Can a First Responder Get Workers’ Comp Benefits for COVID?
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, there are, unfortunately, additional people contracting the virus daily. And for many of those, the close contacts that turn into a positive COVID case happen at work. If you contract COVID-19 at your place of employment and are too sick to work for a specific period, there is the possibility… Read more
Can I Get Worker’s Compensation in Wisconsin if I Use Marijuana?
The laws in the country surrounding the use of marijuana are rapidly changing. Currently, there is legislation in Wisconsin proposed to legalize the use of the substance. While it is unknown if this will pass, Wisconsin wouldn’t be the first state to legalize marijuana for recreational use. When it comes to worker’s compensation benefits, things… Read more
Do You Have to Use PTO When You Have a Work Injury in Wisconsin?
When someone is injured at work, they may default to using their paid time off, vacation, or sick time if they need to miss any days of work. While this is undoubtedly an option, according to Wisconsin law, an employer cannot require an employee to use their earned time off in this situation. Wisconsin worker’s… Read more
Workers’ Compensation Payment Amounts for 2022 in Wisconsin
If you are injured on the job in Wisconsin, you are likely entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits include payments that help supplement the money that you are missing out on from your job. This may also include coverage of medical treatment and rehabilitation, depending on your situation. To receive workers’ compensation benefits, you… Read more
Workers Compensation: How Do I Know When to Go Back to Work?
Can I Get a Settlement from Workers’ Compensation If I Go Back to Work? For anyone hurt at work, workers’ compensation benefits can provide much-needed finances in a time of need. And while you may feel better getting back to work, it’s essential to make sure that you are in a condition to do so. … Read more
Can You Work a Second Job While on Workers’ Comp in Wisconsin?
Workers’ Compensation Rules with Second Jobs If you are injured on the job and cannot continue to work, you may qualify for workers’ compensation benefits in Wisconsin. These crucial benefits help you stay afloat financially while you may be unable to perform certain work functions. Even though workers’ compensation benefits are there to help, the… Read more
Tabak Law Recognized as Top Workers’ Compensation Firm in Milwaukee
Tabak Law was recently recognized by Expertise.com as a premier firm in the service area of workers’ compensation in Milwaukee. Specifically, the service gave the law firm the designation of Best Workers’ Compensation Attorney in Milwaukee. Through independent research, Expertise.com identifies the top service professionals in a multitude of industries. The selection process comes down… Read more
Workers’ Comp Benefits and Working from Home
There have never been so many people working from home in our country’s history. While remote working options were already growing, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the hand of many companies that had employees that could continue to offer value at home. And for many companies, the benefits of having a remote staff are spurring them… Read more
How do I appeal my Workers’ Comp Denial in Wisconsin?
You were hurt at work. You reported the injury to your employer, sought medical attention, and filed a workers’ compensation claim. You did everything right. Yet, your claim was denied. The above scenario happens to many Wisconsin workers. Even though it seems obvious that you should be approved for workers’ compensation benefits to help compensate… Read more