If you have been injured on the job or are suffering from a work-related illness, your health and your finances have taken a hit, which makes moving forward difficult. Without the compensation to which you are entitled, reaching your most complete recovery and carrying on with your life can be exceptionally difficult, but an experienced workers’ comp lawyer in South Hampton Roads can help.
Workers’ compensation is designed to protect both the injured worker and his or her employer. If you are injured on the job (or become ill as a result of your job), you can turn to workers’ compensation to cover your medical expenses and your lost earnings (as a certain percentage), but you relinquish your right to sue your employer for the damages you suffer.
Your employer, on the other hand, is responsible for compensating you for your losses (via workers’ compensation insurance) but does not face lawsuits that have the potential to damage the business overall. Workers’ compensation takes fault out of the equation (for the most part). This means that, even if you are partially responsible for the accident that leaves you injured, you will not be barred from seeking compensation.
Although workers’ compensation is set up to cover the damages you face as a result of being injured on the job, this does not alter the fact that the workers’ compensation insurance provider is a for-profit enterprise that will make every effort to keep your compensation as low as it can get away with. Working closely with a dedicated workers’ compensation attorney lawyer is the best way to help ensure that you obtain the compensation to which you are entitled and that you need to fully regain your health and well-being.
Your workers’ compensation claim will be unique to you and the circumstances involved, but there are some universally applicable steps you can take to help you protect your claim (in pursuit of just compensation). These include:
If you’ve been injured on the job, you don’t have to face the difficult path forward alone. The accomplished workers’ compensation attorneys at Hampton Injury Law in South Hampton Roads are committed to skillfully advocating for your rights and for your rightful compensation. For more information about how we can help you, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.
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