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According to the most recent report of the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Summary 2016, submitted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there has been a consecutive increase of fatal work injuries in United States in recent years. It is of utmost important for an employee to know what to do to ask for workers’ compensation with the help of an expert Grupo MedLegal employment lawyer. We can give you the information you need!

What is a Work Accident and Workers’ Compensation?

What is a Work Accident and Workers’ Compensation?

Work accidents are physical and psychological injuries derived from the performance of professional activity. These can take place during working hours at the workplace, going to or from the workplace, or somewhere else while on the job.

Workers’ Compensation refers to the set of laws in every US. state providing benefits to workers. These benefits are based on the situation the legal dispute takes place.

Workers’ Compensation refers to the laws in each state of the US. that offer workers various benefits depending on the situation from which the legal dispute arises with the insurance company hired by the supervisor to cover the workers’ accidents in the workplace.

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Work accidents are physical and psychological injuries derived from the performance of professional activity. These can take place during working hours at the workplace, going to or from the workplace, or somewhere else while on the job.

Workers’ Compensation refers to the set of laws in every US. state providing benefits to workers. These benefits are based on the situation the legal dispute takes place.

Workers’ Compensation refers to the laws in each state of the US. that offer workers various benefits depending on the situation from which the legal dispute arises with the insurance company hired by the supervisor to cover the workers’ accidents in the workplace.

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Undocumented individuals that work without papers have also the right to receive workers’ compensation in these claims regardless of their immigration status.

Some of the benefits granted to the workers due to work injuries, regardless of the workers’ responsibility in the incident, are monetary compensation, medical expenses coverage, or disability.

What can you do if you have an accident at work?

What can you do if you have an accident at work?

  1. The company should be informed of your accident as soon as possible (the sooner you do this, the better).
  2. When you file your report, you can obtain: disability, monetary compensation for damages caused, payment of medical expenses, treatments, medicine, and surgery.
  3. How to obtain these benefits: Contact our lawyers and physicians now.
  1. The company should be informed of your accident as soon as possible (the sooner you do this, the better).
  2. When you file your report, you can obtain: disability, monetary compensation for damages caused, payment of medical expenses, treatments, medicine, and surgery.
  3. How to obtain these benefits: Contact our lawyers and physicians now.

Types of Work Accidents

Work accidents can take place in the workplace or while performing activities related to work. If you had a work accident, it is important to receive counseling from specialists that will help yo to get workers’ compensation. These are the types of accidents that can allow you to obtain workers’ compensation.

Types of Work Accidents

Work accidents can take place in the workplace or while performing activities related to work. If you had a work accident, it is important to receive counseling from specialists that will help yo to get workers’ compensation. These are the types of accidents that can allow you to obtain workers’compensation.

Work Machinery Accidents

Accidents arising by the use or handling of machinery that cause temporary or permanent injury.

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Workplace Harassment

Bothering, mobbing, belittling or threatening at an individual worker or a group of workers is penalized by law.

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Undocumented Workers

By law, all workers, including those who are undocumented, should receive compensation.

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Workplace Injuries

If you had a work accident, you have the right to ask for medical assistance and compensation.

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Workplace Discrimination

Single out, exclude, or favor based on race, religion, gender, political affiliation or sexual preference.

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Injuries from Noisy Jobs

Damages caused by noisy environment. You can ask for medical assistance and workers’ compensation.

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Workplace Death

If a person dies due to an accident at work, their family has the right to receive labor compensation.

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Injuries from Toxic or Dangerous Jobs

Materials or chemicals can harm your health, and it is a right to receive medical assistance and compensation.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Work Accidents

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Frequently Asked Questions about Work Accidents

  • What is workers’ compensation?
  • Why do I need a workers’ compensation lawyer?
  • I was involved in an accident at work. What should I do?
  • When do I have the right to receive workers’ compensation?
  • What kind of injuries are not covered by workers’ compensation?
  • What is work-related disability?
  • How much time will my case take?

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Succesful Cases

Succesful Cases

Attention of specialized doctors due to run over

Location: Chicago.
Type of Case: Work accident.
Legal Benefit: FREE Lawyers to request financial compensation and disability for fracture.
Medical Benefit: Attention of specialized doctors due to fracture in the right leg and rehabilitation treatment.

Physical and psychological damage in a hostile work environment

Location: New York.
Type of Case: Work accident.
Legal Benefit: FREE Lawyers to request economic compensation and disability for harassment and burn.
Medical Benefit: Attention of specialized doctors for depression, anxiety and burn in hand and arm.

Earn compensation and receive the check while out of the country

Location: California.
Type of Case: Work accident
Legal Benefit: FREE Lawyers to request economic compensation and disability due to physical injury.
Medical Benefit
: Attention of specialized doctors FREE due a body ailment and recovery treatment.

Learn Everything about Work Accidents and Workers’ Compensation

What happens if you have had an accident at work? How can I obtain workers’ compensation benefits?

The worker should inform the company about the accident as soon as possible to be able to have access to the workers’compensation benefits by law.

Who can receive workers’ compensation?

All hired workers have the right to receive workers’ compensation by law. In case of death, the worker’s relatives can request it.

All employers are mandated by law to provide health insurance to cover their employees in the event of work accidents.

What injuries are not covered by the insurance in case of work accidents?

  • If the worker tries to hurt himself/herself  or another person.
  • If the accident takes place during a voluntary sports event, away from the work duties.

In case of work accidents, the lawyers and physicians at Grupo MedLegal are at your service to help you obtain free and excellent medical assistance and receive the workers’compensation you deserve. Call us now or fill in the contact form!

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