Settlement for Workers' Compensation
Workers' Compensation Lawyer in Concord
Workers' compensation settlements are voluntary on the part of your
employer and the company's workers' compensation insurer. You
do not need to agree with the proposed settlement, and the insurance company
does not need to agree to settle your claim. You should gain a general
understanding of how much the settlement is worth and what types of benefits
you can receive. One of the primary considerations is whether you have
suffered temporary total disability, permanent partial disability, or
another type of disability.
Speak with the Concord workers' compensation attorney from the firm for legal guidance with this complex process!
Understanding Workers' Compensation Settlements
Generally, you will receive either a lump-sum or structured settlement
agreement. With a lump-sum agreement, you give up certain rights in exchange
for a one-time payment from your employer or the insurance company. Structured
settlements are offered in smaller increments over a period of time. Before
accepting a settlement, you should consider whether it would be beneficial
to allow the claim to proceed to a hearing. Acceptance of a settlement
means that you forfeit your right to future medical treatment for the
injury. If you suspect the need for future medical treatment, you should
Benefits You May Receive
Through your workers' compensation settlement, you should receive payment
for all medical treatments associated with the accident. Whether you had
expenses for hospitalization, physical therapy, or occupational therapy,
you can receive a supplemental benefit package. As a worker in or around
Concord, North Carolina, The Law Offices of Darrin M. Gamradt, P.C. can
help safeguard your right to benefits. If you are the survivor of a worker
who died on the job, you may also be entitled to benefits. With the legal
help of the firm's lawyer, you can potentially receive compensation
for medical care, disfigurement, disability, and rehabilitation.
Contact the firm today to find out what you can expect for your settlement!