If you receive workers' compensation in New Hampshire, you may be pleased to hear that changes have been made in the weekly rates you'll receive; they've changed for the better. According to a report from July 1, the maximum workers’ compensation payment will now increase each week from $1,383 to $1404. That change is applicable starting July 1, 2014.
Workers' compensation can be costly, and that's what some people are arguing has happened in New Hampshire. When you're seeking workers' compensation, this could have a direct effect; the state Insurance Department has claimed that New Hampshire medical providers charge up to twice as much as their counterparts around New England and the rest of the United States.
From construction work to the fast food industry, everyone has to monitor and endeavor to work within safety standards set by the state. When work site injuries start cropping up, there are valid concerns. Safety procedures should always be followed, but if you're hurt because they weren't, then you might be able to seek compensation.
Workplace accidents happen all the time in New Hampshire and across the United States. There are many different types of accidents that happen at work that cause serious injuries and fatalities. However, one type of worksite injury may be overlooked by many companies and workers.