When you watch your favorite NFL team play you might not think you have much in common with the players at first glance. And while chances are that they are younger, faster and potentially make more money than you, if you have ever been injured on the job then you probably share at least one thing in common: you have struggled to get the payments you deserve through the workers' compensation program.
Anyone who has worked construction knows that an accident can happen at any time and turn your life completely upside down. One minute you are joking around with co-workers and the next you can barely move. Unable to work, you wonder how you will pay your bills and put food on the table.