Contesting a Compensation Claim or Award
After suffering a work-related injury, some people may feel they were not awarded enough damages by the worker’s compensation insurance company. In this case, the victim may need to contest the amount in order to seek a greater reward. In contrast, sometimes an employee may file a fraudulent claim that needs to be challenged.
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- » What is Worker's Compensation?
- » Specific Injuries and Worker's Compensation
- » How Different Industries Handle Worker's Compensation
- » Workers Compensation for Employees On Break or Not On-Site
- » Employers Responsibilities Pertaining to Worker's Compensation
- ⇒ Contesting a Compensation Claim or Award
Employee workers’ compensation fraud can take various forms, such as faking or exaggerating an injury, claiming an injury not on the job, or asserting a preexisting injury. Employers can challenge employee workers’ compensation fraud.Read more
Workers’ compensation claims are processed through a company that has a package purchased to take the place of other plans when an employee becomes injured while working for a company. However, it is possible that a claim may be denied.Read more
Workers’ compensation awards usually end a claim and the injured is able to recover and become whole after the incident. However, sometimes, the initial award is not enough cover all expenses and medical bills, and the victim needs to contest the amount to seek a greater award.Read more
Suing the employer when harmed in an incident while at the jobsite or working for the company is often not possible when a workers’ compensation package exists. However, it is possible to sue the owner, manager or supervisor when certain factors exist after an employee has been injured.Read more