Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Pain and Suffering?

Pain and Suffering Damages After a Workplace Injury | Hauptman, O'Brien, Wolf and Lathrop

Getting hurt on the job can cause workers a significant amount of pain. Depending on the nature and severity of the injury, workers may suffer physically and psychologically for years or even the rest of their lives. You may have heard about pain and suffering damages in the context of personal injury law. Workers’ compensation […]

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How to Get Workers’ Comp Disability Benefits

Disability Payments Workers' Compensation | Hauptman, O'Brien, Wolf and Lathrop

Workers’ compensation is an extremely important system for protecting workers who are injured on the job. Without workers’ comp, injured workers could lose their source of income, leaving them unable to pay their bills as well as the medical and other expenses associated with a work-related injury. Although workers’ comp is a tremendous safety net, […]

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Nebraska’s Workers’ Compensation Laws

Workers Compensation Lawyers

An injury can happen anywhere. You could rear-end someone on the way to work, slip and fall at the grocery store or break your leg playing sports. Responsibility for these accidents would either be yours or in the grocery store scenario, the negligent store owner. But what if you’re injured at work? Who’s responsible for paying your medical bills […]

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Can I Get Workers’ Comp for a Job-Related Auto Accident?

Workers' Comp for On-the-Job Auto Accidents | Hauptman, O'Brien, Wolf and Lathrop

Thousands of Nebraska workers are injured while on the job every year. These injuries often lead to medical bills, time away from work, and other challenges. For injured workers and their families, workers’ compensation benefits provide a means of paying their bills and providing income while they are healing. This is why most Nebraska employers […]

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