201904.18
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Workers’ compensation coverage for the misclassified worker

Workers’ compensation laws require most businesses to carry workers’ compensation coverage for their employees. As an employee, you’re entitled to this coverage if you’re hurt on the job. Sometimes, businesses misclassify their workers to avoid paying for workers’ compensation. For instance, if you’re an independent contractor, you’re not covered by the employer’s insurance. If you…

201903.26
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Moving patients a common cause of injury in health care

Working in any type of health care environment presents certain inherent risks, with nurses, nursing assistants and others in the industry regularly experiencing a wide range of work-related injuries and ailments. While working around sick people and regularly using needles and other potentially hazardous medical equipment can lead to injuries, one of the most substantial…