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With Numerous Offices For The Convenience Of Our Clients, We Help With Workers’ Compensation Claims

Under the law, employers are supposed to provide workers’ compensation insurance coverage for their employees. After an accident on the job, or a work-related injury or disability, the employer is supposed to facilitate the process by helping the employee apply for the medical treatment and benefits available to them under the workers’ compensation law.

Too often, though, the employer or its insurer tries to downplay the incident and throws up roadblocks that make it difficult for an injured worker to exercise his or her rights. This can make it a challenge for you to recover the workers’ compensation benefits to which you are entitled.

If you have been injured at work, or feel that you have a work-related medical condition that requires medical treatment, follow these simple steps with your workers’ compensation filed claim:

  1. Report the accident or workplace injury immediately to your immediate supervisor and follow up to make sure the incident report is submitted to the appropriate department at your place of work.
  2. Discuss with your employer your right to seek medical treatment for your injury and clarify the rules for receiving the level of treatment to which you are entitled. Remember, medical benefits are typically limited to immediate care by a licensed physician. Do not see a specialist or clinic for the treatment of pain unless you have been formerly referred by your primary care physician.
  3. Collect and keep copies of all accident reports, as well as medical bills and records relative to your injuries.
  4. Follow your doctor’s orders, including prescription medications.
  5. You have the right to change to a different medical provider if you choose to do so. Notify your employer of your intent to find a new doctor before you make any appointments.
  6. Keep your employer fully informed regarding the level of diagnosis and your doctor’s orders regarding remaining off of work or returning to work on a reduced schedule or to lighter job tasks.
  7. Make an appointment with an experienced workers’ compensation attorney. Even if your claim is approved without a problem, you will want to start a legal relationship with an attorney as soon as possible, in the event you need to appeal a denied claim.

Every injury is different, and it can take time for you to recover and return to work. A workers’ comp lawyer can put you in a position to get the care you need, and file a claim for benefits to help you make ends meet after a work-related accident. We have helped many injured employees navigate the complex workers’ compensation claim process.

The Right Lawyer To Help You Get Your Workers’ Comp Claim Approved

If you need to know more about how to file a workers’ compensation claim, we can help you get the answers you need. We work aggressively to help you get your claim through the workers’ compensation process. Call Nicolet Law Accident & Injury Lawyers at 1-855-NICOLET or contact us by email today. For additional information, check out our stories of real results that we’ve achieved for our clients, and view our FAQ page for answers to commonly asked questions regarding workers’ compensation cases.

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SEE HOW NICOLET LAW MAKES A DIFFERENCE IN OUR CLIENTS’ CASES

CAR ACCIDENT

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$50,000.00

CAR ACCIDENT

Result with Nicolet Law 
$1,200,000.00

SEMI-TRUCK ACCIDENT

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$75,000.00

SEMI-TRUCK ACCIDENT

Result with Nicolet Law 
$700,000.00

SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT

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$5,000.00

SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT

Result with Nicolet Law 
$180,000.00

SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT

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$0.00 - denial

SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENT

Result with Nicolet Law 
$159,000.00

DRUNK DRIVING VICTIM

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$0.00

DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENT

Result with Nicolet Law 
$815,000.00

UTV ACCIDENT

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$5,000.00

UTV ACCIDENT

Result with Nicolet Law 
$250,000.00
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12 locations in Wisconsin and Minnesota to serve you

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Wisconsin Locations:

EAU CLAIRE:

402 Graham Ave.
Suite 305
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Phone: 715-226-4155
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HUDSON:

517 2nd Street
Unit #205
Hudson, WI 54016

Phone: 715-226-4155
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LA CROSSE:

119 N 19th St S
La Crosse, WI 54601

Phone: 715-226-4155
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NEW RICHMOND:

1500 Madison Ave.
Suite 220
New Richmond, WI 54017

Phone: 715-226-4155
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RICE LAKE:
337 North Main Street
Rice Lake, WI 54868

Phone: 715-226-4155
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RIVER FALLS
215 S 2nd St #20
River Falls, WI 54022

Phone: 715-226-4155
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SUPERIOR:
1200 Tower Ave.
Superior, WI 54880

Phone: 715-226-4155
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WAUSAU:
408 3rd Street
Suite 303
Wausau, WI 54403

Phone: 715-226-4155
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Minnesota Locations:

DULUTH:
306 West Superior Street,
Suite 606 West
Duluth, MN 55802

Phone: 651-427-3331
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HIBBING:
Howard Court Bldg.
302 Howard Street, Suite 123
Hibbing, MN 55746

Phone: 651-427-3331
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MINNEAPOLIS:
225 South 6th Street
Suite 3900
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Phone: 651-427-3331
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WOODBURY:
724 Bielenberg Drive
Suite 126
Woodbury, MN 55125

Phone: 651-427-3331
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