What Happens When You Are Injured on the Job?
There are many different things to deal with and manage if you or someone that you are close with is injured on the job. Of course, the hope is that the employer will put the safety of the employee first. This means getting the help they need as soon as possible. Even if help is provided as soon as possible, after the original injury, there may be a lot of red tape to get through. If your employer does have workers compensation coverage, you may be required to use their approved list of doctors and only them. That means that if you get started with another doctor because you were not told that you had to use a specific one, then you may have to pay for those services out of your own pocket. This is the last thing that you will want to deal with when you are dealing with an injury. This simply makes the process that much more difficult to deal with and you will need to likely wait to get more information before you can get the help that you need from a doctor.
What If Your Employer Does Not Have Insurance?
If you have been injured on the job, or someone you are close with has been injured on the job, and the employer did not provide any workers compensation information, you may have a case. In this situation, you may have used your own medical insurance to get the care that you need. This is something that you should not have to pay for out of your own pocket and something that should raise a red flag. That is not the only issue with this situation, however. In this situation, you would not only have to pay for your own medical treatment but if you were to lose work because of the injury, then you would not receive any type of compensation to assist with the lost wages. This is a major red flag and not something that you should have to worry about in addition to your injury. This is something that the employer should take care of for you so that you can focus on healing and getting back to work. Having to pay for your medical treatment and figure out how to put food on the table is a lot to handle. This is why workers compensation is usually in place, and is a requirement of many employers. You do not want to find out the hard way that this is now your problem. However, if this has happened to you, then you may have options and you may have a case.
Do You Have a Case?
If you think that you have a case that you should pursue, before you take any action, you will want to make sure. The best way to do exactly that is by talking to a lawyer who has experience with these types of cases. In the Nampa area, Litster Frost Injury Lawyers is the place to go. We will talk through all of the details of your situation to best determine if there is something to chase after. We will not waste your time or your money if we do not think that you have a legitimate case. We will ask a lot of detailed questions since these types of cases can become complicated and we will want to know everything that you know. Because of this, we will have you come in for a consultation if you do have a case. If you do happen to have a case that we can support and help with, we will want to begin as soon as possible so we can help you get all of the money that you need and deserve.
With these types of cases, you want to have the best of the best represent you in court. The companies that provide this type of insurance to businesses really know how to get out of paying the maximum benefit to an injured employee. That should not stop you from trying if you do have a case. Here at Litster Frost Injury Lawyers, if we decide to take on your case, we will make sure that we fight for everything you deserve. Without a reliable attorney to help you through the process, you may likely lose a lot of money and the entire case before you even get going. You should not leave this type of thing to chance. Be sure to contact Litster Frost Injury Lawyers today to make your consultation appointment. We will be honest with you and tell you what we think about your situation. Let us help you get the maximum compensation and care if you have a case that we can fight for.
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Comparative Negligence Rule
COMPARATIVE NEGLIGENCE RULE
Idaho follows the comparative negligence rule, which means that a court will look at both parties’ actions and level of fault in the case of a motorcycle accident.
Even if you were both driving irresponsibly, if the other driver was driving more carelessly, then you may still have a case. It’s important to recognize, however, that any fault on your part will limit the amount of damages which you can receive.
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