If you have been injured on the job, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation for your injuries. In Texas, the workers’ compensation system can be complicated — and your employer may not participate in it. A knowledgeable Dallas workplace injury attorney can evaluate your case and help you pursue a claim against your employer for the injuries you have suffered at work.
What Is Covered By Workers’ Compensation
Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that provides coverage to workers who are inured on the job.
It may provide the following benefits:
- Medical bills for past and future treatment
- Lost wages
- Mental anguish, pain or suffering
These claims are not limited to job-related accidents, such as a forklift running over your foot. It can also cover medical issues from repetitive motions, exposure to toxic chemicals and more. If you believe that you are suffering from a job-related injury, a skilled workplace injury attorney can assess your situation and determine if you have a case.