Have a team of skilled Louisville workers' compensation attorneys on your side
Louisville Workers' Compensation Attorneys
Being injured at work can be devastating for Kentucky workers and their families. Not only are you dealing with an injury, and the pain and treatment you have to undergo, but now you cannot work and need to pay for medical bills, housing and food for your family.
This can be a confusing and scary time for Kentucky families. But having the right workers’ compensation litigation team on your side is the surest way to protect you. Your lawyer will fight for your rights under Kentucky’s workers’ compensation laws.
Employers and their insurance companies may not play fair with injured employees. Your employer and its workers’ compensation insurance company will have a team of lawyers, adjusters and private investigators working to make sure they pay you as little as possible. You should have a team of highly trained and highly skilled Kentucky workers’ compensation lawyers on your side.
The attorneys at Hessig & Pohl will aggressively represent you from the initial phone call, to investigating the accident, to making sure you are paid the benefits that you deserve.
Rick comes from an investigative background and he brings that valuable experience to his law firm clients. Call Rick for your legal needs in the greater Louisville area.
We will support you through your workers' compensation claim
We explain to you the work injury laws in Kentucky and the types of benefits you deserve
We gather documentation, such as accident and injury reports from your employer, medical records and witness statements
We calculate how much your wage benefits should be and explain how the amount is calculated
We determine whether you are owed lost wages, and how much, and the interest on past due wages
We prepare you to testify at hearings, if necessary, along with any witnesses required to prove your claim
We hire and take the depositions of medical experts to prove your disability is related to a work injury
We ensure all of your work-related medical bills are paid, including money for future treatment
We negotiate with the insurance company for a fair settlement to ensure you are compensated
We help ensure you & your family will be taken care of in the future, if your disability is permanent
Employers are also responsible for all medical expenses related to the injury, such as bills for hospital emergency rooms, doctor’s office visits, MRIs, surgeries, prescriptions, travel expenses to go to medical appointments, physical therapy, durable medical equipment, steroid injections and rehabilitative treatment.
Kentucky also provides for vocational rehabilitation training if the employee can no longer perform the pre-injury job.
Common work related injuries include
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Kentucky Workers' Compensation Lawyers
If you are injured at work, contact the workers’ compensation lawyers at Hessig & Pohl. We have helped hundreds of injured workers get the benefits they deserve. There is no downside to contacting us to help you with your work injury claim. The initial consultation is free.