So you were injured at work, qualified for Kansas Work Comp. benefits, received treatment and now you are nearing the end of the process? You probably know you're Work Comp. case is near closing when you have been sent back to work (usually without restrictions), your weekly benefits have ended and/or your next doctor's appointment is several weeks away.
What's next? At your very next appointment the doctor will likely be assessing your disability level. The outcome will be a disability rating. In sum, it will be a determination of what percentage of bodily impairment you will have permanently because of the work injury. This number will then be used to determine what amount of cash you are entitled to, under Kansas Work Comp. law.
How will you know if your disability rating is accurate? It is likely that you won't and the insurance company will offer you no guidance on the matter. Further, if you disagree and take your claim to Kansas Work Comp. court, your opinion alone will not be sufficient cause to adjust your rating. That's why you need an experience Kansas Work Comp. attorney.
If you were injured, at work, in Overland Park, Kansas (or anywhere else across the state)? Call us NOW for your free consultation 913.602.7288.
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