Frequently Asked Questions About Claims
If you are facing a workers' compensation claim issue, you are probably feeling overwhelmed and daunted by the entire process. To better assist injured workers in need of workers' compensation, we have collected some of the most commonly asked questions and provided the answers below. We hope you find this information beneficial when considering how to proceed with your case.
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I was injured while working. What should I do next?
It is of vital importance that you notify your employer as soon as possible about your work-related injury. An employer must be notified within 30 days of any injury that occurred on the job. It is always best to notify employers in writing.
What kind of benefits can I receive?
If you were injured while working, you may be entitled to receive benefits depending on the severity of your injury. You may be eligible to receive temporary disability benefits and medical benefits. A doctor can also authorize limited work duties to better facilitate your recovery.
What if my injuries are permanent?
If your injuries are permanent and prevent you from earning a living, you may be entitled to receive permanent disability benefits. Our firm works hard to obtain permanent disability benefits in order to help injured workers move on with their lives.
Do I really need a Memphis employment law lawyer?
It is highly recommend that you seek the assistance of a Memphis workers' compensation attorney if you need to file a claim after being injured on the job. In doing so, you can ensure that your rights will remain protected and will help avoid any delays or missteps. Having legal representation can decrease the likelihood that your claim will be denied.
Why should I hire your firm to represent me?
You should hire our firm to represent you because we have more than 35 years of experience in handling a wide range of cases, including those involving workers' compensation claims. As a family practice since 1980, we make every effort to treat each client as a member of our own family. Should you choose to entrust us with your legal needs, you can feel confident in knowing that you are being represented by a caring and reputable law firm.
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If you would like to further discuss one of the questions mentioned above or have another question, we would be happy to give you the answers you need to become better informed. Please get in touch with us today to obtain more information.