If you believe you developed cancer due to exposure to harmful chemicals at your job in Wisconsin, you might have a case for a worker's compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit. Worker's compensation laws in Wisconsin typically cover illnesses that arise out of employment. However,...View More
I was a stay at home father for three years. So once my 4yr old son started school. I decided to for back to work in my field of management. I started a job at gordmans retail store with is owned by a big company called Stage Store. Well I hurt me left arm back in October and have been seen by many... View More
This is a complex and fact-intensive scenario that you would need to discuss with an attorney to receive any kind of meaningful direction. Your post remains open for four weeks, but one option you could consider is to contact a Wisconsin workers' comp attorney to discuss the denial of the WC...View More
I left message after message with osha and lawyers but no one would help me I was started on fire with break cleaner and told the owner of the company and then I was let go just after (January of 2017)
I'm sorry for the ordeal you went through here. Unfortunately, considerable time has elapsed since these things took place. That might be the primary reason your post remains open all this time. You could try to arrange a brief consult with a Wisconsin attorney to discuss what could be done at...View More
Claim adjuster today my lease is up today on Halloween the 31st I have no money no nothing and I have a child we are homeless now and they stated I might not be approved and I might be so what can I do cuz I got to work late entry
I tore two ligaments in my wrist after a fall at work. Did physical therapy and then had surgery after that didnt help now my wrist is worse. I moved and didn't have transportation or money to take transportation to attend Dr visits specially if all he was going to was ask me if I was working... View More
Generally, there are few remedies other than a slap on the wrist to the provider. Suggest you contact a member of the Wisconsin Assn for Justice that handles employment issues--they give free consultations.
Are we entitled to a $settlement when you get injured on the job thats above and beyond the weekly benifits, diagnoses degenerative disk disease. Dr says it may or may not be work related? he was given the same furniture immediately reinjured his back His rehab therapist shared she believes, given... View More
Yes, if there is a permanent injury, Wisconsin provides for an award. Also, if there is long term wage loss, the law provides for an additional payment called "loss of earning capacity."
The injury is work related if the work is one of the "substantial factors" in...View More
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