• New Presumptions Created For COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Claims in Vermont

      On July 13, 2020, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed S.342 (Act 150) into law. Section 2 of the Act created two new presumptions under the Vermont Workers’ Compensation Act. These presumptions allow ...

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    • The Legal Burden of Proof & Why It Matters in Your Workers’ Compensation Case

      You may already be familiar with the term “legal burden of proof.” But do you understand what it means? In the world of workers’ compensation, it means that the burden falls on you, as an injured ...

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    • New Vermont Law to Provide Workers’ Comp to More Essential Workers During Pandemic

      Essential workers in all sorts of industries – from medical clinics to grocery stores – are faced with the reality that they may encounter someone with COVID-19 whenever they go to work. Instead of ...

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    • Do My Medical Benefits End if I Return to Work?

      True or false: “Once you return to work, you can’t see the doctor anymore.” Answer: False. However, many people incorrectly believe the answer is “true.” Medical care is available for life of the ...

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    • 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?

      Does My Employer Have to Hold My Job While On Workers' Comp? Yes, but only if you have recovered successfully within two years and if there is a suitable position available. Vermont Workers’ ...

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