How to Fight Workman's Comp

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Workman's comp are usually no-fault claims, but if an employee made a false claim about a work related injury, then it would be possible to fight the claim. Check the laws in the state related to fighting workman's comp claims with advice from a lawyer in this free video on workers' comp.

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You are an employer who has recently had one of your employees suffer an on the job injury and they've gone to the doctor, and it appears they're going to need medical treatment and they're also going to lose some time from work. And you want to know is there any way that you can fight it? Hello, I'm Robert Todd and I'm here to answer the question how to fight a workers compensation claim? Well first of all the law's going to vary in all fifty states so the first thing you want to check is the law in your particular state. But generally speaking, workers compensation injuries are of a no fault nature. That is to say that unless the employee has intentionally injured himself or herself it is going to be held compensable and they're going to be entitled to indemnity benefits and to medical treatment. On the other hand if they miss represented or made false statements on the application for employment you may have a defense in defeating their entire claim. I'm Robert Todd and thank you for watching.

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