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How do Independent Medical Exams affect Workers’ Compensation Claims?

Vermont’s workers’ compensation laws allow injured workers to meet with a doctor of their choice. Unfortunately, many employers and insurance companies are annoyed that workers have this right. To them, hundreds if not thousands of workers are faking a workplace injury to receive benefits they are not entitled to. Even worse, they fear doctors are …

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The Rising Threat of Truck Driver Fatigue on the Road

Large commercial vehicles are so big and heavy that they cause horrifying damage when they collide with passenger vehicles in Rutland or surrounding areas. To prevent these accidents, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was created to devise regulations to protect the public. Unfortunately, fatigued driving is still a serious problem. Too many truckers …

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Knee Injuries from a Car Accident: What You Need to Know

Knee injuries are some of the more challenging to rehab after a car accident. The knee is very complex, and any little thing wrong with even one part of the knee can lead to disability and excruciating pain. Larson & Gallivan Law helps Vermont car accident victims obtain compensation after an accident. A knee injury …

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Do You Qualify for Workers’ Compensation if You Work from Home?

You probably do. The workers’ compensation system covers many people who are telecommuting, either permanently or temporarily due to the COVID pandemic. To fully understand your rights under workers’ comp, you should schedule a meeting with a lawyer. Below, we dive deeper into the key considerations which determine whether you are covered. Are You a …

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What is Road Rage?

Along with an increase in motor vehicle accidents, the global Covid-19 pandemic has also brought on an influx of road rage incidents. So what is road rage? Road rage is aggressive and unsafe driving that puts other drivers and their property immediately into harm’s way. Common behaviors of road rage include aggressive gestures, inflammatory language …

When To Get a Lawyer for Workers Compensation

If you’re injured on the job, there are several things you need to do to protect your right to compensation. Immediately after an injury in the workplace, you should seek medical attention for your injury, report the damage to your employer as soon as possible, and consider hiring a workers’ compensation lawyer to protect your …

Who Pays Workers’ Compensation?

A workers’ compensation attorney is a legal representative who is knowledgeable about laws surrounding injuries or illnesses that result in the workplace. Workers’ compensation attorneys leverage their knowledge and experience to aid injured workers in securing compensatory benefits through workers’ compensation claims. A Vermont Workers’ Compensation Attorney with Larson & Gallivan Law can help you …

What To Do If You’re Involved in an Uninsured Car Accident or Underinsured Car Accident

If you are involved in an uninsured or underinsured car accident, it’s essential to know your options. The best option is to find an excellent car accident attorney who has experience with these types of cases. Contact the Vermont Car Accident Attorney for legal assistance or representation in the claim. What is an Underinsured or …

What is a good settlement offer in a car accident case?

Nobody expects to get into a car accident, especially on a beautiful day in the hills of Vermont. But they happen, and not many know what to do in the aftermath, especially if the accident resulted in severe injuries and damages to property. Along with injuries, many suffer emotional and mental pain and suffering and …

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If you’ve been seriously injured, our Rutland, VT personal injury law firm is here to provide you support, guidance, and representation as you seek damages. Please call us today for a free consultation. We can begin working on your case immediately.
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