Under Wisconsin's workers' compensation statutes, if you are injured at work in an accident or as the result of performing your duties over time, you are entitled to receive workers' compensation benefits. Unfortunately, you have to navigate the bureaucratic system to obtain them.
Our attorneys can help. Contact Becker, French and Durkin.
Our First Concern is Your Recovery
At Becker, French and Durkin we represent injured workers from throughout Racine and Kenosha counties and help them to get through the sometimes complicated and confusing process known as workers' compensation. The three main workers' compensation benefits are medical expense, temporary disability (a percentage of wages paid while the employee is recovering from the injury), and permanent disability. To receive benefits, you need only prove that you were injured while on-the-job or as the result of doing your job over a period of time.
However, there are important limitations on how long you have to report a workplace injury and specific steps that must be taken in order to receive benefits. Our lawyers have more than 60 years of combined legal experience with work accidents, occupational injuries, and employees exposed to hazardous materials or conditions. And while the process does take time (generally it takes about one year before you will have a hearing), our lawyers will be there to explain the process and address your concerns every step of the way. You can also trust in our experience to recognize potential third-party personal injury claims and to effectively pursue those opportunities.
For more information on this topic, please read: "A Guide to Workers' Compensation" by John A. Becker
Experience that Makes a Difference
Whether you suffered a back injury in an industrial accident or carpal tunnel syndrome as the result of working in an office setting, talk to an experienced workers' compensation lawyer. Call us today at (262) 633-7530 for a free consultation and honest assessment of your case or contact our Racine, Wisconsin law offices with a brief description of your situation.
Attorneys' fees in workers' compensation claims are limited by statute.