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Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Represents Employees in Nebraska

Skilled attorney protecting Omaha workers

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:

  • Compensation for permanent disability
  • Dependants’ recovery for a worker’s death
  • Lost wages or salary
  • Rehabilitation expenses
  • Retraining costs

I help you pursue any benefits you are entitled to under the law.

Worker’s compensation is your exclusive remedy

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.

Appealing workers’ compensation decisions

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.

Contact an experienced workers’ compensation attorney

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.

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Omaha Office
  • Omaha (Main)
    14301 FNB Parkway
    Suite 100
    Omaha, Nebraska 68154
    Phone: 402-614-7744
    Fax: 402-671-0405
  • Omaha (Midtown - Aksarben Village)
    2111 S. 67th Street
    Suite 300
    Omaha, Nebraska 68106
  • Omaha (Downtown)
    1299 Farnam Street
    Suite 300
    Omaha, Nebraska 68102