If I Caught COVID-19 on the Job, Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

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If I Caught COVID-19 on the Job, Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

The COVID-19 pandemic has opened up a whole new avenue of potential workers’ compensation claims. If you believe you were exposed to coronavirus and caught the virus while on the job, then you might be able to collect workers’ compensation benefits. As we’re still in the early stages of this healthcare crisis, pinning down exactly […]

Workers Compensation – Do I have to use the company doctor?

If you have been injured on the job, then your employer will normally send you to a doctor of their choice.  Under Arkansas Statute 11-9-514, if the employer selects the initial physician, the injured employee then has the right to petition the commission one time for a “change of physician.”  What this means is that if you are […]