Attorney Jubelirer Wins Duty Disability Claim on Appeal for Rare Firefighter Cancer

Attorney Brandon Jubelirer recently prevailed in securing duty disability survivors benefits for the widow of a firefighter who passed away from a rare form of cancer known as cholangiocarcinoma in 2012. On appeal, the Labor and Industry Review Commission found the...
Disability Location Determines Permanent Partial Disability Benefits

Disability Location Determines Permanent Partial Disability Benefits

Permanent Partial Disability in Wisconsin Aside from medical bill coverage and wage loss benefits, permanent partial disability (PPD) is one of the most common benefits in the Wisconsin worker’s compensation system. PPD is assigned by a doctor if, once an injured...
Wisconsin Legislature Reforms Mental Injury Standard for Police and Firefighter PTSD Claims

Wisconsin Legislature Reforms Mental Injury Standard for Police and Firefighter PTSD Claims

Non-Traumatic Mental Injuries Under Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation A non-traumatic mental injury is a psychological injury a worker sustains in the course of his or her employment unrelated to any physical trauma, overuse of a body part, or exposure to a hazardous...
Anticipating Medicaid Liens in Denied Worker’s Compensation Cases

Anticipating Medicaid Liens in Denied Worker’s Compensation Cases

Using Medicaid to Cover Medical Treatment After Your Worker’s Compensation Claim is Denied If your employer’s worker’s compensation carrier concedes liability for a work injury, they will cover wage loss and any permanent disability benefits, as well as all medical...
How Worker’s Compensation Applies to At-Home Employees

How Worker’s Compensation Applies to At-Home Employees

WI Worker’s Compensation Covers Remote Employees Working from Home With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, many employees throughout Wisconsin transitioned from a traditional office setting to working remotely from home for the first time. Since then, new...