If you need workers' compensation, you likely have a medical condition that resulted from an accident or exposure to hazards on the job. What value does workers' compensation truly hold? It provides many different types of benefits to you and potentially to your family. Here are some benefits you may want to look into with the help of your attorney.
People have known about the risks of asbestos exposure for several decades. However, that has not stopped companies from using it in their products. While some forms of asbestos have been banned, it continues to be used in new products and, more often than not, found in old products like floor tiles or insulation.
In 1911 Wisconsin became the first state to protect workers with the nation's first workers' compensation program. The system was enacted as, and remains, a no-fault system. However, in 2015 the Wisconsin legislature enacted some changes to the workers' compensation program.
A construction accident in West Allis, Wisconsin recently left at least two workers with injuries and investigators asking plenty of questions about how the accident occurred. With the investigation early in the process, there are few details available about this story.