Category: Medical Benefits


Is Bladder Cancer a VA Disability?

Bladder cancer is a condition affecting many US veterans. Even though bladder cancer is not included on the list of presumptive disorders, veterans can still win claims for bladder cancer based on Agent Orange and herbicides. Just because a condition isn’t presumptive does not mean that it is impossible to show it was connected to  … Read more

¿Puedo recibir beneficios correspondientes a la compensación laboral en Georgia para un daño mental?

Hasta ahora en esta serie de artículos donde analizo cuáles daños pueden calificar para los beneficios de la compensación laboral y cuáles no, he mencionado lesiones por quemadura y por resbalones y caídas. Entre las lesiones incluidos en el sitio web de nuestro bufete  se encuentran  daños psiquiátricos y psicológico, y hablaré de ellos hoy.  … Read more

How a Workers’ Compensation Adjuster’s Intentional Delays Killed a Man

How many times could a company with a homegrown, wholesome name like Ralph’s Grocery Co. turn a blind eye to the medical needs of an injured employee? According to the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals board, 11 is the lucky number. The trouble began in December 2003, when Charles Romano sustained an injury to his left  … Read more

What if my physical injury at work is causing anxiety and depression?

Many of my clients, after suffering a physical injury at work, find themselves losing interest in activities they used to enjoy. They often want to sleep twice as many hours as they used to need to feel rested. They’re anxious. They begin feeling hopeless. If that’s you, here’s some good news:  a physically injured worker can  … Read more

Does workers’ compensation pay more for medical care than group health insurance?

A recent report by the Workers Compensation Research Institute indicates that workers’ compensation plans have to pay out more on the whole for treatment than employer-sponsored group or private health plans. The independent think tank is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts and looked at sixteen states for this study. In over two-thirds of them, medical payouts on workers’  … Read more