If you have sustained an injury or illness while on the job or as a result of your job duties, you can file for benefits under the state’s workers' compensation laws. In the event of an accident, the last thing you need to stress over is money or covering your medical expenses. If you have become injured or sick you should focus on healing and resting, instead of worrying about how you are going to make your next mortgage payment and put food on the table. Fortunately, if you have sustained some type of work-induced injury or illness that prohibits you from being able to work, our legal team at the Injury Law Center® can help you can collect economic benefits through a workers' compensation claim.
Discuss your case with our New Hampshire workers’ compensation lawyer when you call (603) 883-4100.Workers' Compensation Laws in New Hampshire
Workers' compensation is a benefit system that was established to provide financial relief to injured employees. Workers' compensation is available to all employees in New Hampshire, including those employees who have become sick as a result of their job as well.
Basic workers' compensation benefits may include money for:
- Lost wages
- Medical bills
- Vocational rehabilitation
- Permanent impairments or disabilities
- Transportation costs
- Various other related expenses
All employees in New Hampshire have the right to file a workers' compensation claim, regardless of how they got sick or what type of accident lead to their injury. That being said, the government doesn’t just going to pass out benefits left and right. You must prove that your injury occurred while you were at work or over the course of your employment. In addition, you must also prove that the nature of your job duties led to your injury or illness.
It should be noted that employees who file for workers' compensation benefits cannot sue their employers. When you file for workers' compensation, the claim is made against the insurance company, not the employer.The Injury Law Center® is Ready to Help. Call (603) 883-4100!
Although the workers' compensation system was put in place to help injured and ill workers, it is very complex and confusing in many cases. You can easily be denied coverage if you file any of the paperwork the wrong way. For this reason, if you need to file for workers' compensation benefits, it's to your advantage to hire an experienced workers' compensation attorney in New Hampshire to help you through the process.
At the Injury Law Center®, we have been helping injured and sick employees for years and are ready and able to help you file your claim. In the event that your claim is denied, we can represent you at a hearing and argue your case before the judge. Our main priorities are protecting your rights as an employee and helping you seek the financial relief you deserve!
To set up a free consultation with an experienced New Hampshire workers' compensation attorney at the Injury Law Center®, please call us at (603) 883-4100.