

Nov 07, 2018

How Can Workers’ Compensation Insurance Deny My Claim If I Was Injured

NH Workers’ Compensation – An employee is not entitled to workers’ compensation benefits just because the employee’s injury occurs at work.  In order to be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, the employee must show that her injuries arose out of …

Mar 13, 2018

Is My Disability Covered Under the Law?

What Is a Disability – What constitutes a disability varies depending on the legal context.  This blog will address how disability is defined under disability insurance policies, workers’ compensation law, and the Americans With Disabilities Act and the New Hampshire …

Feb 27, 2018

What if Workers’ Comp Isn’t Paying Your Medical Bills?

NH Workers’ Comp –  If you are an injured employee with a work-related injury, New Hampshire law requires that the workers’ compensation carrier pay your medical bills that are reasonable and related to the injury.  Unfortunately, it is all too …

Jul 24, 2017

What Types of Disability Benefits Might I Be Entitled to Receive Due to A Work Injury?

NH Benefits – The type of workers’ compensation disability benefits that an injured employee may receive depends on the extent of the disability that the injured employee suffers related to the work injury. Total Disability Benefits An employee who is …

Jul 18, 2017

Workers’ Compensation Claimants Can Get Reimbursement for Treatment by Nontraditional Health Care Providers

NH Workers’ Compensation Reimbursement – In a recent decision, Appeal of Northridge Environmental, LLC, the New Hampshire Supreme Court clarified that a workers’ compensation claimant may be entitled to reimbursement for medical treatment that the injured worker receives from a …

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