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Workers injured on the job are entitled to medical care paid by the employer
or the employer's workers' compensation insurance company. The
employee is responsible for reporting the accident to the employer and
the insurance company.
Since every accident reported will affect the employer's record with
the insurance company, some employers are not cooperative in providing
an injured worker. In the case of a fatal accident, surviving family members
with the insurance company's information so a claim can be filed.
Some injured workers find that after reporting an accident, the insurance
company unfairly denies worker's compensation benefits. A
Shreveport personal injury attorney at our firm is experienced in assisting those who have been injured to
overcome these obstacles.
Schedule a free case evaluation with our firm by calling (318) 379-4496.
Workers' Compensation Benefits
On the job injuries may occur in a truck accident while making a delivery or a
car accident while running an errand for the boss. Construction accidents can mean
temporary or permanent disability from a fall or other serious mishap.
Oil field accidents or explosions can cause severe burn injuries, brain
injury, and other catastrophic injuries. Any person injured in a work
related accident is entitled to certain benefits which include:
- Medical expenses
- Temporary disability
- Supplemental earnings benefits
- Permanent partial disability
- Permanent total disability
- Death benefits
Filing a Claim for Just Compensation
Depending upon the circumstances of your or your loved one's accident
you may be entitled to additional compensation. In which case a skilled
workers' compensation lawyer can review your case for additional sources
of compensation while ensuring that you receive the maximum benefits to
which you are entitled. An investigation may find that equipment malfunctions
because of faulty design or incorrect or inadequate manufacturer's
instructions actually caused the accident.
This could mean a claim for damages could be brought against the responsible
entity. Temporary or permanent disability can cause financial hardship
for a family even with workers' compensation benefits. Simmons, Morris
& Carroll LLC has a reputation for careful investigation to ensure
an injured client is fully compensated.
Call for a consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer at our firm.