Whatever type of work you engage in for a living, you have the right to expect that your workplace will be safe and healthy. This means that all reasonable and required safety precautions are taken and the area is free from anything that could cause you injury or illness. If, in the course of performing your job, you become the victim of an illness or an accident, you may be entitled to compensation for any expenses that result from the incident. Becoming a victim while just performing your job can be a very stressful experience. Above and beyond the pain and suffering, you’ll be concerned about when and whether you can return to work, how your bills will be paid in the meantime, how much time you will lose during your recuperation, and how you’ll deal with your medical expenses. Those concerns are why there are worker’s compensation laws. Those laws were put into place to make certain that you are adequately compensated for your injuries and their related expenses should you become injured in the performance of your work-related activities. Make no mistake; this compensation is not a gift from your employer, but a protection you are entitled to under the law. To avail yourself of these protections you will need an experienced Las Vegas Worker’s Compensation Attorney to help guide you through some of the intricacies of this area of law. Your attorney will take care of protecting your rights so that you can concentrate your efforts on recuperating.
Your legal representative will work diligently to see that you are fairly and adequately compensated for your injuries. This may include items other than just your immediate medical expenses in the event that your injuries are long-term. This will include compensation for physical therapy, occupational therapy, any special medical equipment you may need, and even long-term caregivers. If you are unable to return to work, you will need to be compensated for that as well.
A skilled Las Vegas Worker’s Compensation Attorney can see that your rights are protected and that you are given all of the compensation that you are entitled to. Justice is for everyone and to be subject to serious illness or injury just because you showed up for your job is not acceptable. If you are in need of legal assistance, Brian D. Nettles Law Offices will use all of their resources in handling your case.