1. Workers’ Comp: Benefits Of Joining A Union

    Did you know that union workers are sixty percent more likely than non-union workers to receive workers’ compensation benefits? Here at McCue Law, our workers’ compensation attorneys are here to help workers navigate worker’s compensation claims. In the unfortunate situation that you are injur…Read More

  2. What Happens at Mediation?

    Part of our Workers’ Compensation Wednesdays series Mediation is dispute resolution. It happens after a troubleshooter is unable to successfully resolve the claim for coverage. At mediation, your attorney or advocate will exchange medical records and information with the attorney or workers’ com…Read More

  3. How Do I Prepare for Mediation?

    Part of our Workers’ Compensation Wednesdays series Want to know what to do once you receive a Notice of Mediation? It is important to contact the attorney or insurance adjuster that will be appearing at the mediation on behalf of the employer/insurer. You or your representative should gather medi…Read More

  4. Workers’ Compensation Wednesdays

    My employer knows about my injury. Now what? After your employer becomes aware of your work-related injury, your employer is required to report the injury to the workers’ compensation insurance company and the Workers’ Compensation Board within fourteen (14) days of been informed of your injury.…Read More

  5. Workers’ Compensation Wednesdays

    Who should you inform of your injury? Notification to your employer that you have been injured means that you must inform a supervisor or other management personnel of your injury, including how you were hurt and what injuries you received. As discussed in an earlier post, to prevent denial of your …Read More

  6. Workers’ Compensation Wednesdays

    After you inform your employer that you have been injured, there are several things your employer is required to do. Your employer must complete a document known as the First Report of Injury and provide you with a copy of that document. Your employer must also report the injury to the workers’ co…Read More

  7. Workers’ Compensation Wednesdays

    All employers in the state of Maine are required to have a type of insurance known as Workers’ Compensation that offers benefits to employees who are injured on the job. If you are hurt while working, the most important thing you need to do is let your employer know right away! Failing to inform y…Read More