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Overview of Kentucky’s Workers’ Compensation Coverage

Understanding Kentucky’s Workers’ Comp Coverage  Workers injured on the job in Kentucky, are covered by the state’s workers’ compensation laws - with few exceptions for independent contractors, domestic workers, and most volunteers. Workers’ compensation provides injured workers with compensation for medical costs, temporary disability, or permanent disability if lingering injuries or impairments are present. State [...]

By |2017-07-19T19:35:57+00:00April 10th, 2017|workers compensation|0 Comments

Federal Investigation Finds Safety Issues in Circumstances of Miner’s Death

 On January 19, 2016, Nathan Phillips was crushed to death by mining machinery at Webster County Coal’s Dotiki underground mine. He was moving a continuous mining machine when the conveyor boom on the back swung and hit him in the chest. Phillips was pinned to the side of the mine by the heavy equipment, which [...]

By |2020-02-06T16:54:27+00:00December 21st, 2016|workers compensation|0 Comments