In Arizona, if you’re injured on the job, you may be able to collect workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation protects employees who are injured while on the job, providing them with funds that will help them cover lost wages and medical bills. Some provisions are made for longer term payments if a worker is permanently disabled or cannot work for an extended period of time.
In theory, the system works well. But in reality, sometimes an employer will challenge a workers’ compensation claim, or the victim may feel they are not being adequately compensated under Arizona workers’ compensation laws.
In situations like these, the best course of action is to retain a seasoned litigation firm to represent your interests. As your representative after you’ve been injured at work, we can add an important layer of protection to guard and preserve your rights. We can also help speed the process along to make sure you receive payments in a timely manner after a workplace accident as well.
While workers’ compensation laws reduce many of the situations where an employee can sue an employer for a work-related injury, there are times when an employer’s negligence cannot be overlooked. When an employer does not provide a safe work environment or asks employees to engage in dangerous activities that result in accidents, a work-related injury attorney can be your best ally in making sure you are compensated above and beyond receiving workers’ compensation payments.
If you have been injured at work, it is always a good idea to consult with an attorney to explore your legal options and protect your rights. Being armed with applicable knowledge allows you to make the best possible decisions regarding your workplace injury and to receive the full amount of compensation that may be due to you.