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Wisconsin Work Injury Plaintiffs Face Uphill Battle on Appeals

Workers' compensation in Wisconsin is part of the "grand bargain" between workers and employers that promises no-fault benefits for work injuries in exchange for the forfeiture of employee litigation for a company's negligence. The rules of the system are outlined in Wis. Stat. 102.01 - 102.89.workers.jpg

Husky Calling For Liability Waivers. Are They Legal?

The Husky oil refinery explosion and fire in Superior, Wisconsin, caused alarm throughout the Duluth-Superior region. After the fire was contained, the company received more than 1,000 claims from people affected by the fire. While there were no fatalities, 21 people were injured in the accident.

Wisconsin Refinery Explosion Highlights Rights of Injured Workers

Mayors in Superior and Duluth are asking Husky Energy to stop using hydrogen fluoride, a highly corrosive chemical that could have formed toxic vapor clouds had a storage tank been damaged in last week's explosion.

IF YOU ARE AN EMPLOYEE INJURED IN THE HUSKY ENERGY OIL EXPLOSION, MAKE WORK COMP INSURANCE PAY YOUR MEDICAL BILLS.

When a Husky Energy oil refinery tank in Superior, Wisconsin erupted in flames on April 26, 2018 after several rapid explosions, a roiling black cloud was seen drifting over the surrounding area. There were concerns whether or not the facilities hydrogen fluoride tanks would be breached. Thankfully they maintained their integrity and only one tank of asphalt was pierced which was the source of the pitch dark, noxious cloud spreading over the facility and surrounding area.

What is workers' compensation and what does it cover?

Worker's compensation, which is often called "workers' comp" is a system set up by the state to compensate workers who are injured or sickened on the job. Nearly all employees are covered, although there are separate systems for employees of the federal government and people in certain industries.

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