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Can I Get Workers’ Compensation if I’m Self-Employed?

November 17, 2021
Most employees in Kentucky are covered under workers’ compensation laws. However, self-employed individuals typically do not have to carry workers’ compensation insurance, though there are some circumstances where individuals who work in high-risk industries will have to carry workers’ comp...
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Can you choose your doctor after a workplace accident?

Suffering an injury in the workplace is often a double-edged sword for the victim. On one hand, it is generally better to suffer an injury at work than on one's private time, because workplace injuries generally qualify for workers' compensation....
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When a mining accident claims a life

Mining is a very dangerous job. It seems like every time an accident happens, it is never minor. Support collapses, cave-ins and exposure to toxic gas are just a few of the hazards that lurk in mining tunnels. Unfortunately, all...
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Residential construction workers are at risk of injury

As a residential construction worker, such as somebody who builds new homes, you love the fast paced action associated with your job. What you may not love, however, is the potential for injury. Even if you do your best to...
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What to do if a third party is responsible for your work injuries

It is often said that construction workers work in some of the most dangerous workplace environments. Whether it's because of their close proximity to heavy machinery or the increased risk of being struck by falling debris, construction workers in Kentucky...
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