Dallas Law Firm Helps Texans Pursue Workers Comp Claims
Counseling employees who have been injured at work
In Texas, workers compensation is a state-regulated insurance program that provides compensation for medical costs and lost income to employees who have suffered work-related injuries or illnesses. Texas employers aren’t required to carry workers’ comp coverage for their employees, but they are required to notify you if they don’t.
If you have been injured at work or contracted a job-related illness, you should consult a lawyer who can guide you through the process of obtaining compensation. The attorneys at Matt Lewis Law, P.C. are experienced in all phases of the Texas workers compensation process.
Handling all aspects of workers comp claims in Texas
Your injuries may be covered by workers’ comp if you were hurt at work. Workers compensation insurance is meant to provide employees with money for medical costs and lost income after a job-related injury or illness. In Texas, companies are not required subscribe to workers comp insurance.
The Division of Workers Compensation (DWC) of the Texas Department of Insurance administers the claims process, which can be complicated. Our attorneys are experienced at filing clients’ claims as well as navigating other aspects of the process, including:
We also defend claimants against insurance company appeals. Matthew B. Lewis is certified as a workers compensation attorney by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He practices in all areas of Texas work injury law.
Texas provides important benefits to some injured workers
Not all companies subscribe to workers compensation insurance. If you are injured while working for a non-subscriber, you may have legal options under Texas personal injury law. If you are hurt or fall ill while working for a company that is insured, you may be entitled to:
- Income benefits — Through the program, you may receive supplemental income to replace wages lost during your job-related injury or illness.
- Medical benefits — Texas workers comp insurance pays for necessary medical treatment after a work-related injury or illness.
- Burial benefits — The funeral expenses of a family member killed on the job may be reimbursed under this program.
- Death benefits — The family of someone who dies as a result of a work-related injury or illness may receive compensation for lost family income.
Speak to our attorneys about the Texas Workers Comp claims process to understand more about the options available to you.
Contact us for a free consultation about workers comp claims
You may have legal options after a workplace injury, regardless of whether your company carries workers comp insurance. The attorneys at Matt Lewis Law, P.C. understand the uncertainty many people feel after a work injury. We ease the process. Contact us at 972-961-4467 or online for a free initial consultation.