Delaware Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
Representing Injured Workers on the Eastern Shore of Maryland
Workers’ compensation benefits cover individuals who are injured on the job or suffer a work-related illness. You must notify your employer, file a claim, and follow the requirements of the law where you live. If you need the help of a workers’ compensation attorneys in Delaware or the Eastern Shore of Maryland, call Whitehead Law. We are licensed to practice law in both Delaware and Maryland, and we operate on a contingency fee, meaning you pay nothing unless you win a settlement.
Workers’ Compensation in Delaware
Each state has set its own laws, requirements, and benefits under workers’ compensation. In order to qualify for benefits, your employer must carry workers’ compensation insurance, as required by law, and your injury or illness must be work-related. A Delaware workers’ compensation lawyer from our firm can explain your rights under the law and help you secure the benefits you deserve.
Workers’ compensation benefits include:
- Medical treatment
- Lost wages
- Vocational rehabilitation
- Temporary disability payments
- Permanent disability
- Death benefits for surviving family
In addition to the above benefits, Delaware has scheduled loss benefits for certain disabilities, such an amputation, disfigurement, or permanent loss of use of a body part. Our Delaware personal injury attorneys can explain how workers’ compensation benefits are calculated and make sure you are getting the benefits you deserve.
Legal Representation in Maryland
Maryland law requires that employers carry workers’ compensation insurance to cover all regular payroll employees. Like Delaware, Maryland offers benefits for medical costs, lost wages, temporary and permanent disability, and death benefits, although the amounts may differ between states. We can explain Maryland workers’ compensation law as it pertains to your situation.
If you have been injured on the job, call (302) 663-7975 for a free consultation.
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