Third-Party Actions and Workers’ Comp

Vermont’s workers’ compensation law generally prohibits an employee from suing their employer, even in cases where the employer is at fault.  An injured employee’s sole remedy is to bring a workers’ compensation claim for workers’ compensation benefits such as wage … Continued

Independent Medical Examinations and Workers’ Comp

What is an IME? An Independent Medical Examination (IME) essentially is a second opinion requested by the employer or workers’ compensation insurance carrier.  There is no treating physician/patient relationship established, and the information you provide will not be kept confidential. … Continued

Construction Accidents – “The Fatal Four”

Vermont workers’ compensation laws provide death benefits to dependents of those who are fatally injured in a work injury. The public generally thinks of workers’ compensation as providing benefits to workers’ injured on the job, but Vermont workers’ compensation provides … Continued

Brain Injuries at Work

Brain injuries at work are common and can have a devastating impact on an injured worker. Our workers’ compensation attorneys have years of experience representing people who have suffered a brain injury and our workers’ comp lawyers are familiar with … Continued

Giant Employer Puts Big Spin on Small Changes

Walmart has long been under fire for its treatment of its one million hourly employees that it employs in the United States. Many employees have voiced complaints over low pay, unpredictable and inflexible hours, and general working conditions. As workers’ … Continued

VT Workers’ Comp Covers Mental Health Claims

Physical work injuries are easy to identify. Whether it’s a herniated disc, a torn meniscus or even Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, physical injuries are generally pretty easy to see and diagnosis. But what about psychological injuries like depression, anxiety and PTSD, … Continued