Hardship from a workplace injury can be difficult to manage considering all the issues that arise as soon as you get hurt. If your injury keeps you from returning to work, you are likely experiencing serious anxiety about the numerous hurdles that you face. A serious injury that prevents you from working can lead to a mountain of debt from medical bills to lost wages. It can even impact your emotional state and relationships with the people you love. In Sheboygan, Wisconsin, nearly all workers are entitled to compensation when they are injured on the job.
Whether you work in the private or public sector, you are most likely entitled to workers' compensation benefits for medical expenses, temporary total disability and permanent partial disability. Injuries can occur in every type of workplace, and there are laws in place aimed at protecting workers' rights that require employees in both the private and public sectors to provide for workers who suffer an injury in the workplace. Over 98% of Wisconsin workers are covered by the Worker's Compensation Act.
At Gillick, Wicht, Gillick & Graf, we understand that during this trying time you may have many questions about the legal process and what benefits you may be entitled to. Many of our clients are victims of workplace injuries who do not fully understand their employee rights. Our team of Sheboygan workers' compensation attorneys can lead you to securing the compensation you need to cover your medical expenses, lost wages, and permanent partial disability. We are dedicated to helping our clients navigate the entire workers' compensation process and do what it takes to appeal denied claims.
Nearly all public and private employees working either full time or part time in Sheboygan are covered by the Worker's Compensation Act, which requires employers to cover injuries such as bruises, burns, fractures, cuts, crushing injuries, sprains, strains, amputations, paralysis, loss of hearing, loss of sight and disfigurement. Wisconsin's worker's' compensation law also covers mental harm, accidental injuries, and occupational diseases.
Since 1948, the law firm of Gillick, Wicht, Gillick & Graf has represented injured clients seeking workers' compensation and Social Security Disability Insurance benefits for a wide range of injuries and disabilities. If you have suffered an injury in the workplace, call (414) 395-5813 for a free consultation with our team of experienced Sheboygan workers' compensation lawyers. When you work with us, you do not pay a fee until we win your case.
You have a claim if you suffered a loss because of a job-related injury. This means that, to get worker's compensation, you have to show three things:Read More