Why call Cox, Koltak & Gibson, LLP if a loved one has been killed at work in Ohio?
Losing a loved one is never an easy experience. In many instances, the loss can result in significant financial difficulty. When a loved one has been killed while at work, there may be remedies available under the law to provide compensation for the loss. In order to obtain this compensation, a specific claims process must be followed. The attorneys at Cox, Koltak & Gibson, LLP are available to assist those who have lost loved ones in Ohio with their potential claims for compensation.
If a loved one was killed at work, then financial compensation may be recovered through the workers’ compensation claims process. To initiate a claim, there are certain procedures that must be followed. Also, specific information must be provided in order for a claim to be successfully processed. A successful workers’ compensation claim may provide money to account for wages lost as a result of the loved one’s death.
If a loved one was killed at work as a result another’s negligence. Then additional damages may be pursued through a wrongful death suit. These types of lawsuits allow you to recover additional compensation for damages sustained as a result of the death, including damages for pain and suffering and punitive damages.
If you have lost a loved one in a workplace accident, contact an attorney as soon as possible. An attorney will be able to provide you with legal advice about your possible remedies. By consulting with an attorney early in the process, you will be better prepared to pursue possible workers’ compensation claims or claims for damages. An experienced attorney will know what needs to be done to ensure a successful claim.
An attorney will be able to gather the necessary evidence and information to pursue a claim. Sometimes this evidence may be difficult to obtain, but an attorney will know what methods can be used to obtain the information.
In some cases, a claim may be denied. An attorney will be able to review a denied claim and assess whether it may be appealed. They will make sure that your rights are adequately protected and that you are treated fairly throughout the process.
Contact Cox, Koltak & Gibson, LLP for legal advice if you have a loved one that has been killed at work in Ohio. Their attorneys can assist you with the claims process and provide experienced legal representation.