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Three Facts a Workers Compensation Lawyer Might Not Tell You

Written by admin on January 10, 2014. Posted in Injury at work rights, Work accident compensation, Workers compensation

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Did you know that over 94% of employees in the U.S. are covered by workers compensation insurance? Workers compensation kicks in after an employee is injured or becomes ill because of the workplace. It’s important to note that workers compensation is a tradeoff of the right to sue. If an employee accepts the compensation, they cannot sue later for the employer’s negligence in having caused the injury to occur.

If you get hurt while working, and your employer seems reluctant to provide compensation, then you might need to contact workers compensation lawyers. Be careful, though, because there are several things a compensation lawyer might not want to tell you. Here are three facts that might surprise you.

1. Compensation Doesn’t Mean Not Working

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