If you have been injured at work in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, you may be entitled to collect workers’ compensation benefits for lost wages, medical bills and potentially a lump sum settlement, among other benefits. Our firm is working with experienced Pawtucket workers’ compensation lawyers, who are ready to hear about your potential case. Just contact us today toll-free 24/7 at 1-(401) 365-6001 or fill out our online contact form for a free (no obligation) case evaluation.
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What is Workers’ Compensation?
It is an insurance program that provides benefits to employees who are injured while on the job, regardless if the employer is at fault or not. In typical circumstances, your employer’s insurance company will compensate for any of your lost wages, medical bills, and sometimes provide a lump sum settlement. You may be eligible to other benefits, such as job re-training, money for permanent scarring, and also for permanent loss of use of a body part. Even if the injury was the employee’s fault, or no one’s fault, workers’ compensation allows employees to receive benefits.
What Should I Do After I Am Injured at Work?
The very first thing you should do is seek medical attention for any injuries. Your health and well-being comes before anything. The very next thing to do is report the injury to your superior at work and make sure that it is documented. This documentation will serve as the initial notification to the employer’s insurance company as to your impending claim for workers’ compensation. Once you’ve reported the injury, we recommend that you to contact a knowledgeable Pawtucket workers’ compensation lawyer to take a look at your case and help you understand all of your rights. Read More.
Is Their a Time Limit To File A Claim?
Once the accident happens, you have two (2) years to file your workers’ compensation claim. Speaking to an experienced Pawtucket workers’ compensation lawyer as soon as possible will greatly help in this process.
Can I File a Personal Injury Suit With a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
You usually will not be able to file a personal injury suit for an injury that happened at work due to that fact that it would already filed as a workers’ compensation claim instead. Nevertheless, injuries caused due to unsafe products or the negligence of third parties could raise a claim. In these instances, it may be possible to file a personal injury claim against the third party. Read More.
What Benefits Are Available from a Workers’ Compensation Settlement?
The benefits available from a workers’ compensation settlement include lost earnings, medical expenses, scarring, and vocational retraining, among others. Read More.
Is It Possible To Get Weekly Benefits For Lost Wages?
Yes. The three (3) types of disabilities that allow you to collect weekly benefits for lost wages include – temporary total disability, partial disability and permanent total disability. Read More.
Will Any Injury Be Covered by Workers’ Compensation?
As long as the injury happened within the “course of employment,” than most injuries will be covered by workers’ compensation. In other words, if the injury happened while you were doing one of your job related obligations, it should be covered. Read More.
Can I Still Collect Workers’ Compensation If I Was Denied?
Yes, it is still possible to collect the compensation you are entitled to after your initial claim has been denied. A knowledgeable Pawtucket workers’ compensation lawyer can help you with the appeals process and help to get you the settlement you deserve. However, time is limited when it comes to appeals, so contacting a lawyer is of great importance. Read More.
Why Contact Us?
If you have been injured on the job, you should contact a workers compensation lawyer to help you get the compensation you deserve. We work with experienced Pawtucket workers’ compensation lawyers in Rhode Island. We charge you no legal fees until you receive the settlement or award. For a free (no-obligation) case consultation, call us at 1-(401) 365-6001 or fill out an online contact form online.
From Central Falls, RI:
Estimated drive time, 10 minutes
Get on RI-114 S and continue onto Main St. Turn right onto Park Pl and then turn left on Park Pl W. Continue onto George St. Our office is on the right.
From Lincoln, RI:
Estimated drive time, 20 minutes
Get onto RI-123 E/Breakneck Hill Rd and turn right on Great Rd. Turn left onto Chapel St. Turn left onto Walker St and then keep right to continue toward Lonsdale Ave. Take a slight left onto Dexter St and continue onto Main St. Continue onto Park Pl W and then continue to George St. Our office is on the right.