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Three Musts When Finding a Good Workers Compensation Attorney

Finding yourself in need of a workers compensation attorney can be scary. If you never had a need to hire a lawyer before, it can be frightening and overwhelming to know if you found the right one. Price, location, prestige, and expertise are all considerations to take into account when looking for an attorney. Below are three musts a good workers compensation attorney should have. 

What is Workers Compensation?

You've probably heard of workers compensation before, but you might not be sure what it is. It's important that you understand your rights and privileges in the workforce even before you get injured, and workers compensation is a key part of that understanding. Worker's compensation is money that you receive from the government when suffering from a work-related injury. For example, if you work at a factory and get injured by an equipment malfunction, you are eligible to be compensated for your injury. This is important because often times, medical bills from work-related injuries are incredibly expensive. Plus, you will be out of work, so you won't have an income to pay them. Worker's compensation often called worker's comp for short, combats this by providing you with resources in your time of injury. Many people wonder what worker's compensation covers. It varies a bit from state to state, but here in Wisconsin, worker's comp covers the following: Coverage of medical bills to a reasonable and necessary degree Compensation for temporary wage loss, if the injury is recoverable Compensation for permanent wage loss, if your injury prevents you from going back to work at all Rehabilitation and training that is specific to your field or vocation In the worst case, worker's comp covers burial and funeral expenses It can be difficult to file for worker's compensation, and often times the patient isn't sure where to start. If you find yourself in a situation where you need worker's comp or if you'd like to learn more about what it covers, contact us. We can help guide you through the process and lead you to a financially secure recovery.

How to Find a Good Workers Compensation Attorney in Wisconsin

What happens when you're injured at work, your medical bills and lost wages are piling up, and now you've filed for workers' compensation benefits but been denied? Your next step needs to be finding a good workers compensation attorney. If you're not sure where to begin, here are some answers to common questions.

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