Kentucky Workers' Comp

Seeing Your Own Doctor After a Work Injury

May 8th, 2014 | Kentucky Workers' Comp

Do I have the right to see the doctor of my choice or do I have to see the company doctor? If you have been injured on the job while working in the state of Kentucky or have a Kentucky workers’ compensation claim, your employer may tell you after the accident that you have to… Read More

What Is Retaliatory Discharge?

June 20th, 2013 | Kentucky Workers' Comp

What is retaliatory discharge in a Kentucky workers’ compensation claim? When a person is injured on the job in Kentucky, the employer is not allowed to commit retaliatory discharge or fire an injured worker for pursuing a workers’ compensation claim. The statute which governs retaliatory discharge also states that a person cannot be harassed, coerced… Read More

On the Job Injuries and Workers’ Comp

May 3rd, 2013 | Kentucky Workers' Comp

When we go to work every morning, we expect to come home every night in the same condition as when we left.  Below are two examples of workers’ compensation claimants who went to work but did not make it home that night in the same condition. In Houston, Texas, a worker in a packaging plant… Read More

Workers’ Compensation Eligibility

March 22nd, 2013 | Kentucky Workers' Comp

Are you eligible for Kentucky workers’ compensation benefits? Workers’ compensation is a no fault system of insurance meaning that regardless of who is at fault for the work accident and ensuing injuries, whether it be the worker, employer or an outside party, benefits can still be received. Whether an accident or injury is work-related depends… Read More