Workers who are injured because of a work-related accident or who have an occupational disease that is work-related are entitled to benefits for their injuries or illness. It is not a requirement to show fault. All the worker has to show is that the accident or disease was work related, that they were an employee and that they suffered lost wages or medical expenses because of their work. Through a successful workers’ compensation claim, workers and / or their family members may be able to secure one or more of the following types of benefits:
Other reimbursements may include mileage and cost of living increases.
Norfolk attorney Joe Miller at Joe Miller Law, Ltd., has been helping employees who have been hurt in a work-related accident or who have suffered a disease related to their work for over 25 years, and he can help you fight for the compensation you need if you or someone you love has suffered a work-related injury. To learn more about what he can do for you, call (888) 694-1671 today.