Injured Workers May Use Illegal Drugs To Get By
If you have questions about the legal implications of using drugs while receiving work comp benefits, an experienced attorney at Law Offices of William J. Kropach can advise you.
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Injured Workers May Use Illegal Drugs To Get By
26 May 2016 | William J. Kropach
Recovering from a serious workplace injury may be a long process. But for those who are accustomed to being breadwinners and active providers in their households, the road to recovery may be littered with potholes. It is not uncommon for injured workers to cope with the pain and downtime with pain medications prescribed by their … READ MORE
Could High Heels Lead To A Workers’ Comp Claim?
19 May 2016 | William J. Kropach
Those who are fans of Anne Hathaway movies remember the scene in “The Devil Wears Prada” where Hathaway’s character is opposed to don some Italian leather slingback pumps until she is coerced into doing so. In fact, there are many businesses where women are encouraged to wear high heels in order to maintain the motif … READ MORE
In our last post, we highlighted the increasing penalties for failing to report workplace injuries, and how it was a sign that OSHA did not trust that employers would self-report their injuries. Recently OSHA published new and final rules regarding the electronic submission of workers’ injury and illness data. This information is to supplement such … READ MORE
In a prior post, we highlighted OSHA’s the success of OSHA’s new injury reporting protocols. Essentially, employers who had employees who were injured in the course of their duties were required to report certain injuries and all hospitalizations within a 24 hour period. While the reporting protocols were envisioned to be easier because it was … READ MORE