Workers’ compensation is both a federal and state program which provides financial coverage for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses to people who have been injured while on the job. If you are receiving or have received workman’s comp, you may be wondering whether the money you’ve received is taxable or not. The answer is that it’s complicated. Let’s talk about the various factors involved in workers’ comp and when it may be taxable, and where you can go in the Austin area for ... [Read More]
The Types of Injuries Covered by Workers’ Compensation
If your injury has happened on the job due to an accident, chemical exposure, repetitive motion, or other circumstance, you are eligible to file a Workers’ Compensation claim in Austin, TX. Time is of the essence in filing, so it’s important you know what injuries are covered by this government-mandated program. Let’s talk about what a Workers’ Comp is, what injuries are covered, and where you can file the claim. What is The Purpose of Workers’ Compensation? The Workers’ Compensation ... [Read More]
What Kind of Medical Treatment Can I Get With Workman’s Comp?
Workman’s compensation–also called worker’s comp–provides medical care, return to work skills, compensation for lost wages, and more when an injury occurs in the workplace. If you’re injured on the job, you are entitled under federal and Texas law to receive medical treatment which is reasonable and necessary for return to full function. Here’s how the team at Endeavor Physical Therapy & Wellness helps injured workers get back to normal. What is Workman’s Compensation? Workers’ comp is ... [Read More]
Does Workers Comp Pay For Physical Therapy?
If your employer provides workers’ compensation, you are probably wondering about the extent of coverage. If you've been injured at work, you may be wondering if workers' compensation will cover the cost of physical therapy. Under some circumstances, you are entitled to compensation for physical therapy, such as if it is necessary to help you recover from your work-related injury. Physical Therapy Under Workers’ Comp Workers’ compensation laws are designed to protect the needs of injured ... [Read More]
Workers’ Compensation: Why You Should See a Physical Therapist
Whether you’re earning a living just for yourself or for your family, the last thing you want is to get sidelined by an injury. Nonetheless, no matter how cautious you are, there’s no way you can predict when injuries will happen, let alone totally avoid them. It’s therefore imperative that you know what to do when the inevitable happens. Your safest course of action when you get hurt on the job is to let your supervisor know immediately and see an orthopedic doctor for proper evaluation. ... [Read More]