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Step by step through the workers’ compensation process

On Behalf of | Apr 28, 2018 | Firm News, workers' compensation

When Cincinnati residents suffer an injury at work, it can be a difficult problem to overcome. Injured individuals may worry that they won’t be able to earn an income while they are recovering, and they might also be worried about their relationship with their employer. But, fortunately, the workers’ compensation system is in place in Ohio to help these injured workers.

However, the problem that many people may encounter is that the workers’ compensation system is a highly detailed, step-by-step process. Injured workers will need to immediately notify their employer about the injury, and then seek medical treatment as soon as possible. From there, the application process for workers’ compensation can begin.

This is the step of the process that often trips people up. Oftentimes, injured workers can become quickly frustrated if they don’t understand the intricacies of the application process. That is why many Cincinnati residents will find it helpful to get more information about the process and their options.

Legal representation is even more important if or when problems arise, and the injured must go to hearings to fight for the benefits they deserve.

At the Law Offices of Arnold S. Levine, we do our best to help Ohio residents who have suffered an on-the-job injury and need to apply for workers’ compensation benefits. With the right information, potential applicants can evaluate how much they are supposed to receive and determine whether or not they need to take further action besides just applying for workers’ compensation benefits. For more information about how our law firm might be able to help in your situation, please visit our website.