Blog Posts in October, 2017

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  • Are There Other Claims or Benefits I Should Consider besides Workers' Compensation?
    Are There Other Claims or Benefits I Should Consider besides Workers' Compensation?

    This book addresses some of the most common issues in Vermont workers’ compensation claims. Nevertheless, you should also consider claims or benefits beyond the scope of workers’ compensation such as: ...

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  • My Employer Terminated Me after My Injury-Does My Employer Have to Take Me Back if I Recover?
    My Employer Terminated Me after My Injury-Does My Employer Have to Take Me Back if I Recover?

    Yes, but only if you have recovered successfully within two years and if there is a suitable position available. Vermont Workers’ Compensation Statute 21 V.S.A. Section 643(b) provides in part that “A ...

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  • Can My Employer Punish Me Because I Have a Work Injury?
    Can My Employer Punish Me Because I Have a Work Injury?

    No, but some injured employees are genuinely fearful of losing their jobs if they report a work injury. Some bosses will witness an injury on the job but repeatedly ask, “You sure you didn’t do this ...

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