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What Type of Compensation Is Available Through a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Workplace injuries are a leading cause of accidental injury in Kentucky and across the United States. Depending on the nature of the accident and the severity of an employee’s injuries, it is common for someone to miss days, weeks or even months of work. In ...
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Repetitive Stress Injuries Can Result in a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Repetitive motion injuries are very common in the workplace, but are often ignored until they become a problem. Repetitive motion injuries or cumulative trauma injuries develop as a result of a muscle doing the same action repetitively for long periods of time. Doing the same ...
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What You Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation in Kentucky

Every worker in Kentucky should know about workers' compensation. Frequently, important information regarding workers’ compensation is not communicated to workers for a variety of reasons. At Hessig & Pohl, we see a lot of situations where companies refuse to provide injured workers with the workers' ...
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Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Law

Kentucky workers’ compensation laws are anything but straightforward. Nevertheless, all Kentucky workers need to be aware of their rights in case they are injured at work. The workers’ compensation laws that we have in place today were originally drafted to put the responsibility for work ...
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Fatal Work Accident

Work accidents can happen at any workplace. Consider the fatal accident at General Motors Appliance Park where a 55-year-old man got stuck in a machine on the fridge door line. The man was a long-time, 24-year employee. It is not clear how he became stuck ...
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Workers’ Compensation in Kentucky

Most employers in Kentucky carry worker’s compensation for employees hurt on-the-job. Despite the fact that most workplaces strive to maintain a good safety record, the fact is that accidents do happen and may cause serious injuries or death. Workers’ compensation covers those employed in a ...