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Covering medical costs with workers’ compensation

On Behalf of | Aug 17, 2018 | Workers' Compensation |

You were going about your day just like every other day, then it happened. While at work, you suffered an injury for which you required medical care. This could be an injury resulting from a one-time accident or it could be the result of repetitive movements you make every day. The burden of paying for your medical care is weighing heavily on your mind. Thankfully, whether you reside in Oklahoma or elsewhere, you may be entitled to access workers’ compensation benefits in order to cover the costs of your medical care.

Workers’ compensation benefits are not available to everyone. There are select employers who are not required to offer this type of insurance coverage to their employees. The vast majority of employers in the state do have workers’ comp insurance, though. This may be good news for you if you suffer an injury while on the job.

If your employer offers workers’ compensation benefits, accessing coverage to pay for your medical care may feel like pulling teeth. Yes, the insurance is there, but you may have to jump through hoops to get your claim paid. This is where legal counsel can help. To learn how an attorney can prove valuable to your workers’ comp case, please visit our firm’s website.

Workers’ compensation benefits are supposed to be there for you when you need them. They are supposed to cover your cost of treatment. The burden of paying to treat a work injury should not be placed solely on your shoulders. An experienced workers’ compensation attorney can assist you and other Oklahoma residents like you in seeking fair and full coverage for covered losses.