What Benefits Are You Entitled to If You Get Injured at Work?

Jul 8, 2024 | Uncategorized

Getting injured at work can be a stressful experience, but knowing what benefits you’re entitled to can help ease the burden. In this video, Geoff McDonald & Associates explain the types of workers’ compensation benefits available and what steps to take to ensure you receive the support you deserve.

By the end of the video, viewers will have a clear understanding of the various workers’ compensation benefits available and the steps to take to ensure they receive the support they need after a workplace injury.

Contact a Virginia Workers’ Compensation Attorney

If you’ve been injured at work and need legal advice on your workers’ compensation benefits, contact Geoff McDonald & Associates at 804-203-0678 for a free consultation. Our experienced attorneys can help you navigate the claims process and ensure you receive the benefits you deserve.

Workers’ Compensation FAQ

  • What is workers’ compensation? Workers’ compensation is a system designed to provide benefits to employees who are injured or become ill due to their jobs, covering medical expenses, lost wages, and rehabilitation costs.
  • What medical expenses does workers’ compensation cover? Workers’ compensation covers all necessary medical treatments related to your injury, including doctor visits, hospital stays, surgeries, medications, and physical therapy.
  • What are wage replacement benefits? Wage replacement benefits compensate you for lost wages while you are unable to work and include temporary total disability (TTD), temporary partial disability (TPD), and permanent partial disability (PPD) benefits.
  • What is vocational rehabilitation? Vocational rehabilitation provides support for retraining or education if you are unable to return to your previous job, including job placement assistance and skill development programs.
  • What are death benefits in workers’ compensation? Death benefits provide financial support to the dependents of a worker who dies as a result of a work-related injury or illness, covering funeral expenses and providing ongoing financial assistance.

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