end of year insurance benefits

Insurance Benefits – Use It or Lose It!

The holiday season has arrived and like most people during this busy time of year, we are sure that your calendar is filling up with obligations.   If you have a calendar year plan with your group employer medical insurance, or your FSA/HSA plan, the end of the year is when most flexible spending...
natural pain relievers

4 Natural Pain Relievers

Living with chronic pain can be emotionally and physically exhausting, as your symptoms never seem to take time off.   By now, you’ve likely tried all sorts of treatments—but you may not have considered these four little-known natural pain relievers:   1. Spur the release of your endorphins E...
workers' compensation

Can You Sue Outside of Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ compensation insurance may not be your only recourse for a workplace injury.   If you’ve been injured in the workplace, you’ve probably been told that the only compensation you can receive will come from your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. Although this is the general rule, ...
changing doctors

Changing Doctors in Your Workers’ Compensation Case

When you’re recovering from a work injury, it is important to have a good relationship with your treating doctor.   Your doctor will not only provide important medical treatment but will also refer you to specialists, set your work restrictions, and decide whether you have a permanent disabilit...