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Am I entitled to temporary partial disability benefits?

You can receive temporary partial disability if, due to your injury, you are partially unable to work for a temporary period of time. According to Indiana Title Code 22-3-3-7, if you are reassigned to a job after your injury that meets the restrictions given by your physician but pays less than your average weekly wage…

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2018 Worker’s Compensation Law And Practice Update

Midwest Equip. and Supply Co. v. Garwood, 87 N.E.3rd 33 (Ind. Ct. App. 2017) Garwood suffered a compensable injury and the employer paid benefits. However, a dispute arose as to whether a $20,000 profit sharing bonus that is tied to the company profits and a $1,750…

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What Is A 3rd Party Claim And Why Does It Matter?

If you are badly injured at work, it is very important to determine if your injury is the result of a company that is not your employer. We call these companies third parties. Many people who contact us after becoming injured at work are shocked to hear that they cannot sue their employer.

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Should I get paid for time off work for medical visits while on light duty?

Yes. Another common misconception among employers is that you are not entitled to be paid during the time taken off for medical visits related to your injury after your employer has put you on light duty. If you are given a lighter workload based on your injury at…

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Updated Guidelines Regarding Nurse Case Managers – Published By The Indiana Worker’s Compensation Board

Employer and the injured worker. While not an indispensable player in the Indiana worker’s compensation process or specifically governed by the Worker’s Compensation Act, the nurse case manager can be an integral part of coordinating medical treatment and the stay-at-work/return-to-work process.

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Effect of Job Termination on IN Workers Comp Benefits

Douglas Waid v Masterbrand Cabinets, 2017 WL 1179615, IN Court of Appeals Case No. 93A02-1609-EX-2228, decided March 30, 2017, deals with an issue that comes up very often in Indiana workers compensation, and for which there has not been clear legal standards. Both DTCI and ITLA filed amicus briefs.

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Klezmer Maudlin Court of Appeals Victory 2017.06.08

Congratulations to attorney Nathan Maudlin and our client, Pamela McBride. This month, the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed the decisions of the Indiana Workers’ Compensation Board and Full Board and awarded our client the following:

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Klezmer Maudlin Court of Appeals Victory 2017.07.07

Congratulations to attorney Nathan Maudlin and our client, Pamela McBride. This month, the Indiana Court of Appeals reversed the decisions of the Indiana Workers’ Compensation Board and Full Board and awarded our client the following:

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2018 Worker’s Compensation Law And Practice Update

Midwest Equip. and Supply Co. v. Garwood, 87 N.E.3rd 33 (Ind. Ct. App. 2017) Garwood suffered a compensable injury and the employer paid benefits. However, a dispute arose as to whether a $20,000 profit sharing bonus that is tied to the company profits and a $1,750…

Read More

What Is A 3rd Party Claim And Why Does It Matter?

If you are badly injured at work, it is very important to determine if your injury is the result of a company that is not your employer. We call these companies third parties. Many people who contact us after becoming injured at work are shocked to hear that they cannot sue their employer.

Read More

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