A work injury can leave you with significant hardship, including steep medical bills, wage loss, and temporary or permanent disability. While you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, your employer or their insurance carrier may attempt to unfairly limit or deny your claim. This is why it is important to consult with an experienced workers’ compensation attorney.
At the Corbett | Gwilliam, Attorneys at Law, I handle workers’ compensation claims and appeals for clients throughout the Salt Lake City area, including Riverton, West Jordan and South Jordan. I can address all your concerns regarding workers’ compensation in Utah, including:
Whatever type of workplace accident you have suffered, it is important to have a knowledgeable workers’ compensation lawyer on your side.
Call me at 801-285-6302 to arrange a free initial consultation with a Salt Lake City workers’ compensation lawyer.
I am dedicated to helping those injured on the job in Utah. I not only serve individual clients, but am involved in several efforts that support injured workers throughout Utah.
I can advise you as to all of your rights in regard to Utah workers’ compensation laws. Depending on the circumstances of your injury, you may be entitled to:
- Temporary total disability: If an injury keeps you temporarily out of work, depending on your wage, you are entitled to two-thirds of your average weekly salary, up to the average weekly wage in Utah, until you are able to work again.
- Temporary partial disability: If your injury allows you to work on a limited basis, temporary partial disability payments can help make up the difference between what you are able to earn and two-thirds of your average weekly salary.
- Permanent partial disability: If your injuries are permanent, but you are still able to work on a limited basis, you may be eligible for permanent partial disability benefits.
- Medical care: All medical care that is related to your workplace injury should be covered by workers’ compensation for the entirety of your lifetime.
- Mileage: All mileage for doctor visits related to your workplace injury should be reimbursed by the insurance company.
- Permanent total disability: Permanent total disability is paid when an injury prevents a worker from engaging in work activity for the rest of his or her life.
- Permanent total disability:Permanent total disability is paid when an injury prevents a worker from engaging in work activity for the rest of his or her life.
No matter how severe your injury or how long your disability is expected to last, you can count on me to fight for your rights. I understand the complex workers’ compensation laws and how they affect injured and disabled workers.
Your weekly benefit rate is based on your average weekly wage. Your wages must be calculated accurately, including bonuses and overtime pay, so that you obtain the maximum amount you are entitled to under the law.
I handle work injury claims for clients in Salt Lake City and throughout Utah. Contact my law office today online or by telephone at 801-285-6302 to arrange a free initial consultation with a Salt Lake City workers’ compensation lawyer.