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Workplace accidents happen all the time. Frustratingly, workers forgo their workers’ compensation benefits nearly just as often because they don’t know they have them.
At Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers, we are on a mission to help people from all industries and backgrounds to understand and utilize their workers’ compensation benefits. If you were hurt at work for any reason, then we want to hear from you. The last thing we want is for you to not get the benefits that you need because you didn’t know that they were owed to you. Please call (318) 221-1508 now, and we can begin discussing your options.
Whether you are a cashier, civil engineer, lawyer, doctor, bus driver, or in any other occupation, you probably have workers’ compensation insurance coverage if you are an employee. Also, in all occupations, there are day-to-day hazards that can cause an accident. For example, just walking through an office can cause an accident if you trip on a loose cable or a piece of uplifted carpet. This is why workers’ compensation claims should be taken seriously, regardless of who files them and what their jobs are.
A few examples of common workplace injuries are:
Workers’ compensation benefits can help you get back on your feet without worrying about your finances. Specifically, they are meant to help you get back to work sooner than later. In this way, workers’ comp is good for the employer as well as the employee.
Three important workers’ comp benefits are: