Coram, Montana
5 Hwy 2
Columbia Falls, MT 59912
(406) 892-2193

What Kinds of Cases Do Compensation Lawyers Take On? February 21, 2017

Coram, Flathead
What Kinds of Cases Do Compensation Lawyers Take On?, Coram, Montana

In the most general sense, compensation lawyers represent individuals who are seeking damages in the form of monetary compensation in civil lawsuits. For example, an accident lawyer can be considered a compensation lawyer, as can a workplace injury attorney. In most cases, however, a compensation lawyer helps individuals pursue workers’ compensation following an injury sustained on the job.

If you were hurt at work and want to discuss your options with a skilled attorney, turn to Bothe And Lauridsen in Columbia Falls, MT. Read on to learn more about the kinds of cases a compensation lawyer from their firm takes on:

Workers’ Compensation Cases

compensation lawyersIf you sustain severe injuries at work and apply for workers’ compensation benefits, it does not necessarily mean you will receive them. In fact, it’s common for perfectly valid applications to get denied the first time around. Compensation attorneys help clients apply for benefits and file any appeals as needed if the application gets rejected.

Personal Injury Cases

Recovering from injuries is expensive, even if you have a decent insurance plan. Aside from medical bills, you have to worry about lost wages and pain and suffering. A compensation attorney can help you determine how much in damages you should be seeking and will negotiate on your behalf for a fair settlement.

Wage Discrepancy Cases

Employment law aims to protect employees from unfair practices at work, especially regarding their pay. A compensation attorney can accept a variety of cases that fall under employment law, from those involving discrimination to cases stemming from an unfair dismissal.

The compensation lawyers at Bothe And Lauridsen in Columbia Falls, MT, accept cases relating to all of the above. If you’re having a hard time getting the workers’ compensation benefits you deserve, turn to their firm for quality legal representation. Call (406) 892-2193 to schedule an initial consultation today.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Bothe And Lauridsen
4 Types of Information to Exchange After an Automobile Accident, Coram, Montana
After an automobile accident, the insurance company and your attorney will need several pieces of information from the other driver to efficiently process a claim. If you’ve been more
A Guide to the Types of Injuries That Require a Lawyer, Coram, Montana
When you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence, the other party’s insurer is financially responsible for your damages, including your medical expenses and lost wages. In more
3 Workplace Accidents That Require a Lawyer, Coram, Montana
Workplace accidents can happen anywhere. Even if you have a desk job, you could trip because of an unsecured carpet in the office – or cut yourself on a letter opener. When more
Can I File a Motorcycle Accident Claim If I Was Not Wearing a Helmet?, Coram, Montana
If you get hurt in a motorcycle accident, you have the right to pursue compensation from those liable for the incident. If you were not wearing a helmet, though, you may be more
Can Retirement-Age Employees Qualify for Worker's Compensation Benefits?, Coram, Montana
Most states require every employer to provide worker’s compensation coverage to almost all of their employees, regardless of how long they’ve been with the company or whether they’ more