Ohio Workers’ Compensation Benefits Explained
A workplace injury can impact your life and the lives of your family members for many years to come, if not indefinitely. Workers’ Compensation laws were enacted to protect worker’s rights in the event of a work injury. The laws enable you to obtain fair and proper compensation.
Workers’ compensation benefits can cover ongoing medical care and financial expenses. Listed below are instances where workers’ compensation benefits would be crucial.
- Medical / Rehabilitative Care
- Disability / Inability to Work
- Lost Wages
- Wrongful Death
There are 8 common Workers’ Compensation benefit types in the state of Ohio:
- Temporary Total
- Scheduled Loss
- Percentage of Permanent Partial
- Permanent Total Disability
- Change of Occupation (firefighters, police)
- Wage Loss / Living Maintenance
- Facial injury
Navigating the often arduous and confusing road to file and manage a workers’ compensation benefit claim can be incredibly overwhelming. Having an experienced workers’ comp attorney in your corner can be the difference between a comfortable, secure future and a lifetime filled with stress and financial insecurity.
Seeking Compensation after Your Workplace Injury
If you were injured at work, filing a workers’ compensation claim is essential to ensuring you receive proper care, long term benefits and compensation for your injuries.
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All Ohio residents have a constitutional right to workers’ compensation claims in the state of Ohio. Employers cannot walk away from their obligations under the law.
If you were injured at work, contact Nager, Romaine & Schneiberg Co., L.P.A. Our attorneys will aggressively pursue your case and work to help you or your loved one obtain the benefits to which you are entitled under the law.
Trust your worker’s compensation case to the best in Ohio.