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Workers Compensation Attorney Upholds Injured Workers Rights
A workers compensation attorney protects the legal rights of people who have been injured on the job or exposed to an occupational disease arising out of and in the course of their employment in Liberty, Kansas City, Blue Springs and Independence, MO.
Regardless of the circumstances and the status of your claim, you are entitled to obtain a workers compensation attorney. Importantly, if your injuries resulted in permanent bodily impairment, you need a workers compensation attorney who can help to ensure that you receive the medical care, benefits and financial compensation you are entitled to. Furthermore, if your injury changed your ability to perform your job, or prevents you from working permanently, a workers compensation attorney can assist you with filing for Social Security disability benefits.
Workers’ compensation is a complicated area of law covering everything from Employee Labor Rights to the current Work Injury Compensation Act (WICA) and even Federal Employees Injury Compensation (FECA). Employers, advocates, and insurance companies have put forth a lot of misinformation regarding the numerous state and federal laws governing disabled workers, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This is, in part, why some people don’t bother to report their injury or file a claim because they think it’s pointless and they won’t be successful. Also, many worker’s don’t want to go through a long, drawn-out, frustrating process and all that it entails. Hiring a workers compensation attorney can shield you from much of the negativity and anxiety of pursuing a claim.
Workers compensation cases have their own court system with their own judges, policies, procedures and hearings.
When you have on-the-job injuries, it is vitally important to find a workers compensation attorney who specializes in this type of law – sooner rather than later. This will vastly improve the likelihood that you will receive everything you are entitled to – such as payment of your medical expenses, lost earnings, long-term care, rehabilitation and more. In addition, depending on the severity of your injuries, you may be entitled to a permanent partial disability award.
Pursuant to RSMo§ 287.010, your employer and the Division of Workers Compensation must provide the services you are entitled to. If this fails to happen in your case, you need a workers compensation attorney in your corner. You can rely on a trusted, experienced workers compensation attorney from Noland Law Firm to have your best interests in mind. We have successfully helped numerous individuals in the Liberty, Kansas City, Blue Springs and Independence, MO area, and will competently pursue a formal claim for compensation on your behalf.
If you have any questions or concerns about your case, or if you are experiencing any of the following, you should contact Noland Law Firm as soon as possible.
- Your employer has disputed a decision made by the Missouri work comp division.
- Your medical benefits are denied.
- You believe you are not receiving the correct benefits.
- You want to know if there are additional benefits available.
- Your injuries are moderate to severe or require surgery.
- You or your doctors believe your health will not return to the pre-injury condition.
- You are no longer able to work on a regular basis.
- You have significant pre-existing disabilities.
- You dispute a decision made by your employer, the insurance company, or the workers’ comp division.
At Noland Law Firm, we fight for the rights of injured workers in Kansas City, Liberty, Blue Springs, and Independence, MO. When an on-the-job injury happens to you, a workers compensation attorney has the experience you need and will give you the attention you deserve.
COVID-19 NOTICE – Noland Law Firm, LLC is still open, however, we are unable to schedule in-person meetings at this time. Please call our office at 816-781-5055 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a phone call to discuss your workers compensation matters.
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