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Josh Turim Receives Super Lawyers Award for 2nd Straight Year

Josh Turim Receives Super Lawyers Award for 2nd Straight Year

Josh Turim, a partner and shareholder at Hickey & Turim, S.C., recently received the Super Lawyers award for the second straight year. He was selected to be one of Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars in Wisconsin for 2016. The Super Lawyers award is given annually to less than 5% of attorneys … Continue reading

Can you lose your Job for Seeking Workers’ Comp Benefits?

Can you lose your Job for Seeking Workers’ Comp Benefits?

In a previous post, we discussed the fear of keeping one’s job after an injury at work. We learned that according to a study from the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute, this fear exists in 18% to 33% of workers. This year in West Virginia, a man is suing his employer, … Continue reading

What Does it Mean for Workers when Business Opt Out of Workers’ Comp?

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What would this country look like if there were no Workers’ Compensation laws? What if injured workers were told where to seek medical care and how often by their employers? What if injured workers also were not compensated for their time away from work or had to pay for all … Continue reading

Democratic Lawmakers Speak Up About Workers’ Comp Benefit Cuts

Wisconsin’s Civil Service System is threatened by a New Senate Bill

In a previous post, we discussed businesses in states like Texas and Oklahoma opting out of Workers’ Compensation. This shift to drop Workers’ Comp has been covered on several news pages, and some of our nation’s Democratic leaders are speaking up about the matter. A recent NPR article talked about … Continue reading

Josh Turim Receives Super Lawyers Award

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Josh Turim, a partner and shareholder at Hickey & Turim, S.C., recently received the Super Lawyers award. He was selected to be one of Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars in Wisconsin. The Super Lawyers award is given annually to less than 5% of attorneys in Wisconsin, and no more than 2.5% … Continue reading

Workers’ Compensation and the Fear of Keeping your Job after an Injury

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A recent study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) interviewed 4,800 workers from across 12 states, including Wisconsin, to see if they had a fear of losing their job after experiencing an injury in the workplace. In the interviews with injured workers across the country, workers were asked to … Continue reading

New Study Explores Affordable Care Act’s Impact on Workers Compensation

Seriously Injured Employees Not Protected When Companies Opt Out of Workers’ Comp

A new study conducted by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) explores whether medical providers and their health care organizations are classifying cases as work-related, depending on financial incentives. Due to some provisions of the Affordable Care Act, more medical providers are agreeing to capitation agreements. Capitation is a set … Continue reading

Scott Walker Wants to Destroy What’s Left of American Unions

Scott Walker Wants to Destroy What's Left of American Unions

Walker’s Plans to Weaken American Labor Unions “Scott Walker wants to destroy what’s left of America’s unions,” a September 14th Slate Magazine article says. “Walker’s labor plan is a national version of the strategy he used to break unions in Wisconsin.” How does this affect Worker’s Compensation in Wisconsin? Labor … Continue reading

Wisconsin Leaders Attorney David Turim and Barry Alvarez Participate at Worker’s Compensation Forum

Wisconsin Leaders Attorney David Turim and Barry Alvarez Participate at Worker’s Compensation Forum

Attorney David Turim moderated the “You Ask the Judge” session at the sold out 12th Annual Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Forum on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 and Thursday, October 02, 2014 at the Country Springs Hotel in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. David led a lively question and answer discussion with a panel of … Continue reading

Josh Turim Co-chairs WAWCA Seminar

Josh Turim Co-chairs WAWCA Seminar

The Wisconsin Association of Worker’s Compensation Attorneys (WAWCA) held their spring seminar on Thursday, February 27, 2014, in Middleton, Wisconsin. Attorney Josh Turim was one of two co-chairs that came up with the list of topics for the spring seminar. Topics included, but were not limited to trial strategies, medicaid, … Continue reading