In this installment of "Getting Medical Care After an Injury," we discuss Medicare. As discussed in prior posts, hurt truckers have a difficult time getting medical care. Trucking companies often fire injured truck drivers causing them to lose health insurance and then deny workers' compensation medical benefits. As discussed in prior posts, Medicaid is a program [...]
Does your trucking company treat you like their most valuable resource?Has anyone else come across a trailer with this message? We recently snapped this picture just outside of Joplin, Missouri. The trailer has an important message - truck drivers really are the most valuable resource of any trucking company. Without truck drivers, goods wouldn't move, [...]
Hurt truck drivers often face overwhelming obstacles in receiving medical care. Trucking companies often fire truckers who are injured and cannot work. When fired, the truck driver loses employment benefits, including health insurance benefits. The trucker can retain health insurance coverage for a period of time by paying for COBRA benefits, but those benefits are [...]
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