Blog Posts in August, 2017

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  • Are My Pre-Existing Injuries Covered under the Workers' Compensation Act?
    Are My Pre-Existing Injuries Covered under the Workers' Compensation Act?

    Remember the phrase “the straw that broke the camel’s back”? That camel was hurting from years of carrying heavy loads but could still come to work—until the day its owner added on that one little ...

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  • Who Runs the Workers' Compensation System?
    Who Runs the Workers' Compensation System?

    The workers’ compensation system in Vermont is administered by a State of Vermont government agency known as the Vermont Department of Labor. The address and phone number for the Vermont Department of ...

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  • Filing an 'Employee's Claim and Employer's First Report of Injury'
    Filing an 'Employee's Claim and Employer's First Report of Injury'

    Within 72 hours of your injury on the job, your employer is required to file an “Employee’s Claim and Employer’s First Report of Injury” with the Vermont Department of Labor. The report is also called ...

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