When you become injured or ill while you are at work, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation. This is true even if the injury or illness occurred outside of your normal job functions. You are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits even in the absence of your employer’s fault or negligence. In fact, even if the injury was your fault, you may still be eligible for compensation.
Law Office of Matthew A. Lathrop, PC, LLO helps employees get fair compensation for injuries and illnesses sustained in the workplace. I help workers seek payment for their workers’ comp claims, including:
I help you pursue any benefits you are entitled to under the law.
In Nebraska, if an employee is injured on the job, his or her only remedy is the worker’s compensation system. Knowing how to properly make a claim is critical and understanding your rights under the w.c. the system can be very confusing. I can guide you through your claim and make sure you do not jeopardize your job or your benefits. I can help you navigate the system, get back on your feet, and get you back to work.
If your claim is denied, you have a limited time to appeal the decision. I can help you successfully maneuver through the complex bureaucratic process of appealing to the Nebraska workers’ compensation board.
From my Omaha, Nebraska office, Law Office of Matthew A. Lathrop, PC, LLO helps employees throughout Nebraska file workers’ comp claims and appeal workers’ compdenials. To schedule a consultation with a dedicated attorney, call 402-590-5439 or contact me online.