Helping Workers Recover From Workplace Injuries
A workplace injury can happen in a construction zone, a busy kitchen or an office. No matter how the accident occurred, it’s important to take measures to get the compensation you deserve for your injuries. If you’ve suffered a workplace injury, there is no guarantee that you will receive the compensation you deserve or the amount you need, but you can improve your odds with the help of a skilled workers’ compensation attorney.
At Curt Hamilton Injury Law, our attorneys have a long history of representing workers in need of help securing the compensation they need after a workplace injury. We know the challenges that come with these claims, and we know how to help our clients earn a positive outcome in them.
Care And Compassion At Your Side
When you choose us to represent you through your workers’ compensation claim, you will quickly see that we are a law firm that cares about your well-being, and we will not treat you like another case in our filing cabinet. We take the time to identify the details of your injury, determine what methods of pursuing compensation are available and build a strategy that suits your unique needs.
We do not take shortcuts in our work or provide our clients with boilerplate representations. While you are focused on your health, we will manage your case by overseeing the process, filing the necessary paperwork, handling any negotiation or litigation that may arise, and identifying any potential third-party claims. We represent injured workers in every industry – including construction, manufacturing and industrial, agriculture, health care, transportation and more.
Workers’ Comp FAQ: Getting Answers After Your Workplace Accident
A workplace injury can leave you with more questions than answers. At Curt Hamilton Injury Law, we want to help you get the information you need before you make any major decisions regarding workers’ compensation or accepting a settlement. To help guide you to a favorable outcome in your compensation claim, here are some answers you may need:
Does it make a difference how the accident happened?
Unlike nonwork-related personal injuries, liability is rarely a factor in workers’ compensation claims. In addition to receiving workers’ compensation, it may be possible that a third party also is liable for your injuries, which could create an opportunity for a third-party compensation claim. This is especially true in work-related car accident cases.
What happens if my workers’ compensation claim is denied?
If your compensation claim ends in denial, you may be able to file an appeal. We can help you explore the chances of appealing the denial and build a stronger claim if there are grounds for an appeal. If appealing the denial is not possible, we can also help look into other methods of compensation, like third-party claims.
Does it matter if the injury happened in Kentucky or Indiana?
Each state has its own workers’ comp system. We handle workers’ comp in Kentucky as well as Indiana, and we are well-versed in each state’s laws. We can help navigate you and your claim through any difficulties that may arise because of laws in either Kentucky or Indiana.
How long do I have to file a claim?
In both Indiana and Kentucky, the statute of limitations on a workers’ compensation claim is two years, but you need to be sure to report your injury to your employer as soon as possible following the injury. While you may have up to two years to file your claim, you may not be able to wait that long for your compensation, so be sure to act as soon as possible to pursue your fair settlement.
Let Us Help You Maximize Your Claim
Even if you have a workers’ compensation policy you can expect a payment from, do not make the mistake of leaving money on the table by not seeking an attorney after your injury. Contact us to schedule your free initial consultation if you are ready to meet with a skilled and compassionate team. Call 270-458-3126 or email us to take the first step in securing the compensation you deserve today.