Why call Cox Koltak and Gibson if you were injured while working in a warehouse in Columbus, OH?
Getting hurt while on the job creates a number of problems in addition to the physical injury that is endured. The recovery time is not always definite, making bills and other expenses a burden to take care of when work has to be missed. Many workers are not sure what to do when they get injured and struggle to find a solution until they are able to return to work. While a number of employers offer workers’ compensation, some employees are not sure how it works and how to claim said benefit. Furthermore, the terms under which workers’ compensation is awarded may be confusing, creating the need for a lawyer’s guidance. The attorneys at Cox Koltak and Gibson concentrate in representing employees as they make claims to get the benefits they need.
Workers’ compensation is a benefit given to injured workers that replaces wages and medical coverage until the worker recovers. In exchange, the employee agrees to not sue the employer for negligence. The types of injuries that can happen at work, specifically in a warehouse, vary in type and severity. Additionally, the reason for the accident can be something that is directly the fault of the employer. An attorney can help an injured worker understand all of their options and the rights they are entitled to. A lawyer is also able to negotiate on behalf of the worker if they wish to modify the terms. Given their expertise on the matter, it is best to let an attorney handle negotiations so that the best possible outcome is achieved.
Warehouse workers should always have an attorney to refer to so their rights are protected while on the job. A consultation with an attorney at Cox Koltax and Gibson can get questions answered from workers wanting to know more about their rights.