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Can I Get Fired Because of a Work Related Injury in Vermont?

The short answer is yes (sort of). How come? Because there is nothing in workers compensation law which requires an employer to keep on an employee who cannot do the job because of a work related injury, even if that injury was caused by work. So if your employer lets you go because you cannot …

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Case Study: When Workers Comp Insurance Stops Paying for Medical Care

Souligny v. PB&J, Inc – State of Vermont In many workers compensation cases, chiropractic treatment is recommended. Because of the nature of chiropractic care, however, workers comp insurance companies can try to get out of covering the costs of the treatment, particularly after several years have gone by. This issue was addressed in a recent …

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Do I Need a Lawyer for my Workers Comp Claim in Vermont?

I’m often asked if you really need to hire a worker’s comp lawyer. The truth is, you can represent yourself in a workers compensation claim. But it’s best to go in prepared. If you do choose to represent yourself, I recommend you do a lot of research to make sure you understand your rights and …

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Can I Get Reimbursed for Travel to Medical Appointments in Vermont?

Yes. Under Worker’s Compensation Rule 4, when an injured worker is required to travel for medical treatment, medical exams, IMEs, and/or vocational rehabilitation related appointments, the injured worker is entitled to reimbursement for mileage, meals, and overnight accommodation. You must provided reasonable documentation to the insurance company. The insurance company is required to pay the …

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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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