coal mining worker with black lung

As many Americans stay home to wait out the coronavirus pandemic, Kentucky coal miners still go down to the mines, deemed an essential business, where the virus is one more potentially deadly threat coal miners face each working day. Coal miners may be especially vulnerable to the coronavirus because of…

injured while working on building

Many injured workers receiving Kentucky workers’ compensation benefits feel as if they are in a state of limbo. They are following their doctors’ orders and doing everything they can to recover so they’ll be declared fit for a job that they know they can no longer handle. Yet they are…

high blood pressure/hypertension workers compensation claim

Under Kentucky’s workers’ compensation laws, a worker who has been injured on the job or developed a work-related illness may receive paid medical care. All medical payments are the responsibility of the employer and are usually handled by a workers’ compensation insurance administrator. The injured worker is not required to…