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3 Reasons to Call a Workplace Injury Lawyer Right After an Injury

“The best time to call a workplace injury lawyer is right after you get hurt. The second-best time is now.”—ancient proverb, probably. When a workplace injury occurs, most employees expect their employer to help them. People believe that simply mentioning the injury or accident to their boss will automatically lead to spontaneous offers of free medical care and paid time off while they recover from...
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Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury: What’s the Difference?

Although both workers’ compensation and personal injury settlements involve injuries, there are important distinctions between personal injury law and workers’ compensation law. The fact that many lawyers (and law firms) handle both personal injury cases as well as workers’ compensation claims often lead to the misconception that the two types of claims are very similar.  Although this is not an exhaustive list, here are some...
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Top 5 Mistakes After Getting Hurt at Work

Getting hurt at work can be a painful and confusing time. Well-meaning friends and co-workers (and less well-meaning employers) may give you advice on what you should or should not do. The best place to go for legal advice, however, is to an experienced attorney. The workers’ compensation lawyers at Brown & Crouppen have come up with five common mistakes they want injured workers to...
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