Helping You Secure Workers’ Compensation Benefits
Although Kentucky’s workers’ compensation laws were designed to protect injured employees’ rights, it isn’t easy for the everyday worker to use these laws and navigate the workers’ compensation system. There are specific guidelines that need to be followed and documents that need to be submitted. If you make a mistake, you could put your compensation at risk.
Our team at Thomas Rouse Law can guide you through all steps of the workers’ compensation process, from applications to appeals. Our attorney has over 40 years’ experience with Kentucky’s legal system, so he knows every nuance of how it operates. You can depend on him to identify the most efficient approach to securing the benefits that you deserve.
How We Can Help
Working with our legal team can help you avoid pitfalls that can delay your benefits or withhold them all together. We can make a positive difference in your case by:
- Identifying the types of documents that you will need to include in your application
- Building a strong claim
- Helping you complete your application and submit it to the correct agency
- Determining whether the settlement amount you are offered is fair
- Presenting an effective argument during your appeal if your claim is denied
Many injured workers have lost access to substantial benefits because they missed deadlines or did not include the correct information in an application. Tom Rouse has a vast understanding of the laws and procedures that are designed to assist those hurt at work. He will leverage this insight for your benefit.
With his assistance, you may be entitled to receive compensation for:
- Medical bills arising from your injuries
- Lost wages
- Rehabilitation expenses
- Costs for retraining if your injuries prevent you from returning to your job
If you believe that your injuries were caused by a negligent third party, such as a contractor, or your employer, Mr. Rouse will be able to evaluate your situation and determine an appropriate course of action to take. When you retain us, we will explore all options available to you before we make our recommendations.
Before you sign any agreement, connect with us. Getting sound legal counsel can make a difference in the results you receive.