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Tips for returning to work after a workers compensation claim

Workers compensation provides a crucial lifeline for those who are unable to work because of an accident or job-related illness. While the wage replacement and medical benefits allow you to support yourself and your family, most injured workers just want to recover as quickly as possible so they can return to the workforce. If your […]

What happens after an out-of-state auto accident occurs

A summer road trip is an American tradition, but the adventure isn’t without risks. You could be involved in an accident hundreds of miles from home, suffering serious injuries and facing tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills. While out-of-state accidents are always difficult and stressful, a skilled law firm can concentrate on your […]

What Should You Do After Getting Hurt at Work?

Dothan, Houston County, Alabama In the state of Alabama, businesses that employ five or more individuals must have workers’ compensation insurance. This insurance is designed to protect employees who get hurt on the job by covering both medical care and a portion of their lost wages while they recover. To qualify for benefits, there are certain steps […]

What Will a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Do for You?

May 24, 2018 Dothan, Houston County, Alabama If you get hurt on the job, applying for workers’ compensation benefits should be easy. After all, work accidents are the sole reason why employers carry this type of insurance. But in reality, business owners are often wary of filing claims because their premiums will rise, which will increase overhead […]

FAQ About Trucking Accidents

Dothan, Alabama Trucking accidents can result in particularly devastating injuries, wherein victims often face significant financial burden from medical expenses and lost income during recovery. However, if you get hurt this way and pursue compensation from the responsible party, filing a claim is a complex process requiring legal guidance from experienced lawyers. The team at Carey […]

5 Tips to Avoid Weather-Related Auto Accidents

Driving in bad weather means decreased visibility, less reliable road conditions, and increased risk for auto accidents. According to the U.S. Federal Highway Commission, some 6,000 people are killed and over 445,000 people injured in weather-related crashes annually. Read on to learn how to protect yourself when driving in heavy rain and wind. 5 Tips […]

Top 5 Safety Tips for Motorcycle Riders

Motorcycle accidents are quite dangerous, resulting in approximately 88,000 injuries every year. Because motorcycles don’t offer any barrier of protection between you and road, bikers should take whatever safety measures they can to prevent accidents and serious injuries. Below are a few tips for making your next ride as safe as possible. How to Protect […]

When to consider settling your workers compensation case

Workers’ compensation benefits come in a few different forms. For example, some injured employees structure their claim in such a way that they receive weekly funds and coverage for medical care while others negotiate for a flat settlement. If you’re wondering which strategy makes the most financial sense for your particular situation, an attorney from […]

Possible Reasons your Workers Compensation Claim Might Have Been Denied

Unfortunately, just like with regular insurance claims, workers’ compensation claims are denied on a regular basis. At Carey & Hamner, P.C., our experienced lawyers advocate for the rights of injured workers when they are wrongfully denied their workers’ compensation benefits. If you were recently injured in a work-related accident in Dothan, Enterprise or Ozark, and […]

Uninsured Motorist Coverage – Why is this important

Alabama law states that Uninsured Motorist coverage or UM must be provided on any auto liability policy delivered in the state unless the named insured specifically rejects this coverage. Ala. Code § 32-7-23. We at Carey & Hamner have found over the years of handling auto accident injuries that many people don’t know what UM […]

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