Whether work feels like work or not, the reality is that most individuals in Ohio and elsewhere, work is necessary to make a living and pay for basic needs. Thus, when something interrupts a person's ability to work, this can be very devastating. A workplace injury can cause an employee to be unable to work while they recover, resulting in financial hardships.
Whether it is in an industry known to be dangerous or a work environment without many known risks, the reality is that a workplace accident could happen to any employee. And when such an incident does happen, he or she seeks to recover compensation for the losses suffered. Filing for workers' compensation might seem straightforward; however, not all applicants are initially approved. This is when it is important to understand one's right to challenge a denial of workers' comp benefits.
At Brian, Zwick, Stone & Associates, our skilled legal team has years of experience helping clients in the Canton area navigate their actions. Whether they need to prove that the injury occurred in the course of employment, need medical documentation or other proof for their action, our attorneys are able to help with these and any other task necessary to help obtain an approval.
A work injury can set a person back a lot. This could result in lost wages, medical expenses, rehabilitation permanent total disability, temporary total disability or permanent partial disability. It could also qualify an individual for Social Security disability benefits. To learn more, check out our law firm's workplace injuries website. Our objective is to meet the needs and goals of our clients, helping them obtain the workers' comp they rightfully deserve.