In general, when you are hurt on the job in Arkansas your employer and their insurance company is required to pay your medical bills, your lost wages, compensate you for any permanent injury, and either retrain you or pay you if you are unable to return to your previous job.
In theory, if you get hurt on the job your employer and their Workers’ Compensation insurance company will take care of you. This means that they will pay all of the following:
In reality, our more than twenty years of experience in workers' compensation has shown us that insurance companies often do not pay the money and benefits to which injured workers are entitled. We have seen insurance companies refuse to pay for medical procedures recommended by a client’s treating physician as well as procedures recommended by the physicians the insurance companies have forced our clients to see. Time and time again, we see insurance companies do what is best for them and not what is best for the injured worker.
At Wren Law Firm, we believe that every injury in the workplace should be reviewed by our team. It is incredibly important workers to reach out as soon as possible after an injury to understand their options. As a general rule, workers who have suffered relatively minor injuries from which they will recover without any permanent injuries can handle their claim without the assistance of our team. However, serious injuries that cause missed days at work, extended recovery time and rehab, or those that cause permanent injury should be handled by a legal professional. Small mistakes and oversights made by injured workers and families can reduce or eliminate the benefits they may be entitled.
Wren Law Firm only gets paid if we receive a lump sum settlement on your behalf. In essence, if we do not get you a lump sum settlement, you do not owe us anything. Any fee we are awarded must be approved by an Administrative Law Judge. This risk-free approach is our way of assuring our clients they are receiving the highest level of care during their case.
At Wren Law Firm, it is our goal to handle your claim and make sure you can focus on recovery. When insurance companies do not wish to cooperate and pay you what you are entitled, we will fight for our clients rights to: