Workers Compensation & Third Party Claims
Since the enactment of the 2011 Kansas Workers Compensation Act (KWCA), and the subsequent adoption of the 6th edition of the American Medical Association’s (AMA) “Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment,” workers compensation claims in Kansas have become harder and harder to file and seem to come with much stingier payouts.
Frequently Asked Questions About Workers Compensation
Our team of attorneys at Slape & Howard has been spearheading a drive to revise the state’s 2011 Kansas Workers Compensation Act (KWCA), which reduced benefits and made it harder for employees injured at work to receive the compensation for medical expenses and lost wages due them.
Slape & Howard Moves Into Aero Plains Brewing Space
Brewing a great beer requires the right combination of hops, malt, grain, and yeast. Brewing a great personal injury law practice requires experience, tenacity, and knowledge about the ever-changing workers compensation laws that keep insurance company profits flowing while leaving injured employees thirsty for benefits.
How a Higher Disability Threshold Is Hurting Injured Workers
The workers’ compensation attorneys at Wichita-based Slape & Howard are working with other attorneys and legal groups throughout the state to roll back the onerous new standards that drastically curtail and even deny benefits to workers injured on the job.
How the Kansas Workers' Compensation Act Is Harmful to Businesses
The Kansas Workers' Compensation Act (KWCA) of 2011, which increased the hurdles for injured workers to file claims and receive benefits while enriching the insurance companies liable for those benefits, has been under legal attack since its enactment.