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Workers Comp Matters

Workers Comp Matters

  • Workers Comp Matters
  • This is Workers Comp Matters, hosted by Attorney Alan Pierce. The only Legal Talk Network program th...

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Offsets and Overlaps in Workers’ Compensation and Social Security Disability Claims

When an employee has a debilitating accident at work, there are insurance and government benefits available to the employee and his or her family. Among the many benefits included are workers' compensation, Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income, and Medicare coverage. Despite the different sources and governing bodies, ...

August 22, 2014 | 32 min

The Federal Laws that Affect Workers Compensation Claims

When a workers' compensation claim is made, there are many elements of federal law that get triggered. Among those elements are the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Family and Medical Leave Act, and Americans with Disabilities Act. As an employer, navigating these intersecting laws can be a challenging task while running a business. On this episode of Wor...

June 16, 2014 | 33 min

Employer Fraud and Recommendations from New York State Supreme Court’s Grand Jury Report

A recent Grand Jury Report from the New York State Supreme Court brought recommendations of change to handle Employer Fraud in Workers' Compensation. Among the recommended areas of change are the application process, criminal statutes, and the method of collecting data. On this episode of Workers Comp Matters, host Alan Pierce interviews Gilda Mari...

May 19, 2014 | 31 min

Medical Marijuana at Work: The Side Effects for Workers’ Compensation

With recreational and medical use of marijuana now approved in some states, concerns of workplace use are being raised. The impacts of this trend range from employee right to treatment and increased employer liability to OSHA regulations and ADA holdings. On this episode of Workers Comp Matters, host Alan Pierce discusses these issues along with me...

February 27, 2014 | 20 min

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