Workers Compensation Attorneys protects your rights

by | Jul 2, 2024 | Legal

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When you are injured on the job, you may need workers compensation lawyers in New Lenox to consult with and determine if you have a legal case against your employer. Worker’s compensation provides coverage to full-time and certain part-time permanent employees of a company. Figuring out your status might be tricky if you are a seasonal worker, independent contractor or temporary staffer. If you work through a third-party agency as a contract worker, your status could also be tricky. We take the time to listen to the details of your situation and use the law to determine if you have a case for appealing a denial of worker’s compensation.

An injury on the job could result in a lot of medical expenses. You should not have to pay for those expenses out of your own pocket if the circumstances were related to faulty equipment, insufficient protective gear or an unsafe working environment. If an employer failed to keep up on recommended or required maintenance or repairs, you may have a case. Some employers deny every worker’s compensation claim or most claims as a matter of course. The employer may not expect you to take action and appeal their denial. You have the right to appeal a denial of worker’s compensation.

Employers pay into worker’s compensation as a form of required insurance for certain sizes and types of businesses. The employer pays a fee in addition to the premium for the worker’s compensation insurance. Many times, the employer does not want the added cost, so your claim is denied without due process or thorough consideration.

Let us help you protect your rights. When you need workers compensation lawyers New Lenox, contact us at Block, Klukas, Manzella & Shell, P.C. You may also learn more about our law practice online at