ST. CROIX VALLEY WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ATTORNEYS
If you have been seriously injured while on the job, YOU HAVE RIGHTS – USE THEM.
Employers have a responsibility to keep their employees safe at work, which includes protecting them against dangerous work conditions that could lead to back and neck and other injuries. However, regardless of fault, workers are able to seek workers’ compensation benefits if their accident occurred at work.
Workers' Compensation Injuries
Workers’ compensation injuries include:
- Brain damage
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Eye injuries
- Hearing problems
- Herniated discs
- Low back injuries
- Lung and respiratory disorders (arising from exposure to toxins and toxic chemicals)
- Neck, back and knee problems
- Repetitive trauma injuries
- Slipped discs
- Spine fractures
- Work-related emotional problems
- Work induced heart attacks or strokes
- Other work-related injuries
If I Am Injured at Work, What Should I Do?
If you are injured at work, you should:
- Obtain medical attention (if necessary, we can get a second medical opinion that accurately describes your injury)
- Notify your employer of the injury immediately or as soon as possible – DO NOT WAIT (in order to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits, employees should notify their employers within 30 days of becoming aware of the injury, or at the very least within two (2) years of the injury)
- Compile and maintain all medical and payment records related to your injury
- Find an attorney you can trust to aggressively fight for your right to obtain the compensation you deserve
If you are an injured worker, this is probably the first time you have dealt with the tangle of confusion that is workers’ compensation. At Doar, Drill & Skow, we understand that you have questions that you want answered now.
Contact Us for a FREE Consultation With One of Our Experienced Workers' Compensation Lawyers Today!
You deserve to live and work in a safe, secure environment.
If you have been denied workers’ compensation benefits by your employer’s insurance, contact one of our workers’ compensation lawyers at Doar, Drill & Skow immediately. The next step is to hire an experienced workers’ compensation attorney to defend you again the insurance carrier during your hearing before Wisconsin’s Department of Workforce Development (DWD). We will investigate your case, contact the insurance carrier, and file an application for a hearing with the DWD. For a FREE, no obligation consultation with one of our workers’ compensation attorneys at Doar, Drill & Skow, call 877-362-7529 toll free or contact us online. Located in New Richmond, we serve clients throughout western Wisconsin.
Q: What type of damages can I expect to recover?
A: There is no way to easily predict damage settlements. Each case is different. As part of our evaluation, we will investigate similar claims and exchange opinions among members of the firm to determine a recommendation on a fair and equitable settlement...Learn More>