Facts about Workers’ Compensation!

Workers’ Compensation cases are handled very differently. Here are some Facts about Workers’ Comp.

  • Workers’ Compensation law was initiated by Chancellor Otto von Bismarck in the year 1884.
  • The first statewide Workers’ Compensation law was passed In Maryland in the year 1902.
  • Workers’ Compensation is a “no-fault” system, so cases can be compensable even if the Employee-Plaintiff is at fault.
  • The rules and laws regarding Workers’ Compensation cases vary state by state. For instance, North Carolina and South Carolina Workers’ Compensation cases are handled very differently.  This is why it is important to have a Workers’ Compensation Specialist like Maggie Shankle at Shankle Law Firm, to ensure you are well educated on your rights regarding your claim for your particular state involved.
  • If your Workers’ Compensation claim is denied, you may still have a valid case with potential legal remedies. Shankle Law Firm obtains settlements for clients with denied cases routinely.