In the event of an accident at work or the development of a work-related illness, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. Not sure what that means? Here’s what you need to know!
Workers’ compensation is a state-mandated insurance program that pays benefits to employees who suffer work-related injuries or illnesses. Benefits include payments for medical bills, partial wage replacement, and compensation for permanent impairments.
The dedicated team at Regas & Haag, Ltd. can easily analyze your case and inform you about what kind of benefits you’re entitled to. As workers’ compensation attorneys with many years of experience, our team will tirelessly fight for your rights.
Many injuries are covered by the law as long as they are the result of accidents at work. The law also covers occupational diseases like lung cancer caused by the inhalation of asbestos.
The most commonly claimed injuries include:
Something worth noting:
Employees are not entitled to benefits if they did anything with willful intent to injure themselves or others, or if the injury was the result of drug or alcohol intoxication.
At Regas & Haag, Ltd., we handle all aspects of your Workers’ Compensation case. This includes getting in contact with your doctors to obtain your medical records and reports, filing motions and appeals on your behalf, and preparing you for any hearings held by the Ohio Industrial Commission, so we can work to get you the benefits you deserve.
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has workers’ compensation forms available for download. If you need assistance understanding how to fill out these forms, please call our office.
At Regas & Haag Ltd., we can provide you with all the legal assistance you need on workers’ insurance claims. Feel free to contact us through our website or by calling us at 330-649-9102 or toll-free at 800-520-2200.