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Why Are Workers’ Compensation Claims Denied?

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You can be denied workers’ compensation benefits for numerous reasons. There are legitimate claims that are denied every year. Here are some of the more common reasons that workers’ comp claims are denied, and what can be done to get your claim approved and recover the benefits that you need to help you after your workplace injury.

What is Workers’ Compensation and How Does It Work?

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If you suffered an injury while at work, you may be able to file a claim against your employer for workers’ compensation benefits. Each state has its own laws regarding workers’ compensation benefits, but in most states, workers’ compensation covers about two-thirds of the employee’s lost wages plus medical expenses associated with treating the injury.

Injuries and Illnesses Covered by Workers' Compensation

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If you have been injured or have developed an illness that is work related and can prove that it was due to your work, you may be able to receive workers’ compensation through your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance scheme. Each state has slightly different rules that govern how workers’ comp. can be obtained, but the cost of medical treatment and a percentage of lost earnings are the two most important components of a workers’ comp. claim.

Nerve Damage and Workers’ Compensation

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If you have suffered nerve damage from a work accident, you may be able to get workers’ compensation. Some accidents may lead to nerve damage, which can affect the worker for years to come. If you have suffered nerve damage through a work-related injury, you can file a workers’ compensation claim. Here is a closer look at nerve damage and workers’ comp and how to determine the value of your settlement.

Is a Settlement in Worker Compensation Determined By FCE?

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If you have been hurt while on the job, or if you have a work-related illness, you could be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. A FCE is used to help determine the value of your workers’ compensation settlement. To get the highest settlement for your workers’ comp claim, enlist the help of an attorney. A lawyer can help you prove the severity of your injuries and that you were injured while on the job.

6 Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Workers’ Comp Claim

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So you were injured while working and have decided to file a workers’ compensation claim. If approved, workers’ compensation can help cover the medical costs associated with your injury as well as the wages that you won’t receive if you cannot work. But did you know that there are common mistakes made that can hurt your workers’ compensation claim? Avoid the mistakes below to help increase the chance of having your workers’ compensation claim approved!

What is the Average Workers’ Compensation Settlement?

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Not only can a workplace injury cause physical or emotional pain, but it can leave you with large medical bills. You may be unable to work for weeks, or even months, after your injury. This can add to your new financial strain, making it difficult to pay your bills. Fortunately, you may be able to file a claim for workers’ compensation.

When filing a claim, you may be wondering what the average workers’ compensation claim settlement. Workers’ compensation settlements vary on a case by case basis. Some settlements may be $2,000 while others may be upwards of $40,000.

How Does Workers’ Compensation Work?

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Workers’ Compensation Insurance covers employees who have been injured while working or have developed a work-related illness. It is mandated by most states and the federal government.

Those receiving workers’ compensation should use the benefit to help pay for medical expenses acquired from their workplace injury or illness. Workers’ compensation also helps cover missed wages due to your inability to work from your injury or illness.

Were You Denied Workers' Compensation?

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If you were injured at work, it’s likely that you decided to file a claim for workers’ compensation. This compensation can then be used to help pay for the new medical costs you may be facing after the workplace accident.

Filing a claim does not mean you are guaranteed compensation. Your claim will need to be approved before you can begin receiving compensation for your workplace injury. There are a variety of reasons workers’ compensation can be denied. Depending on the reason, you may still be able to file an appeal.