Frequently Asked Questions.
The following are some common
questions that we receive relative to Workers Compensation
benefits along with some brief answers. None of these
answers should be construed as legal advice on any particular
situation. Each situation is different and requires
specific analysis by an experienced Workers Compensation
Attorney. This FAQ is intended only to provide general
information. Please consult an attorney regarding your
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It is Critical
to Find an Attorney Who is Experienced in Wisconsin
Workers Compensation. Worker's compensation cases
are governed by laws and procedures different from those
applied in other types of injury claims. If you are
injured at work, an attorney experience with worker's
compensation law can advise you and help you get the
best settlement or award.
Advice Before Quitting Your Job. Quitting your job
while a worker's compensation case is pending or denied
is almost always a bad idea in Wisconsin. If you are
in a bad situation at work, talk to a workers compensation
lawyer right away.
Claim is Denied. If your claim is denied, your case
is NOT OVER. An attorney can file an appeal and pursue
the benefits you are entitled to receive.
An experienced workers compensation attorney can prepare
your case to get you the best settlement offer. Your
attorney can also advise you as to the pro's and con's
of settling your case instead of going to court. An
attorney experienced in workers comp cases can obtain
the best results for you either way. Insurance companies
unfortunately rarely make good settlement offers to
Sure You Claim All the Benefits to which You Are Entitled.
There are many types of Worker's Compensation Benefits
you can obtain depending on your case. Depending on
the type of injury and disability you have, a lawyer
can claim benefits for lost time, medical expenses,
permanent disability, loss of earnings in the future,
and other benefits.
Companies Can Be Sued for Bad Faith in Worker's Compensation.
If the insurance company fails to pay you the benefits
you are entitled due to malice or bad faith, you may
be able to claim double damages up to an additional
$30,000.00 per occurrence.