On Friday morning, a workplace accident resulted in one worker suffering serious injuries. The accident happened at around 11:27 a.m. in Southhampton, New York. According to authorities, the worker suffered serious injuries after a forklift accident. He was airlifted to the hospital and his current condition is unknown. The accident is being investigated to determine the cause.
If you have been injured in a workplace accident you may believe that you do not need an attorney because you have filed a worker’s compensation claim. However, while injured workers in Missouri are provided worker’s compensation benefits that cover their medical expenses, they are only provided with 66.6% of their lost wages. Are you satisfied with only receiving a portion of your salary? It is highly unlikely that anyone would answer yes to that question. While thousands of individuals suffer work-related injuries every year, they often find themselves struggling to make ends meet due to the lack of compensation they receive. If you have been injured in a workplace accident, it is imperative that you consult an experienced worker’s compensation lawyer to fight for the compensation you deserve.
The St. Louis worker’s compensation attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth believe that you should not have to suffer additional damages due to the deficit of the worker’s compensation benefits wage replacement. We will take every step to provide you with the maximum compensation for your damages while communicating fully throughout the process of the case. Contact Meyerkord & Kurth today for a free no-obligation consultation.