Suffering an injury while working or developing an illness because of your job can put financial strain on you and your family. Without a paycheck, you may be wondering how you’ll pay for your medical bills, much less your everyday needs. Without experienced help, filing for workers’ compensation benefits can feel overwhelming—and the last thing you want to worry about while recovering from your injuries is paperwork.
At Brian Hodgkiss Injury Lawyers, we’re familiar with the workers’ compensation system in Wisconsin, and we know what it takes to file successful claims. If you were injured while working or are suffering from a work-related illness, we’re here to help—just dial (920) 222-2222 today for a free case review.
Filing for Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Wisconsin
Workers’ compensation benefits are designed to provide compensation to employees who are injured on the job for their medical bills and lost wages. Unfortunately, those benefits aren’t always easy to obtain.
A Fox Cities workers’ compensation attorney at Brian Hodgkiss Injury Lawyers wants to help you file a strong claim with the best possible chances of success. When you choose us to handle your claim, we’ll help you by:
- Proving your injury happened at work – We can investigate the cause of your injury, collect incident reports, and interview witnesses to leave no doubt about how the injury occurred.
- Filing your claim accurately and on time – Many workers’ compensation claims are denied simply because they are missing information or filed late. We’ll make sure your claim is filled out completely and filed on time.
Whether you want to appeal a claim that’s been denied or you’re applying for the first time, a Green Bay workers’ compensation attorney is here to help you get the benefits you need. Contact our legal team now for a free case review.
Available Compensation for Injured Workers
There are three types of compensation available to injured workers in Wisconsin:
- Medical expenses – Your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance will cover in-network medical care for your work-related injury or illness.
- Temporary disability benefits – Depending on the severity of your injury or illness, you may be eligible to receive a portion of your average weekly wage until you are able to return to work.
- Permanent disability benefits — If your injury or illness permanently prevent you from performing any type of work, you may be able to receive a portion of your pre-injury wages or a flat rate determined by the state.
If you were injured while working, our dedicated team is ready to pursue all available compensation on your behalf. Let us get to work for you today—just fill out our free consultation form or call (920) 222-2222 today.
Fighting for Injured Workers in Wisconsin
Injured workers have rights, and the legal team at Brian Hodgkiss Injury Lawyers wants to protect them. If you or a loved one suffered a work-related injury or occupational illness, we want to help you get the compensation you deserve. Contact us today for a free case review or call us 24/7 at (920) 222-2222.