Workers’ Compensation Exists To Pay For Losses Due To Workplace Injuries
Louisiana Worker’s Compensation insurance exists to provide benefits including income, medical coverage, and compensation for long-term disability caused by an injury.
Although most Louisiana employers have Worker’s Compensation insurance, claims made by injured workers are often disputed and the benefits paid out to them can vary widely. It’s also an unfortunate fact that Worker’s Compensation insurance companies regularly deny requests for medical treatment. But an experienced Louisiana Worker’s Compensation lawyer can help you maximize your Worker’s Compensation claim and benefits, and if necessary, can even ask the Courts to force an insurance company to cover the costs of medical procedures ordered by your doctor.
Free Consultation In Louisiana
If you are experiencing difficulty with an initial claim or appeal for Louisiana Worker’s Compensation benefits, contact an experienced lawyer at the Townsley Law Firm today. For a free initial consultation, call 337-377-0584.
Disability Lasting More Than A Year, SSDI Benefits May Be Available
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a payroll tax-funded, federal insurance program of the United States government. It is designed to provide income to people who are unable to work because of a disability until their condition improves, and is intended to guarantee income if the individual’s condition does not improve.
Worker’s Compensation claims and benefits are generally limited, but Social Security Disability benefits may be paid for life if you qualify. Social Security Disability benefits also provide for “cost of living” increases and can include benefits paid to a disabled worker’s spouse and children. If you qualify, you may receive both Worker’s Compensation and Social Security benefits at the same time.
Get Help Before You Settle
Before you settle a Worker’s Compensation claim, it’s important that you first speak to a qualified Louisiana Worker’s Compensation attorney. The terms of your Worker’s Compensation settlement could limit benefits that may be available to you from Social Security, Medicare, and other sources.
The experienced Louisiana Worker’s Compensation lawyers of the Townsley Law Firm can help you assess your options and the potential benefits available to you from Workers’ Compensation and Social Security, then work with you to maximize your benefits from all sources. Call our Lake Charles office at 337-377-0584. You can also reach us online.