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Have you been injured at
or Do you have a "Worker Compensation
Case" and are in need of help?
Our Firm has been handling Worker
Compensation cases for over 30 years, we have the knowledge and
experience needed to help you through this.
What is available to injured workers?
compensation benefits entitle you to medical
treatment, at no cost to you, to cure and relieve the effects of
your industrial injury. You are entitled to be reimbursed
for costs of mileage going to and from your medical appointments.
|You are entitled to receive monetary
payments while you are off work and temporarily disabled due to
your injury. The amount of temporary disability is based upon
two-thirds of your average weekly wage, with established maximums,
depending upon the date of your injury.
|If you injury affects your ability to
participate in the job market in the future, workman's
compensation law states that you may receive a set
dollar amount as compensation. How much you'll receive is
determined on the part of your body that is injured. Your
age, your occupation and any work restrictions as determined by
various doctors. These factors are plugged in to a standard
rating schedule to determine how much you can recover. If
your 70% to 99.75% disabled, you may additionally receive a small
pension for the rest of your life. If your 100% (totally)
disabled, the amount you are entitled to receive increases
|Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits
|If you cannot return to you former
job because of limitations caused by your industrial injury, you
are entitled to assistance in finding other employment.
Vocational rehabilitation is a program designed to return you to
the employment market. To this end, Vocational
rehabilitation employs a number of means, including possibly a
retraining program designed to help you acquire the skills
necessary to return to suitable gainful employment.
compensation law states that if you were a total or partial
dependent of an employee who died as a result of an industrial
injury, you may have the right to recover certain benefits,
including burial expenses and a sum of money.
|Social Security Disability or Long
|If you are disabled, can not return
to work or your injury is expected to last for a year or more, and
have worked in recent years you may also qualify for social
security disability along with worker compensation. There is
also ssi disability for individuals whom do not meet the criteria
for social security disability. For more information please see
the below site.
Security Disability and SSI Disability (Claims and Resources)
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