Workers' compensation should be there when you need it. You work hard at your job, and you need to know that you'll be able to continue living as you have in the past if you're ever hurt. On top of that, if you get critically injured and die from a workplace injury, the survivor's benefit is meant to help take care of your family.
Sometimes, workers struggle to get the compensation they need. This is when an attorney should step in to help, because you shouldn't have to fight for something you're supposed to be entitled to. There are a few kinds of accidents that could happen and result in you making a claim. The first kind, a momentary accident, is one that takes place suddenly.
For instance, if you fall off a building you're working on, that would be a falling accident that was sudden and unexpected. Another kind, a long-term injury, takes place due to repeated exposure to an act or object at work. For example, if you were exposed to asbestos for many years at work, you may have developed mesothelioma or other kinds of lung conditions over time.
Workers' compensation is there to help you in your time of need. It should cover your medical expenses, a portion of your wages and even training for a new kind of job if you need it and your injury is permanent. You don't have to stand for a system that isn't paying you out when you've been badly injured. Our website has information on making a claim and getting the money you need.