The Workers’ Compensation Board in Indiana enforces laws that protect a worker’s rights to benefits after a job-related injury. Employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance, which should provide important coverage without the need for a lawsuit by the employee.
While worker’s compensation claims should be straightforward – a worker suffers an injury and receives benefits – they are often anything but simple. In many cases, you can benefit greatly by seeking help from an experienced Schererville workers’ compensation lawyer.
Our attorneys know that workplace injuries can happen in many different, and they can have varying effects on your life. Some workers might need a course of physical therapy and a few days off work, while others might sustain catastrophic brain or spinal injuries that result in permanent disability. No matter what happened or what type of injury you sustained, we can help.
Our team has experience handling claims arising from the following and more:
All of these injuries require medical treatment, and some may result in overwhelming medical bills. It is common to miss work – for days, weeks, months, or permanently – after a serious workplace injury, and you can lose significant wages. Workers’ compensation benefits should cover your necessary medical costs, as well as compensate you for a percentage of your lost wages. You might be eligible for disability benefits for severe injuries, and you should speak with a skilled attorney right away.
Workers’ compensation insurance companies are like any other type of insurance company, which means they can make the claim process more complicated than you might expect. Insurers will often challenge your claim to try to limit – or deny – the full benefits you seek. To prevent delays or denials, file your claim with the help of our workers’ compensation lawyers.
Get advice from someone who has been through what you are experiencing. Attorney Michael Babcock has been a victim of an injury due to the negligence of others. Prior to entering Law School Michael suffered a work injury and knows what it is like to seek compensation for injuries.