What Does Worker’s Compensation Pay?

Worker’s compensation pays you compensation for workplace injuries and illnesses. After suffering from serious work-related injuries, most injured workers face serious financial concerns. Especially after suffering permanent disabilities, you might not be able to work and provide for your family. The stakes are high, so make sure you work with an experienced attorney who knows how to maximize your workers’ compensation award.

At Gillick, Wicht, Gillick & Graf, our Milwaukee worker’s compensation lawyers represent injured workers in various locations throughout Wisconsin. Our firm has more than 73 years of experience in worker’s compensation. We take a compassionate approach with our clients, and we will fight aggressively to help them obtain:

  • Medical expenses: The worker’s compensation program is intended to cover the costs of all medical expenses arising from work-related injuries. The challenge is that worker’s comp rarely covers medical expenses adequately. Doctors can downplay the seriousness of injuries and the program often won’t cover the costs of long-term medical expenses.
  • Lost wages: Compensation is available to cover lost wages. The worker’s compensation program calculates permanent partial disability and permanent total disability wages based on the type and severity of injuries.
  • Rehabilitation: If you are unable to continue the work you were performing before the accident, but you are still able to do other types of work, you should be entitled to receive compensation for the rehabilitation and training that will allow you to work again in another occupation.

Most workplace injury victims face significant challenges through the worker’s compensation process. Our attorneys can protect your rights and make sure you obtain the full compensation you need to provide for yourself and your family.

Frequent Questions

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:

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