What’s My Workers’ Compensation Claim Worth?
If you have suffered a work-related injury or developed an occupational disease during the course of your employment, you may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation benefits through your employer’s insurer. But how much is your claim worth? Will benefits cover your expenses?
At Dane Shulman Associates, LLC, we will look out for you to make sure you receive all of the workers’ compensation benefits you are entitled to as soon as you are eligible to receive them. It will cost you nothing to speak to an attorney about your case.
Free consultation: How much is your claim worth? Before agreeing to an injury settlement that may not be in your best interest, contact us for a free initial consultation with a Boston, Massachusetts, workers’ comp lawyer.
What Is My Workers’ Comp Claim Worth?
Specific dollar amounts will vary based on the severity of your injuries and other aspects of your case. But in most cases, workers’ compensation benefits will include compensation for the following:
- Medical expenses related to the occupational injury or occupational disease
- Loss of function and/or scarring
- Funeral expenses and survivor benefits in the event of a death caused by work activities
- Rehabilitation expenses
Additionally, if your claim is denied, you can rely on us to continue pursuing the full value of your claim. We can help you appeal your claim, breaking through the roadblocks set up by your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier.
If you have been injured while on the job in Massachusetts, New Hampshire or Rhode Island, we can help you get the insurance payments you are entitled to. We are more than just a workers’ comp law firm, however. We also investigate your accident to determine whether there may be additional insured parties who can be held liable for paying money damages to help you pay for medical bills, lost earnings and rehabilitation expenses. You are entitled to seek additional damages whether you win your workers’ compensation case or not.
We can help you recover additional compensation for workplace injuries resulting from accidents such as:
- Product liability, defective manufacturing equipment
- Industrial equipment injuries
- Car and truck accidents on the job
- Faulty construction scaffolding injuries
- Welding equipment failure, burns
- Chemical poisoning
Workers’ Compensation And Social Security Disability (SSD)
In many cases, the issues of workers’ compensation and SSD benefits intersect. If you are hurt on the job, you may be eligible to collect more than just workers’ compensation benefits. If your injuries result in a qualified disability, SSD benefits can help you pay for medical care, rehabilitation and home expenses.
We will help you pursue your claims every step of the way, including filing paperwork, communicating with health care providers and insurance companies, handling claim denials and pursuing your rights in court when necessary. As you face this often-complex and frustrating issue, you can take comfort knowing that you are not alone. We are committed to resolving your legal issues so you can focus on making a full recovery.
Questions? Just Contact Us.
To learn more about your rights and how much your workers’ compensation claim may be worth, call (617) 298-2500 for a free consultation.