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Why hire a Columbus workers comp attorney?
Workers’ compensation laws are complex and updates are frequent, you are probably qualified for more benefits than you think. Filing incorrectly or incompletely can result in claim denial and/or abbreviated benefits.If you have already filed, and your claim was denied or terminated, call now.
Important: Under Ohio Workers’ Compensation laws, workers do not need to prove fault to bring a claim.
∙ Injury Compensation – pays 72% of wages for the first 12 weeks; 66 2/3% thereafter.
∙ Medical Benefit – will be authorized for approved curative treatment of work-related injuries and/or illnesses.
∙ Death Benefit – generally burial costs, partial medical, and 66.6% of the deceased’s income to surviving spouse and children.
∙ Amputation or Loss of Use Benefit – such as paralysis or multi-limb amputation may entitle the injured worker to compensation.
∙ Temporary Disability – until he/she can return to work in either a full or partial capacity.
∙ Permanent Partial Disability Benefit – pays a lump sum based upon residual impairment even after returning to work.
∙ Change of Condition – if the condition regresses, an adjustment in benefits or a switch from temporary disability to permanent disability.
∙ Vocational Rehabilitation – Approx $17,000 is reserved for worker retraining if the injured person is no longer able to perform.
∙ Multiple Injury Compensation is addressed per injury and compensated accordingly.
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When You’re Hurting, We Help.
When you’ve been injured on the job, unable to work, and the bills keep piling up, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Let us carry some of the weight.
We’re on your side.
You get a free initial consultation to determine the scope of your case.
We make it easy.
We investigate, retrieve records, and make filings while you concentrate on healing.
You stay informed.
We negotiate with the insurance adjusters. You will always know where your case stands.
You want results.
We will get them for you.
When you call for your free consultation, you will speak directly with attorney Tom Marchese, not an assistant.
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