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How Long Does a Car Accident Settlement Take?

When a car accident results in economic and noneconomic losses, the not-at-fault party maintains the right to file a claim against the at-fault party for damages. While filing a claim can result in monetary compensation for medical expenses, property damage costs, and more, the waiting process can be frustrating, and many claimants wonder, “How long …

Can an Employee be Terminated while on Workers’ Compensation?

Yes, workers can be terminated while on workers’ compensation. There is no restriction on laying an employee off, even if that employee was injured while on the job and has filed for workers’ compensation benefits. However, there are some limitations on an employer’s right, which our Rutland workers’ compensation attorneys are familiar with. You Cannot …

Workers’ Compensation Settlement Process

Settlement is one of the least understood aspects of workers’ compensation. In the typical case, an injured worker receives medical care for weeks or months and eventually gets back to work once they have recovered. While on benefits, they receive medical care for free and temporary disability benefits. In some situations, however, a workers’ compensation …

What is workers compensation insurance?

Workers compensation insurance is a form of insurance covering illness or injury that is caused by work.   In Vermont all employers are required by law to have workers compensation insurance. Workers compensation insurance is obtained and paid for by the employer. The cost of workers compensation insurance to the employer is based on the …

Tristan Larson awarded “Best of the Best Attorneys” top-ten personal injury lawyer.

  What does this award mean? Not much. I’m going to get a plaque to put on the wall. I have to pay for it. We don’t know how this organization vets lawyers, if at all. In fact, this award is bogus. It’s a scam. But it brings me to an important point: how do …

Do I need a lawyer after a car accident in Vermont?

Motor vehicle accidents happen unexpectedly and unfortunately often. Many people are unsure of what to do in the aftermath of an accident, some might think it is smart to hire a car accident lawyer no matter what.  Although there are instances where a lawyer is important, there are some cases where lawyers are overkill or …

How To Calculate Workers Compensation in Vermont

The amount of the weekly check you get for worker’s compensation should be about the same as what you were taking home while you were working. But it’s kind of complicated to figure out. You first have to figure out your “Average Weekly Wage,” and then you calculate your “Weekly Compensation Rate.” Don’t worry, I’ll …

Call Our Rutland, VT Personal Injury Lawyer Today

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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