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What is Mediation of a Vermont Workers’ Compensation Claim?

In the ideal world, injured workers would quickly receive workers’ compensation benefits to help them pay for medical care and other expenses when they cannot work. They would also continue to receive benefits for as long as necessary, without any pressure to get back to work despite their pain. Unfortunately, the state of Vermont is …

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Changes to Vermont’s Workers’ Compensation System

Workers’ compensation provides a critical pillar of financial support for injured workers. Before Vermont adopted this system, injured workers had to sue their employer for workplace accidents, and the common law often shielded employers from liability. With the rise of workers compensation, employers purchase an insurance policy and workers submit a claim for no-fault benefits. …

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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 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 work, …

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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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