Employment is an important aspect of our everyday lives. We rely on our employment in order to make sure that our bills are paid for; we have somewhere to live, and in order to make sure that our children get to participate in activites that they enjoy. However, with our country currently within a recession many people are saving instead of spending, including some companies. Yet, what they are choosing not to spend money on is that of a individual’s workers compensation claim, and the care, and damages they need and deserve.
The Matters At Hand
A worker’s compensation claim not only impacts the actual employee that files the claim, but also that employee’s family. Today, worker’s compensation claims are either going ignored, or not done properly. When this occurs individuals who are injured on the job are left ultimately in the dark. When you are injured, or hurt you need medical attention, which is usually expensive to some degree. However, when your claim goes unnoticed you can easily be slapped with multiple expensive medical bills in an instant. Yet, another matter at hand that individual’s do not grasp all of a sudden is the fact that when they are injured they cannot work, and therefore become at risk of termination.
The Results Your Face
One of the biggest problems with worker’s compensation claims is the fact that individuals are literally having to do everything themselves even though they are not at fault. When your compensation claim has either not been processed, or has been died and you do not go to work as a result of your injury many individuals end up with their employment terminated. This means that the income the family was use to is no longer existent at the moment. Families can easily fall apart as a result of this, which can cause things such as depression, resentment, and even divorce.
When you have sustained an injury on the job it is extremely important that you file a worker’s compensation claim in order to get the support you need. However, when your claim goes unnoticed, ignored, or denied you need a dedicated, and knowledgeable attorney on your side in order to fight for your rights, and the damages you deserve.
Changes are constantly made within the field of employment, so if you plan on filing a workman’s compensation claim, it would be best to seek professional help. It is important to have someone on your side that knows the law and knows how to make it work for you. Michael R. Lawless, P.A., Attorney at Law specializes in these types of case. He provides a free consultation, including evenings and weekends by appointment, at their offices in Lenexa, Kansas or Grandview, Missouri offices. Call today at 1-800-734-3771, 913-681-5566 or 816-966-0099.