Contractors sign up for Workers’ Compensation insurance to protect employees who are hurt on the job. Although most claims are legitimate, workers compensation fraud is common. Bogus claims can add up to big losses for not only insurance carriers but employers, too. Read more
Having a workers’ compensation claim denied by an employer or insurer can be quite a blow, but it does not have to be the end of the story. Most insurance carriers, employers or states have protocols for appealing a denied claim and obtaining rightful compensation.
The methods may vary greatly between states, but the idea is generally the same. By providing extensive evidence regarding your claim and complying with all deadlines and paperwork requirements, you can defend your claim and possibly convince the insurer, employer or the state to reconsider a prior denial. Read more