Advocating For Injured Workers

Do you know your rights after being injured in the workplace? At The Copeland Law Firm in Columbia, attorney Ernie S. Ueligger will be there to help every step of the way. Work-related accidents need to be handled properly to protect your future. Mr. Ueligger understands the workers' compensation system in Missouri and will guide you through the process of filing a claim.

What To Do After A Workplace Injury

Workers' compensation benefits are essential after an accident that results in an injury. It is important to know what steps to take after an accident to ensure that your rights are protected and your claim is processed appropriately.

Follow the steps below if you have been injured on the job:

  • Report your injury to your employer. Not reporting your injury within 30 days may make you ineligible to receive workers' compensation benefits.
  • Get medical attention and treatment as necessary. Your employer is responsible for providing medical treatment for any injuries related to your workplace accident.
  • File a workers' compensation claim. You may be entitled to benefits that can help pay for your medical care and lost wages. You may also be able to receive temporary total disability, permanent partial disability or permanent total disability benefits depending on the extent of your injuries.

The complex nature of workers' compensation claims should be handled by an experienced lawyer. Mr. Ueligger understands the process and has extensive experience guiding injured workers through the workers' compensation system.

Getting injured while working is scary. Mr. Ueligger understands what you are going through and the challenges you may face. He will help you learn about your options and provide strong representation to protect you now and in the future.

Get The Personal Attention You Need After A Job Site Accident

You do not have to go through this process on your own. A dedicated and compassionate lawyer will be there by your side. If you have been injured at work, do not wait to speak to The Copeland Law Firm about your claim. Call 573-397-5277 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation.