If you have been injured at work, then you may have a claim for Workers' Compensation benefits. Under Alabama law, employers with five (5) or more employees are required to carry Workers' Compensation insurance. This coverage entitles injured workers to three major benefits.
- Compensation while the worker is unable to work
- Medical benefits and
- Compensation for any permanent injury
If you have been injured on the job, report the claim to you supervisor immediately. Your employer should then ask you to complete a workers' compensation report of injury. Your benefits should begin at that time.
In some instances, legitimate workers' compensation claims may be denied by aggressive insurance companies. The insurance company may claim you were not injured at work, suffered from a pre-existing condition or that your injury does not require medical attention. You may need to take legal action to receive your Workers Compensation benefits.
If you have been injured in North Alabama and need help with your claim, please call us at 256-536-0770 or contact us online. Initial consultations are free and there is no charge unless we make a recovery.