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  • Filing a Workers' Comp Case? Don't Make these Mistakes!
    Filing a Workers' Comp Case? Don't Make these Mistakes!

    Workplace injuries can be devastating, especially if you are faced with severe life-altering injuries. It could be even more frustrating if your injury was a result of the negligence of your employer ...

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  • How OSHA's New Ruling Affects You
    How OSHA's New Ruling Affects You

    Effective August 10, 2016, employers in the United States are required to have a “reasonable procedure” for workers to report workplace injuries and illnesses in both a prompt and accurate manner ...

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  • Should I Accept a Lump Sum Settlement?
    Should I Accept a Lump Sum Settlement?

    What typically occurs when an injured worker qualifies for workers’ compensation benefits is that the insurance company offers to settle the entire case with a “lump sum” payment which terminates the ...

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  • What if I Have a Pre-existing Condition?
    What if I Have a Pre-existing Condition?

    Employees or workers who are injured on the job or is performing the duties of his or her job is eligible to receive workers’ compensation if the actions entailed in the job aggravate a pre-existing ...

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  • What Is The FACT Act?
    What Is The FACT Act?

    In 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT). By enabling this law, the personal information of individuals who were affected by asbestos would ...

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  • Why Hire a Workers' Comp Lawyer?
    Why Hire a Workers' Comp Lawyer?

    If you have been injured on the job, you may be wondering what your legal rights are. At Brooks Law, we understand that you have many questions at this time about what you are entitled to. There are ...

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