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Workers’ compensation covers more than just injuries

| Apr 2, 2017 | Workers' Compensation |

Many people think of workers’ compensation as dealing only with injuries that are the result of an accident. This isn’t the case. Injuries from accidents are only one aspect of workers’ compensation. Workers can also seek workers’ compensation for other work-related conditions, such as illnesses caused by toxic exposure and similar matters.

We know that the last thing you wanted was to have to take off of work because you suffered an injury or illness due to factors at work. If you are facing this possibility, you might choose to seek coverage from workers’ compensation. This can help you to get the medical care you need, as well as possibly replacing some of the income you are missing out on.

We understand how difficult it is to make ends meet when you don’t have your income to rely on and when medical bills are rolling in. The coverage that workers’ compensation offers can help you to pay for these bills.

Employers have to take steps to protect workers from the known hazards of a job. While this isn’t always completely effective, taking steps to ensure the safety of workers can help to minimize the harmful effects any toxic exposure or hazards that are present.

We know that most people can’t afford to quit a job just because it isn’t as safe as it should be. We can provide insight on options for filing your workers’ compensation claim or filing an appeal if you receive a decision that doesn’t provide all the benefits you are due.

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