How workers compensation should work?

Note: The following is a fictional scenario created for illustrative purposes to help our readers in Oklahoma and Arkansas understand the process of how workers comp works. Introduction Workers’ compensation serves as a crucial safety net for employees who find themselves injured on the job or suffering from work-related illnesses. This system is designed to […]

The Benefits of Hiring a Workers Compensation Attorney in Arkansas

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Navigating an Arkansas Workers’ Compensation case can be very difficult, tiresome, and stressful for injured workers. Many people think they can tackle the process of a workplace injury by themselves, we often find this a foolish mistake as claimants miss out on many benefits they are owed. Does every injured employee need an attorney, short answer is […]

JARID M. KINDER

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Jarid M. Kinder has devoted his career to helping Arkansans navigate the complex waters of civil litigation. Limiting his practice exclusively assisting individuals and not insurance companies, Jarid has the dedication and understanding necessary to bring his clients top results. When Jarid is not working for his clients, you will find him cheering on the […]

The Benefits of Working With a Workers Compensation Attorney

If you’ve been injured on the job, you may be entitled to workers compensation benefits. Workers compensation is a system of insurance that provides benefits to employees who are injured or become ill as a result of their job. Benefits can include medical expenses, income replacement, and death benefits. If you’re considering filing a claim for […]

What to Expect from a Workers’ Compensation Case

In Oklahoma and Arkansas, people who are injured while they are working at their jobs are entitled to pursue benefits through their employers’ workers’ compensation insurance carriers. By filing a claim, injured victims may recover benefits to pay for all of their accident-related medical bills and a percentage of their incomes if they were left […]

What Do I Do If My Workers’ Comp Claim Is Denied?

Being injured or sickened at work can be a devastating, life-changing experience. In the unfortunate event of a workplace injury, people who work in Arkansas and Oklahoma should generally be covered by their employers’ workers’ compensation insurance policies. Employers must provide this coverage for their workers to protect them. However, some claims are denied. You […]

The Benefits of Working With a Workers Compensation Attorney

If you’ve been injured on the job, you may be entitled to workers compensation benefits. Workers compensation is a system of insurance that provides benefits to employees who are injured or become ill as a result of their job. Benefits can include medical expenses, income replacement, and death benefits. If you’re considering filing a claim for […]

Am I Suing My Employer When I File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

People who are injured at work have a right to file a claim for workers’ compensation. However, some injured workers are hesitant to file a workers’ compensation claim because they think that doing so is tantamount to filing a lawsuit against their employer. Allow us to lay this myth to rest. Filing a claim for […]

Who Pays for Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Employers are generally required to pay for workers’ compensation benefits for their employees through self-insurance or by paying premiums to private insurance companies. While there are some exceptions, most employers carry workers’ compensation insurance as a type of business insurance. Learning who pays for workers’ compensation can help you understand how the system works and what you […]

What Is the Purpose of Workers’ Compensation?

Most workers in Arkansas and Oklahoma give little thought to the idea that they might be injured or sickened at their jobs. However, many people suffer injuries or work-related illnesses every year. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 2.8 million recordable workplace injuries and illnesses happened within private industries in the U.S. […]