What is workers compensation?
Every state mandates workers compensation coverage for its workers in case of work-related injuries or deaths. If you have been injured on the job, you may be eligible to claim some of these benefits. However, it is helpful to have experienced legal counsel to assist you in these matters. Workers compensation laws can be quite complex, and the process you must go through in order to obtain benefits can be daunting. Insurance companies and employers often make it very difficult for you to get the benefits you are entitled to.
If you have been injured on the job, you should immediately:
Injured workers’ benefits
The benefits associated with a workers compensation claim typically include recovery of medical expenses and lost wages resulting from a temporary or permanent disability.
The employee receives benefits, either monetary or medical, as a result of a temporary or permanent work-related injury or disability.
You may be entitled to benefits, but that does not mean it will be easy to get them. Often employers and insurance companies will make it very difficult for an employee to get a claim approved. This is why having an attorney who strongly advocates your side and understands Connecticut state laws about workers compensation can make a tremendous difference.
Common obstacles involved in Connecticut workers compensation cases include:
A seasoned workers compensation attorney can help you avoid these common pitfalls and help you navigate these complicated laws.
If you are pursuing a workers compensation claim, contact Kimberly A. Graham today for the legal help you need.