West Virginia Work Injury Lawyers
If you are filing for
workers' compensation, then you know that this will provide you with benefits while you are
out due to
injuries that leave you unable to work. Some of these injuries are minor and may
only take a few weeks to recover. On the other hand, workers can also
sustain very serious injuries, such as limb loss, that may require amputation.
Contact our West Virginia personal injury attorneys today! (888) 492-4303!
Understanding Workers’ Comp Statues
The loss of a limb is considered a “specific loss,” under workers’
compensation law. What this means that because the individual can no longer
use that body part. If that is the case, you may be eligible to receive
Specific Loss payments, which is a lump sum payment, which can be added
to your workers’ comp claim.
Workers’ comp will also include coverage for the following:
- Hospital bills
- Additional medical services
- Disability payments (about 2/3 of your salary)
Some amputation injuries will be considered a permanent partial disability,
such as the loss of a finger. Unless, the amputation has led to total
disability. Remember that it is illegal for an employer to fire an employee
because of a disability. You have rights under the law. Be sure to
contact our West Virginia personal injury attorneys to discuss your legal options.
Choose Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC!
Over the years, we have represented countless numbers of clients, to help
them find the means to recover from their injuries. Our reputation as
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We have helped our clients recover over a half a billion in settlements
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