Getting hurt anywhere can be an extremely traumatic experience, but even more so when it’s on the job. In addition to being injured, you are also burdened with the fear of financial insecurity. How will you make ends meet? Will your hospital bills be covered? What will happen to your family? Who will support your loved ones? These are just some of the terrifying questions that may run through your mind after a work-related injury leaves you unable to perform your duties. Timely compensation is not only what you should get, but it’s what you deserve as part of your rights.
What is Worker’s Compensation?
Worker’s compensation refers to a set of laws that are specifically meant to protect injured workers. The purpose of these laws is to ensure that someone who is injured at work receives appropriate compensation, including medical care, lost wages and rehabilitation as necessary to return to the workforce. We can advise you further about your particular rights as well as the benefits you should have coming.
Know Your Rights
Worker’s compensation laws vary in every state. Generally, employees who have suffered from work-related injuries or illnesses can receive worker’s compensation benefits regardless of fault for the accident. Some of the rights you may be entitled to include the following:
If you are injured at work, you may be entitled to income benefits. Also, if the accident results in death, the dependents (family) may also be able entitled to a settlement.
Authorized medical expenses, including doctor bills, physical therapy, prescriptions, and travel expenses.
an OUT-OF-COURT SETTLEMENT
How We Can Help You
We can help you determine what benefits you are entitled to and whether you are entitled to an a lump sum settlement for your injuries. Remember, worker’s compensation laws are in place to protect you, the worker, and provide you quick financial relief whenever you are injured on the job. With over 37 years of experience, we are dedicated to helping our clients get all their worker’s compensation benefits as quickly as possible.
If you or a loved one has suffered any type of injury, please call us at 888- 628-4878 today. It costs nothing to call us and what you learn today could be the difference between you recovering money for your injuries, or getting nothing. If you prefer, go ahead and complete the above, CONFIDENTIAL, no obligation, on line “free case evaluation form” and we will respond immediately. Thank you for contacting us.
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