St. Louis Work Comp Attorney
If you’ve been injured on the job, you probably have several questions on worker’s compensation you want answers to:
- “How will my lost wages be paid?”
- “What medical treatment do I really need, and how will I pay for it?”
- “Am I entitled to a lump-sum monetary award for my injuries?”
If you have those questions, call us right now. We have work comp attorneys in St.Louis who can put your mind at ease with answers.
If you were injured on the job, get medical attention right away and report the injury to your employer immediately. Remember, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Our experienced work comp lawyers in St.Louis, know how to evaluate your case and determine whether the circumstances warrant monetary compensation.
When you are hurt on the job, your company will likely send you to its own doctor. These same company-employed doctors may downplay a patient’s injuries and disabilities, hurting patients’ chances for compensation. You may also experience company nurses who take away prescriptions, wheelchairs, and physical therapy to save money for the company.
That’s unfair. You need an advocate. That’s where we as experienced workers compensation lawyer in Missouri come in.
We stand up for your right to proper medical treatment. The work comp attorneys at Wolfgram Law will review your medical records and advocate for your case with your employer. This enables us to counter recommendations by a company-employed doctor. Our experiences investigation and involvement will often get you better care and a larger settlement.
Employees injured on the job may also be eligible for compensation for previous work injuries as well as the current injury. If you qualify, we can help you file for Second Injury Fund compensation while we pursue your current workers’ compensation claim. Under the law, we can also seek compensation for the future repercussions of your current injuries over your working lifetime. So, when you are filing a workers’ compensation case, consider how you may feel in 10 years. Then seek legal help to get the compensation you deserve.
You might not be able to seek compensation for injuries or problems you have later, so it’s important to pursue all claims and injuries now. Unfortunately many injuries never fully heal and they can become worse over time. Therefore, make sure to think about the full extent of your injury, how it may follow you for the rest of your life, and let us help you file a claim properly to get you the most appropriate compensation.
Never be afraid to exercise your rights. You have a legal right under the law to seek compensation, and the law forbids your employer from retaliating against you. Furthermore, if your employer retaliates against you, they’re subject to further damages.
Over the years, we have developed a reputation for fighting hard for our clients. Because of this, company lawyers, judges, doctors, and insurance companies all know that we will fight for our clients’ rights. Likewise, they know that they face a much tougher battle against an injured person who is supported by us than they do against an injured person who stands alone.