Laws may entitle you to certain benefits if you’ve been injured on the job. If you feel you have been injured on the job by a physical injury, repeated traumatic injuries, mental injuries or any type of occupational disease, you need to call Worker’s Compensation in Vicksburg MS. Visit their website at Lawofficeofdeanandrewsjr.com.
Worker’s compensation could include any of the following:
* Medical Care
* Disability benefits to help pay your wages
* Death Benefits
* Vocational Rehabilitation
* Educational Assistance
If you have been injured on the job, promptly seek medical treatment and be sure to tell the doctor that it is work related. You also must notify your employer. Employers are usually not fond of worker’s compensation claims against their insurance. Claims against your insurance or theirs makes your premiums go up. That being said, there is insurance for a reason. If you’re out of work for a period of time, how will your bills be paid? Worker’s compensation can cover this.
Your employer may try to tell you that your injury was not caused by your job. They may tell you not to worry about it, that they’ll take care of it. Protect yourself. Worker’s Compensation in Vicksburg MS can help you get through the paperwork, legalities and get you what you are entitled to under the law. When your employer finds out that you have contacted an attorney, they may make you feel as though you’re a criminal.
Various acts such as The Federal Employees’ Act cover federal employees. The Energy Employees Compensation Program Act covers U.S. Department of Energy employees. The Black Lunch Benefit Act covers miners with disabilities relating to black lung disease. You can now see how easy it is to be tangled up in the various acts and what it does and does not cover.
Don’t let your employer let you think that your injury is caused from something at home and that your job would be in jeopardy if you were to make a claim against their Worker’s compensation policy. Don’t let them force you back to work, when you know you’re not physically ready to work due to your injury. The Law Office of Dean Andrews Jr. can assist you in your Worker’s compensation claim.
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