Lexington Workers' Compensation Lawyer Defending the Commonwealth

Our Lexington workers' compensation lawyers are here to represent you if you are injured in a workplace accident. We will fight tirelessly to get you the compensation you deserve. Call today for a no-cost strategy session with our team! 

Lexington Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

Handling Claims for Injured Workers

A serious workplace injury could lead to a complicated workers’ compensation claim. To prepare yourself and your case for anything that could come your way, team up with Kentucky Injury Law Center. We are a local team in Lexington that proudly stands up for workers from all walks of life and who are employed in all sorts of industries.

Dial (270) 423-0023 to get a FREE case evaluation with our Lexington workers' compensation attorneys.

Workers’ Compensation Benefits

The premise of workers’ compensation is that you can get benefits after a workplace accident without worrying about having to prove that you did nothing wrong. This system is contrary to civil injury claims that require you to prove that another party caused your accident and injuries with convincing evidence. In fact, you can admit to causing your workplace accident due to a lapse of judgment without invalidating your claim.

Benefits that you can get through workers’ compensation include:

  • Full medical treatment coverage
  • Disability pay if unable to work
  • Vocational rehabilitation courses
  • Lump-sum settlement for other damages

A “disadvantage” of workers’ compensation in Kentucky is that you can’t sue your employer for additional damages if you get workers’ comp benefits. Your employer’s negligence could be the only cause of your injuries, but you would still be unable to sue them directly. For example, if your employer never installed a handrail for the steps leading up to the office and you fell, then you could get workers’ compensation benefits but not file a premises liability claim.

Death Benefits Through Workers’ Comp

When a workplace accident causes a fatal injury, workers’ compensation can provide for the deceased’s family through death benefits. Typically, death benefits will provide a portion of the deceased’s wages for a set amount of time. Funeral and burial costs can also be provided through death benefits, as well as the cost of final medical care that the deceased received before death.

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    We are hard-working trial lawyers fighting for hard-working Kentuckians, and we understand the importance of fighting to maximize your recovery.

  • We Will Always Keep You Informed

    The legal process can be long and confusing. We will be sure to keep you and your loved ones informed about your case during every step.

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Can an Insurer Deny Your Workers’ Comp Claim?

Even though workers’ compensation is supposed to be a no-fault system that makes it simple to get benefits, insurance companies can and do look for ways to deny a claim. Don’t be shocked if your claim encounters some form of interference from the insurance company. It isn’t personal, they just want to save their profit margins.

Reasons for a workers’ comp claim denial can include:

  • Injury did not happen due to a job-related duty
  • Not enough information was provided when the claim was filed
  • Claim was filed after the statute of limitations
  • Claimant is accused of faking or intentionally causing their injury

Kentucky Injury Law Center has a long history of working on complex personal injury cases. We can use the insight we have gained from our practice experience to readily challenge workers’ comp claim denials, too. We’ll work diligently to make certain you get the coverage and benefits you deserve.

Hard- Working Trial Attorneys Fighting for Hard-Working Kentuckians. 

Let’s Start Your Case Today

Our workers’ compensation attorneys in Lexington are ready to help you start your workers’ compensation claim at any time. We believe in open and clear communication with our clients, so you won’t be left wondering what happened for weeks. It is our goal to wrap up your case as soon as possible to let you get the compensation you need to recover. Want to know more? Call our workers' compensation lawyers in Lexington at (270) 423-0023 today!

  • Accident in Company Truck Settlement $150,000

    J.W. had worked as a truck driver for over 10 years when he was involved in an accident while driving. J.W. thought he would be ok and did not seek immediate attention; however, that turned out not to be the case. He sought medical treatment and even though the insurance carrier paid for some of the medical treatment, it quickly paid its own doctor to state all of J.W.’s symptoms were not related to the accident.

  • Injured Delivery Person

    It started with a call –someone had slammed into the back of our client’s car while the client was on the job. The other driver had tried to pass our client over a solid yellow line because he didn’t see that she was turning. Our client had neck surgery and didn’t know what to do.

  • Settlement for Hydraulic Equipment Injury $150,000

    K.G. injured his neck while working on hydraulic equipment. Initially, the insurance carrier argued that his neck condition was a degenerative condition and that it was not responsible for paying for any medical treatment.

  • Settlement for Utility Lineman Falling on the Job $100,000

    N.W. suffered serious injuries after falling from 20 feet working as a utility lineman. The insurance company paid for N.W.’s medical bills and paid him TTD income benefits when N.W. was released from work, the insurance carrier sent him a settlement offer for $20,000.00 to settle his work compensation claim.

  • Severed Thumb on the Job Settlement $70,000

    Like many injured workers, J.H. thought his employer would take care of him after injury severing part of his thumb while helping the employer is a secondary business. The employer tried to claim that J.H. was not an employee of the secondary business and the insurance company denied giving J.H. any income or medical benefits.

  • Shoulder Injury Settlement $150,000

    A.M. was an employee of a government agency in Louisville. He injured his shoulder at work and was not sure what the next steps were to take as he did not think he could return to his old job.

  • Workers' Compensation for a Police Officer $150,000

    Our client was a 30 year veteran for law enforcement officer whose career ended after a tragic shooting. The officer had worked his way up the chain of command, starting as a patrol officer and ending as a Lieutenant.

  • Workers' Compensation for Traumatic Brain Injury $350,000

    J.P. had been a hard worker all his life. He had worked at his employer for over 26 years, rarely missing a day. However, it only took one day for his life to change when a compressed coil spring got loose and struck him in the head, causing to fall and injure his back as well. J.P. suffered both a traumatic brain injury and traumatic back injury requiring several surgeries.

  • Workers' Compensation Settlement $130,000

    J.D. approached Kentucky Injury Law Center after the insurance denied his claim. JD had previously undergone back surgery but had fully recovered from that surgery when he injured his back while working for his new employer.

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