FORT SMITH ATTORNEYS PROVIDE ASSISTANCE WITH WORKERS COMP BENEFITS IN ARKANSAS
Seeking disability benefits for workers suffering injuries and illnesses
When you suffer an injury or condition at work that negatively affects your ability to do your job, an experienced lawyer can help you obtain workers compensation benefits. At the Law Offices of Craig Cook, we provide top-quality service for hard-working people, seeking significant benefits for you. With more than 40 years of combined legal experience, our team understands the workers compensation process and offers you helpful assistance, allowing you to focus on your physical and mental recovery.
What are the different types of workers compensation benefits?
Depending on the injury or illness you suffer, you could be eligible for a variety of workers compensation benefits. Work with an attorney from the Law Offices of Craig Cook to explore your options to receive:
- Medical coverage. These benefits cover a variety of expenses, including hospital fees and any other costs required to identify and treat your condition. Surgeries, medication and doctor visits are all eligible for coverage under your workers compensation. Additionally, any equipment you need — such as wheelchairs or special vehicles — and any therapy you need, such as counseling, acupuncture or pain therapy, also likely falls under the medical coverage category. Most plans do not cover experimental procedures or therapies, however, so be sure that you stick to only accepted medical services.
- Rehabilitation. Physical or emotional therapy is often necessary after a major injury, and many people who receive workers compensation can undergo these types of rehabilitative processes at no cost to them. Rehabilitation benefits also typically cover any retraining or re-evaluation you must undergo to become qualified for a new job.
- Disability. Disability benefits compensate you for any wages or earning capacity you lost as a result of time missed due to your injury or illness. The type of disability and the amount of coverage you receive depends on the severity of your condition and the amount of work time you expect to miss.
- Wrongful death. If a loved one passes away as a result of injuries or illnesses sustained on the job, there are a variety of expenses workers compensation insurance covers.
Contact an Arkansas or Oklahoma workers compensation lawyer today
Call the Law Offices of Craig Cook today at 479-222-1705 or contact us online to arrange a free consultation at any of our three convenient locations. We provide flexible office hours to better serve you. Place your faith in our knowledge and experience — we keep you at ease with our services throughout the process and ensure you have a smooth road to recovery.