On-The-Job Death Claims Law Firm
According to the studies carried out by Occupational Safety and Health Administration in the U.S, over 4,600 employees are killed while doing their jobs in a typical year. On-the-job deaths are devastating, especially for the loved ones left behind. Also, the breadwinner`s death can have a significant financial effect on the stability of the affected family. That is when you need to hire an experienced death claims attorney.
In most instances, the workers’ compensation systems in some regions provide some limited death benefits to all survivors of employees killed in accidents that occur on-the-job.
At our law firm, we know that workers` compensation typically covers just a smaller percentage of the entire losses after a deadly on-the-job accident. That is why we are here to thoroughly investigate any workplace accidents with the aim of finding the responsible parties, and potential compensation sources.
Indeed, all survivors of the workers who die as a result of on-the-job accidents have a right to recover any damages from negligent property owners, manufacturers, insurance firms, and any other company that contributed to the accidents. The workers` compensation laws don`t protect these businesses and individuals, and many other non-employers. Therefore, it means that they can be required to pay some compensation in wrongful death lawsuits in case their carelessness contributed to the accident.
As the top professionals in the legal industry, we are devoted to examining all cases of our clients and identify the potential recovery sources. Our experienced lawyers have been helping all injured workers & their loved ones for many years. Give Bobe & Snell a call now, and be sure to get the best legal services.
Compensation Types Available For Death Claims
After a job-related wrongful death, two approaches which can provide compensation and benefits to the family members who survived are available. The options include filing wrongful death lawsuits or making workers` compensation death claims.
The workers` compensation benefits need to be available for all work-related deaths. In case an employee was killed while carrying out his or her job responsibilities, then the surviving family members can get death benefits from workers` compensation insurance company with just narrow exceptions. The compensation benefits can include ongoing income payments to their dependents, and coverage of all funeral expenses.
Pursuing Compensation After An On-The-Job Fatality
The process of getting the compensation benefits should be simple. However, insurance firms and employers sometimes can fail to follow the laws that protect their workers. In such as situation, obtaining the compensation benefits for death claims will become more complicated, particularly if one is denied the first claim. Because of that, an individual should make sure that he or she has a legal expert who is representing him or her to get the benefits that they deserve.
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