Getting injured on the job can happen, but reporting your injury quickly and to a supervisor are crucial steps to a workers compensation case. Without reporting your injury, or if you’ve delayed reporting your injury, your employer may question if the injury occurred at work. Gingras, Thomsen & Wachs has worked on workers compensation claims across Wisconsin and have found that timeliness and documentation are crucial to getting a fair settlement. With more than 35 years of experience representing citizens across Madison, is dedicated to getting the compensation you deserve.
Under Wisconsin law, people injured on the job may be entitled to the following benefits:
By law, employees injured on the job may be entitled to:
- Payment of all medical bills related to treatment of work injury
- Payment for medication expenses
- If you are unable to work for more than 3 days following your injury, payment of temporary disability benefits for the time you are unable to work. While you are recovering from your injuries, temporary disability benefits will amount to approximately 2/3 of your normal wage.
- Temporary partial disability benefits for any period when you are able to go back to work but not on a full-time basis. These are a proportionate percentage of the temporary disability benefit.
- Reimbursement for your mileage to and from treatment appointments.
- Compensation, according to the formula set out in the Wisconsin Administrative Code and Statutes, for any permanent disability identified by your doctor
If you’ve been injured at work, contact our team in Madison for a free consultation.