Lost wages benefits come in the form of weekly checks. This is what workers’ comp indemnity benefits pay in Louisiana:
Lost wages also fall into different categories, depending on the severity of your workplace injury and how long you might take to recover:
Most lost wages benefits last for 10 years. The length of time that you get PPD, however, depends on the nature of your injury. PPD pays you for injuries that result in serious scarring, disfigurement, or loss of a limb.
PTD, meanwhile, has no end date.
You want to make sure your workplace injury gets categorized correctly and you get paid accordingly. A workers’ compensation attorney from Workers’ Compensation, LLC, can make sure your claim is handled right.
You can start by getting a free initial consultation.
Getting paid for a portion of the income you’re missing after an accident on the job seems simple enough.
But the main goal of workers’ compensation insurance companies is to make money, not pay you more.
They often use tactics to shortchange you, such as:
Workers’ compensation is an entire legal system all its own. Certain kinds of lawyers focus on working with this system.
Your workers’ compensation lawyer can help you understand what you should be getting—and make sure you’re getting it.
Lost wages checks should start by two weeks after you start your workers’ comp claim.
Other benefits you should receive include coverage for your medical treatment. And you should get supplemental pay when you have to return to work at lower pay because of limitations from your injury.
You worked hard. When you’re hurt, you should get support.
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