Workers’ Compensation Attorneys in Phenix City
Experienced Representation for Injured Workers in the Columbus Area
When an accident at work results in an injury, the workers’ compensation insurance system is designed to provide benefits to the injured worker. The Phenix City workers’ compensation lawyers at Loftin, Loftin & May represent hardworking people who have suffered work-related injuries and illnesses.
We understand the impact a work injury can have on the worker and his or her family, and we use our knowledge of the law to assist our clients in a difficult time.
There are two parts to workers’ compensation benefits:
- Payment for medical care related to the work injury
- And a wage replacement benefit
What Expenses Does Workers' Compensation Cover?
Workers’ compensation should cover the cost of all medical expenses that arise from a work-related injury, including:
- Doctor’s visits
- Medical procedures
- Physical therapy and rehabilitation
And any other treatments that are required for your recovery
The wage benefit will depend on the extent of your injury and amount of time you are out of work.
Compensation for wage replacement is available for:
- Temporary total disability
- Temporary partial disability
- Permanent total disability
- Permanent partial disability
Alabama Workers' Compensation Laws
Alabama workers’ compensation laws cover employees working for businesses that regularly employ five or more people. There are strict deadlines, rules about notifying your employer of your injury, and other regulations that must be followed to qualify for compensation for a work-related injury.
If you have questions about the claims process, it is in your best interest to seek advice from an experienced Phenix City workers' compensation attorney.
Was your workers’ compensation claim denied or were you granted less compensation
than was expected? Claims can be denied or a variety of reasons. It may be in your
best interests to consult with a lawyer to learn about your legal options. Our Phenix
City workers’ compensation attorneys assist clients in all phases of the process,
from filing your initial claim to appealing a denial.
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