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Does Vermont Workers’ Compensation Bar Wrongful Death Lawsuits?

The idea behindVermont workers’ compensation is that it provides an “exclusive remedy” for an employee’s personal injury claims against an employer for a work-related accident or occupational illness. In simple terms, as long as your employer follows the workers’ compensation rules, you cannot sue. The exclusive remedy nature of workers’ compensation effectively bars most personal …

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Can Teachers Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Teachers have some of the most important jobs in Vermont, shaping the minds of future generations and hopefully instilling a love of learning. Teaching is certainly not without challenges, with long hours and inadequate pay being the most obvious. Although we don’t think of teaching as particularly dangerous, the reality is that countless teachers miss …

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What Medical Care Will Workers’ Compensation Cover?

Workplace accidents and injuries often leave workers in considerable pain. To get well, you need individualized medical attention from a licensed physician. Helpfully, Vermont requires that your employer’s workers’ compensation insurer cover all necessary and reasonable medical care. But what types of treatment is covered? Our Burlingtonworkers’ compensation attorneys look at some of the most …

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Can You Receive Workers’ Compensation if Injured Driving into Work?

Because Vermont is a rural state, many people drive an hour or more to get to work each day. All this time on the road increases the odds of a car crash, especially when snow and slush cover the road. One question we receive atLarson & Gallivan Law is whether these commuters can receive workers’ …

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Dispelling Six Myths About Workers’ Compensation Claims in Vermont

Were you or a loved one hurt while on the job in Vermont? You are far from alone. While every employee in our state deserves safe, fair working conditions, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that nearly 7,000 Vermonters are injured on the job each year. When a workplace injury or workplace illness forces …

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Heat Related Workplace Injuries

Vermonters are lucky that our summers are not as muggy as those in Florida or Louisiana. Nonetheless, temperatures can reach into the 90s, and the temperature inside businesses and factories can climb even higher. Workers must take care of themselves so that they do not suffer heat exhaustion, heat stroke, or other heat-related injuries. Larson …

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Can You Receive Workers’ Compensation for Toxic Exposure at Work?

Many workplaces have dangerous chemicals that a worker can inhale or absorb through their skin. These toxic chemicals may lead to serious diseases and illnesses.. The Vermont workers’ compensation system exists to help workers injured on the job. Fortunately, a toxic exposure at work will usually qualify for compensation. Larson & Gallivan Law stands ready …

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Are Seasonal Workers Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

Many Vermont industries rely on seasonal workers to fill critical worker shortages during parts of the year. Many are hired to work on farms during the summer and fall, or they work in the tourist industry. Vermont is a destination for skiers and those enjoying the snow, so seasonal employment opportunities are as plentiful in …

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What to Expect When You Seek Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Vermont

Workplace injuries in Vermont can be disorienting and devastating. Nobody expects to get hurt on the job whether they are in a dangerous industry like construction or trucking, or involved in white-collar work in an office setting. Yet serious work injuries can happen in any type of workplace, and it is essential to find out …

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Can I File a Lawsuit in Addition to Seeking Workers’ Compensation in Vermont?

Workplace accidents in Vermont can be devastating, resulting in debilitating injuries that require substantial medical care and many missed workdays and lost wages. After a workplace accident, one of the most important ways to seek compensation is to file a workers’ compensation claim. Yet you may be frustrated that you are only permitted to seek …

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