There is sometimes confusion surrounding workers’ compensation cases because the rules are different than with a car collision case.

Workers’ compensation is basically just a type of insurance that covers work injuries.

Workers’ compensation provides three basic benefits:

  1. Weekly income benefits
  2. Medical benefits;
  3. Disability benefits

Notice that I did not say “pain and suffering”, that’s because workers’ compensation does not cover pain and suffering. This is one of the biggest differences between workers’ compensation and personal injury. For example, my client Sally slipped and fell and work and her knees were aching for months. When it came to explain the value of her case, she kept asking me “Well what about all that pain I was for months?” Sadly, all I could tell her is that workers’ compensation does not cover pain and suffering. If you have been injured at work and you are wondering exactly what your rights are and what you should do next, call The JSB Law Firm. We can,Steele & Booth#Workers Compensation