You're a hard worker, dedicated to your job and to your employer. You put everything you have into your work. But sometimes, work takes more from you than it should. If you've been injured on the job, you may have a right to workers' compensation.
Plachta, Murphy & Associates represents clients who have been injured at work and who may be entitled to workers' compensation. Many of the dedicated employees with whom we work are reluctant to file a claim for workers' compensation, not wishing to place a burden on an employer they care about. It's important to understand that your workers' compensation claim is not paid out of your boss's pocket, but from a fund that all employers are required to pay into, in anticipation of injuries just like the one you sustained. We can help you with the process of filing the claim, and appealing any denials, so that all you have to focus on is getting better. We lift the legal burden from your shoulders.
While we handle many Michigan workers' compensation claims, we offer more comprehensive representation than firms that deal only with workers' compensation. Your injury may qualify you for other types of recovery. For instance, if your injury was severe enough to cause permanent disability, you may be entitled to pursue Social Security Disability payments. If your on-the-job injury was not caused by your employer or a co-worker, but by a third party's negligence, you may have the right to pursue recovery from that third party in a personal injury action. This recovery would be in addition to any workers' compensation to which you're entitled.
As a full-service law firm serving West Michigan, we'll sit down with you and review the facts of your situation. We'll discuss with you your rights and the compensation to which you may be entitled, and develop a plan to pursue it. We know that your goal is simply to get back to life as you knew it before your injury. Our goal is to help relieve your legal and financial worries so you can get there.
At Plachta, Murphy & Associates, we offer you not only experienced, powerful advocacy for your legal matter, but the personal support and compassion you need to get through it. If you think you may have a legitimate workers' compensation claim, we invite you to contact Plachta, Murphy & Associates to schedule a consultation with a member of our Workers' Compensation Litigation team to learn more about how we can help you.