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Workmans Comp Settlements


How To Obtain A Workers Compensation Settlement

In my opinion, our justice system should not be abused by people who are just looking at to make a quick buck. However, there are times when people get injured and really deserve money for their injuries. I know because I was crippled on the job. I would be penniless today if not for my workers compensation settlement.

In my state, the worker’s compensation commission is notoriously pro business. Those who are in charge of the commission avoid giving decent workers compensation settlements whenever they can. I was offered a pittance when a broken machine chopped off my hand. For my troubles, I was only offered $10,000 dollars and an early retirement.

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The commission in charge of the settlement workers compensation in my state refused to even acknowledge the fact that my boss was negligent. After all, the factory I worked for did not have the necessary safety equipment. I had no choice but to hire a lawyer. I was a bit hesitant at first because I did not want the trouble of a lawsuit. However, it seemed like the only way that I had a chance of getting justice. Fortunately, it turned out that I was right. I never would have gotten a decent workers compensation settlement if I had not hired a job injury attorney.

It was a good thing that the juries tend to be pro-worker when I was trying to get a workers compensation settlement through the courts. The average members of a jury probably know what it is like to work under a negligent boss because they are usually taken from the working class. This means that they are more receptive to workers compensation settlement claims.

The opposing lawyers will usually try to scare you into settling out of court. They will argue that they are the best lawyers, which they are. Nevertheless, it is still possible to get a good workers compensation settlement through the courts, even if you are against very good lawyers.

You should not give in to whatever the industry bosses might say because you have a right to a workers compensation settlement for your injury. There is a good chance that you will get a settlement that is more generous than anything you would be offered if you have been wronged and you have a decent attorney. You have to make sure that you get a fair settlement if you choose to settle your claim outside of court.

By: Morgan Hamilton

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3 Responses to “Workmans Comp Settlements”

  1. zara

    what is the most a california wrker can get in a settlment if they been injured to where they can never work agian at age 53 I had surgery and can never work agian from broken disk 3 of them

    November 22nd, 2009 at 7:53 pm
  2. Lori Burgess

    I’m writting this letter on behalf of my older sister Lori Burgess.I wrote a very similar letter on 10/28/09.I prayed i would never have to send another.My sister injured her back and was forced to stop working.She is on workman’s comp.She had to have surgery on her back due to an injury at work.And developed a blood clot in her lung.They gave her some blood thinner in pills and shots and sent her home.That was on 1/4/2010.She has not really seen a doctor scince!!The doctor told her it was very important to keep track of her blood count and get her blood work done.She can not seem to get anyone to do her blood work.She seems to have trouble alot of the time she fills scripts.She is even having trouble getting seen at the ER.Noone wants to touch her because it envolves workmans comp.Im not sure if its her workmans comp.Insurance co.MO Comference Home & Trust Insurance Fund….Or her Workmans comp agent Lue Luke…Or maybe his boss..Not sure ,dont really care who approves what..as long as it getts approve and my sister can get the help she needs.She has a blood clot in her lung due to the surgery she had.And we are not sure if its gone.If the blood thinner is working.Now she is having bad head aches and a few other problems.We are not sure what is going on with her..And that is the problem….Please someone ,anyone make a call..send a fax,write an e-mail..Do what needs to be done to get her better and up on her feet again..I dont want to see her die because she couldnt get workmans comp to aprove medical treatment.She has even tried offering to pay the bill herself and cant do that…Noone will work with her period..her hands are tied till someone approves her treatment..She is currently taking 5mg. of Cumadin twice a day and 100/1ml of Lovenox twice a day threw a shot in her tummy..She is having a hard enough time going threw all this without bneing made to jump threw hoops to get the medical help she needs….Im not sure if any of this is safe..The blood thinner thing sounds kinda fishy..we have lotts of questions and cant even consult a doctor until this is setteled..so you can understand my urgency and disapointment..So if you cant help please send this to someone that can…..Poor Lori has been driving back and forth from doctors in Spingfeild and Rolla and bouncing all over… only to hit a brick wall…and literally be turned away…Please Someone help us…We are getting desperate!!!!
    Lori Burgess’s concerned family
    You can reach us at (573)245-6333 or
    If you can help Lori get seen by a doctor ….You very well may be saving her life!!!Please dont hesitate to call!!!!

    January 12th, 2010 at 9:45 am
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