Injured on the Job in Indiana?July 4, 2017
Workers Compensation Board of IndianaNovember 12, 2017
Fort Wayne Indiana Workers Comp Lawyer
David Lutz is the founding attorney of David M. Lutz LLC and focuses his practice on representing injured workers. He has represented thousands of injured workers before the Indiana Worker’s Compensation Board.
When you suffer an on the job injury, not only do you have to deal with your physical injury, but you also have to deal with your employer as well as your employer’s worker’s compensation insurance carrier.
When you are injured on the job, you have certain rights under the Indiana Worker’s Compensation Statute. Your right to compensation including medical care are dictated by the Indiana Worker’s Compensation Statute. When you are injured on the job, you have a claim against your employer for worker’s compensation benefits. Your claim against the employer falls within the exclusive jurisdiction of the Indiana Worker’s Compensation Board. This means that you cannot successful file suit in State Court. You do not have a right to a jury trial. You do not have a claim for pain and suffering as you would have in a regular civil suit involving personal injury.
Initial Consultation with Fort Wayne Attorney at Law
We will schedule an initial consultation with you are no cost. We handle worker’s compensation cases all over the state of Indiana. We have represented injured employees throughout all four corners of the state from Fort Wayne to Evansville, Crown Pointe to Madison. We will either meet with you in person or by telephone. Homes visits and hospital visits are available.
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