San Antonio Workers' Comp Benefits Attorney
Benefits of Workers' Compensation in Texas
When you are injured on the job, Texas law allows you to apply for workers' compensation benefits if you qualify. Some of the benefits you are entitled to include:
Income benefits - You are entitled to receive a portion of any wages you lose because of a work-related injury or illness. This is usually a set percentage of your regular wages. There are different types of income benefits, which include Temporary Income Benefits, Impairment Income Benefits, Supplemental Income Benefits, and Lifetime Income Benefits
Medical benefits - You are entitled to receive necessary medical care to treat your work-related injury or illness and have it paid for my your employer's workers' compensation insurance company.
Burial benefits - Your family is entitled to some compensation for the deceased worker's funeral expenses, to be paid to the person who paid the funeral expenses.
Death benefits - If a loved one is killed in a work related accident, their family is entitled to a portion of lost family income for eligible family members of workers killed on the job.
Workers' Comp Lawyer Helping Obtain Your Benefits
If you have been injured at work, consulting with a workers' compensation attorney will ensure that you obtain all benefits you are entitled to. Many injured workers have no idea what their rights are and may not seek the type or amount of medical care they need in order to fully recover. If you were injured severely and became disabled, you may be affected for the rest of your life. Being impaired for life can affect your ability to earn the income potential you would have otherwise, in addition to affecting the quality of your life. These kinds of losses must be taken into consideration when pursuing compensation for your work related injuries.
The Malaise Law Firm has been helping the residents of San Antonio for over 40 years. We have caring and dedicated workers' compensation lawyers who have your best interests in mind and will take the time to listen to you and work hard to obtain the compensation you deserve.
You are entitled to benefits if you were injured at work. Call a workers' comp attorney from the Malaise Law Firm to discuss your legal options.