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Are You Missing Out On Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Posted June 10, 2022 in Uncategorized

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Do you know if you’re getting the benefits you deserve from your employer? Are you missing out on workers’ compensation benefits?

If the answer is yes, it’s time to contact a workers’ comp lawyer who can help you get the money you deserve.

Many employers are taking advantage of their employees by misclassifying them as exempt from overtime pay laws and not paying them for their time worked. These employers may also be denying their employees workers’ compensation benefits if they get injured on the job.

Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that protects employees in the event of an injury or illness. It pays for medical care and lost wages, as well as other benefits such as temporary disability insurance and vocational rehabilitation services.

Why Is Workers’ Compensation Important?

Workers’ compensation is one of the most important laws in America today. It protects employees who have suffered injuries at work from being unfairly treated by their employer or fired due to their injury while they are recovering. If an employee files a claim under workers’ comp and wins their case, they will be compensated for their injury with money paid out by their employer’s insurance company — even if that injury was caused by another employee’s negligence or carelessness!

Injuries that qualify for workers’ compensation

There are many kinds of injuries that qualify for workers’ comp benefits, including:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Back injuries
  • Fractures
  • Burns and cuts

What many people do not realize is that if you have been injured on the job, you may be entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits even if your employer did not offer it to you or did not pay those benefits into an insurance fund.

A workers’ comp lawyer will evaluate your case and determine whether or not you have a legitimate case. If so, they will work with an insurance company to make sure that everything is handled correctly and that all of your needs are met during this tough time in your life.

The first step to getting the help you need is contacting a workers comp lawyer as soon as possible. Hurwitz, Whitcher & Molloy, LLP can help explain how workers’ compensation works and what steps need to be taken in order for them to help with your case.

The longer you wait to file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits, the less likely it is that your case will be successful. The first step is always contacting a lawyer who can guide you through the process and make sure that your rights are protected throughout each phase of the process.

If you are hurt at work, regardless of how minor your injury is, you need to get it checked out. Even if you don’t think you’re hurt, your employer has a duty to check that you are as safe as possible in the workplace. And if you can prove your employer was negligent by hiring Hurwitz, Whitcher & Molloy, LLP, then you have a much better chance of proving your workers compensation case and getting the money that you deserve.

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