What If My Insurance Company Pays for Medical Treatment That Is Related To My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

by Lauren Osgood | Mar 25, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

In order for medical treatment to be considered under a workers’ compensation claim, an injured worker must first have an allowed claim that encompasses the conditions that treatment is being geared towards. This becomes important when...read more >>

Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

by Jacob Brandt | Mar 18, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

In this day and age, more employees than ever before are consistently spending their time typing away on a computer. As a result there has been a growing number of individuals being diagnosed with carpal tunnel...read more >>

What is the difference between SSDI and SSI?

by Casaundra Johnson | Mar 12, 2019 | Social Security Benefits

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are the disability programs managed by the Social Security Administration (SSA). While there are many differences between SSDI and SSI, three of the biggest differences are...read more >>

Will I get fired if I file a claim?

by Lauren Osgood | Mar 06, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

Nobody goes to work and expects to get hurt. When it happens to you it is likely that you are most concerned with getting treatment and resuming your normal life. One thing that you may not...read more >>

What treatment services require pre-authorization?

by Kara Dolan-West | Mar 06, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

The BWC’s MCO standardized prior authorization table Service Prior Authorization Required  No Prior Authorization Required Physical medicine services, including chiropractic/osteopathic manipulative treatment and acupuncture Yes Psychological services Yes Dental Yes Evaluation and management services Yes for...read more >>

Repetitive Injuries and Workers’ Compensation

by Andrew Bainbridge | Mar 04, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

If you’ve ever performed a job that required you to repeat the same motion over and over again, then you may not have realized that you could have seriously damaged your muscles and connective tissue in...read more >>

What to expect at your first workers’ compensation hearing

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Mar 04, 2019 | Workers' Compensation

Knowing what to expect at your first workers’ compensation hearing is important in helping to understand how the workers’ compensation process works. When a hearing is scheduled, it is scheduled because the parties to the claim...read more >>