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Prevailing Factor Under Kansas Workers Compensation

In Fiscal Year 2021, the Kansas Department of Labor and its Workers Compensation Division report there were 44,506 new claims, which represented a decrease of 1,047 (or 2.4%) from the previous year.

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Workers Compensation and Social Security Offset

If you are eligible for and receiving workers compensation benefits in Kansas and are also receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, you may be subject to what is known as an “offset.”

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Maximum Recovery for Permanent Total Disability

The revised Kansas workers compensation system continues to put the squeeze on employees who are injured or get sick at work.

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Who Controls Healthcare Provider Choices in Kansas?

In fiscal year 2020, which ended on September 30, 2020, the Kansas Division of Workers Compensation received reports of 45,281 total occupational injuries and illnesses.

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Workers Compensation Going and Coming Rule

Fortunately, almost every business in Kansas will provide workers compensation benefits for employees who are injured or fall ill on the job. There are, however, certain restrictions and exclusions.

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Understanding Exclusive Remedy in Workers Compensation

If you’re injured or fall ill at work in Kansas, your medical bills and any lost wages will be covered by the state’s workers compensation system, which is considered the “exclusive remedy” for workplace injuries and illnesses.

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Reopening a Closed Workers Compensation Case

In Fiscal Year 2020, ending September 30, 2020, there were 45,281 total occupational injuries and illnesses reported to the Kansas Division of Workers Compensation.

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Do You Have to Claim Workers Compensation on Your Taxes?

You’ve just made your way through the thicket of administrative hurdles that accompany the workers compensation system in Kansas. You’re receiving payment for lost wages due to your temporary or permanent disability, and now you want to know if that money is taxable.

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Can I Apply for A New Job While on Workers Comp?

You’re out on workers compensation and recovering from injuries that prevent you from doing your primary job, but what if an employment opportunity arises that you can do despite your injuries and recovery program? Can you take it and still retain your workers compensation benefits?

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Understanding Repetitive Use Injuries

More than 900,000 cases involving days away from work were reported in the U.S. private sector in 2018. 30% of those injuries — or nearly 273,000 cases — involved musculoskeletal disorders or “ergonomic injuries” involving repetitive use injuries.

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