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Am I Covered Under Kentucky Workers’ Compensation?

Workers compensation in the state of Kentucky is a state-mandated, "no-fault" insurance system that pays benefits to workers injured on the job. It is managed by Kentucky’s Department of Workers’ Claims. Any employer who has at least one employee must acquire this coverage before the employee’s … [Read more...]

Do I Have to Pay Back My Workers’ Compensation Claim If I Win My Lawsuit?

Many people who have been injured on the job have two claims in one:  they are able to file a claim against their employer for workers’ compensation coverage and they are able to sue another company in the court system for their role in causing the personal injury. Common situations where this … [Read more...]

What Are The Typical Fees In a Worker’s Compensation Case?

Worker's compensation fees are set by statute and we can't deviate from that. In 2014, the law says the fee is 20% of the first $25,000, then 15% of the next $10,000, and then 5% of anything after that, up to a cap of $12,000.00. Money awarded to a client for medical expenses are not figured into … [Read more...]

Lawrence & Associates Provided Free Legal Consultations on Weekends at the Richwood Flea Market This Summer

The Attorneys of Lawrence & Associates provided free legal consultations at the Richwood Flea Market on Saturdays and Sundays between 9am - 5pm this summer. Thanks for meeting with us! Richwood Flea Market Kentuckys best and most loved Flea Market since 1980! Richwood Flea Market is your one … [Read more...]

Even If You Don’t Live in Kentucky, Talk to a Northern Kentucky Lawyer if You Where Hurt On the Job in Kentucky

Because Lawrence & Associates is located along I-75 and conveniently close to Cincinnati, OH, we often help injured workers who live outside the state. It is very common for injured workers to work at a factory or warehouse – such as the Amazon warehouse in Boone County, Kentucky – but live in … [Read more...]

Filing a First Report of Injury (FROI) Form is Not the Same as Filing a Claim for Workers’ Compensation

In today’s world almost every employer has procedures in place when an employee is injured on the job. In many cases it involves documenting the events that led to the injury and recording them on a form for future use and reference. In Kentucky’s workers’ compensation system, this form is often … [Read more...]