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How Can an Attorney Help in Workers Compensation Claims?

An already injured and emotionally shattered worker may find it hard to comprehend the complex laws and procedures governing workers compensation. Workers compensation law provides benefits to employees who suffer injuries or become ill at the workplace. The injured employee is entitled to medical benefits and wage loss benefits under the workers’ compensation system. The … Read more

Updated: August 23, 2019

How Would My Workers Compensation Case Proceed?

Anyone who is injured or becomes sick while performing their duties at the workplace is entitled to workers compensation. Injured employees can seek medical benefits and wage loss benefits under workers compensation. Kansas City Missouri workers compensation lawyers believe that many employees are injured at the workplace every year, but not many of them are … Read more

Updated: December 18, 2020

When Workers Compensation Refuses to Provide Medical Treatment

The workers’ compensation system gives the right to an injured worker to claim medical treatment from their employer or the insurance company. However, there could be some situations in which the insurance company simply refuses to provide medical treatment to the injured employee. It may also happen that the insurance company may discontinue the medical … Read more

Updated: August 21, 2019

Determining Jurisdiction in Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

Although workers’ compensation is federally mandated, it is governed by state laws. Each state has their own interpretations and guidelines on how the insurance works for the employee and employers. In order to determine which state has jurisdiction, it is generally accepted that the state where the contract was made between the parties has jurisdiction … Read more

Updated: June 10, 2019

Pitfalls to Avoid When Filing A Worker’s Compensation Claim

The worker’s compensation program safeguards the interests of employees injured at the workplace. Worker’s compensation provides for medical expenses, loss of wages, and other damages that the employee has suffered due to injury. It is the legal duty of every employer with more than five employees to receive worker’s compensation insurance. They are obligated to … Read more

Updated: January 8, 2019