Ohio Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Have you or someone you love been injured in a workplace accident? Do you need assistance getting the workers’ comp benefits you are entitled to?
Most Ohio employers are required to provide workers’ compensation insurance for employees. In exchange, Ohio workers relinquish their right to sue their employer. However, even if you’re entitled to Ohio workers’ compensation benefits, you won’t automatically be paid. A claim must be filed and you must prove your case.
Filing a workers’ compensation claim is not an easy process, and many work injury victims do not know what their options are or what benefits they deserve. Ultimately, many injured workers are denied workers’ compensation benefits in Ohio every year.
At the Knisley Law Office, we have been helping people like you since 1953 and with over 100 years of combined experience, you can be confident in our ability to get you the results you deserve.
We understand the effect your injury or illness has on your livelihood and we will work hard to help you obtain or retain workers’ compensation benefits.
Workers’ Compensation Application
As soon as you are injured it is important to seek medical attention, notify your employer, and file the appropriate paper work. It is important that this is done in a timely manner in order to protect your right to benefits and compensation. At Knisley Law Offices, our experienced attorneys can help you prepare your workers’ compensation application and help you secure the benefits and compensation you deserve.
Obtaining Workers’ Compensation Benefits
There are a many types of compensation offered by the BWC that are designed to provide both short and long-term financial support. Obtaining these benefits can sometimes be difficult as the proper paperwork must be timely filed and sufficient evidence must be presented. Contact us today to discuss what benefits you may be eligible for.
There are many deadlines that must be met in order to secure the benefits and compensation you deserve. Failure to meet a deadline could preclude you from some or all benefits, which is why it is important to discuss your claim with an experienced attorney. At the Knisley Law Office, you can be sure that your claim gets the attention it deserves. Contact us today to discuss your case with an experienced attorney.
Meeting Workers’ Compensation Deadlines
Injuries that occur at work or due to work-related activities are covered by Workers’ Compensation. This includes injuries from a sudden traumatic event, such as a slip and fall or falling objects. This also includes injuries that have developed over time, such as carpal tunnel syndrome or an occupational disease that has developed due to repetitious motion or repeated exposure of harmful toxins. Contact us today to discuss the specific circumstances surrounding your workplace injury, to determine if your injury is compensable.
Types of Injuries Covered by Workers’ Compensation
Workers’ Compensation can be very confusing and often frustrating. At the Knisley Law Office, we are able to handle all aspects of workers’ compensation and will be with you every step of the way in getting the benefits you need.