Know Your Rights If You Are Injured On The Job
If you are injured at work – from a workplace accident or from the cumulative effects of your job – you are entitled to certain worker’s compensation benefits. Unfortunately, employers and their insurers may try to deny your claim, reduce your benefits or terminate your benefits before you are fully recovered.
My law practice, the Law Office of Lisa A. Wiebusch LLC, is devoted exclusively to Wisconsin worker’s compensation. I have been fighting for injured workers for 30 years. As a solo attorney, I personally handle your case. Put my experience to work for you if your claim has been denied, or you feel you are not being treated fairly.
If It’s Work-Related, It’s Covered By Worker’s Comp
Claims fall into two main categories:
Worker’s comp is a no-fault system. You are covered even if your own carelessness or clumsiness contributed to your injury, as long as you were engaged in work activities. It does not matter if you had a prior work injury or preexisting medical condition; under Wisconsin law, the employer takes you “as you are.”
What Are The Benefits Under Worker’s Compensation?
The main categories are temporary disability and permanent disability. The employer is responsible for paying all medical expenses associated with the injury, including rehab. Medical coverage can continue after you return to work.
Depending on the severity of your injuries, you may qualify for:
Worker’s Compensation Is All I Do
I can protect your rights and hold the employer and insurance company accountable for the benefits you need and deserve. I provide a free initial consultation, and there are no upfront costs to hiring me. I don’t get paid unless you get your benefits.