On the Job Injuries Workers’ Compensation
We obtain justice and compensation for those that have been injured on the job in Tennessee.
Workplace injuries can be devastating to your health as well as your financial situation. The law provides that if you are injured while working your employer is required to provide all reasonable and necessary medical treatment related to your injury. Also, if you’re unable to work, you are entitled to disability payments while your doctor has you out of work recovering.
The system provides for medical treatment and benefits for time lost from work. Furthermore, when your physician releases you, you could be due a lump sum payment or bi-
We will closely work with you and your employer to make certain that you receive the medical treatment that you need.
Before you accept a settlement from your employer or its insurance company, please consult with an skilled Knoxville, TN workers’ compensation attorney to discuss whether the settlement is in your best interests. The settlement process is based on a benefits schedule that the Tennessee Legislature put into law. We can explain the schedule to you in order for you to have understanding how your average wages and doctor’s impairment rating fits into the calculations.
Skilled Tennessee personal injury attorneys here to help you.
The Knoxville, TN personal injury attorneys at Ogle, Elrod & Baril have aggressively represented many clients in all types of on-
- Your Panel of Physicians
- Am I an employee or independent contractor
- Medical benefits
- Utilization Review
- Disability benefits
- Death benefits
- Gradual injuries
- Psychological injuries
- Workplace assaults
- Return to work/capped injuries
- Right to reconsideration
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Don't forget, Tennessee law requires you to report a workplace injury within 30 days of the accident. Tennessee law states Injuries covered by the Tennessee Workers' Compensation Act include not only injuries from accidents at work, but also repetitive injuries and injuries caused by exposure to harmful work environments.