Workmen’s Compensation

Skilled attorney protecting Indiana workers
When you are injured or become ill at your workplace or a work-related activity, regardless of whether the injury or illness occurred in connection with your job, you may be eligible for workers compensation. You are entitled to workmen’s compensation benefits even in the absence of your employer’s fault or negligence.

David C. Kolbe, Attorney at Law in Claypool is an experienced attorney who has helped workers get fair compensation for injuries and illnesses sustained in the workplace for more than 25 years. He helps workers obtain coverage for their workmen’s compensation claims, including:

  • Compensation for permanent disability
  • Dependents’ recovery for worker’s death
  • Lost wages or salary
  • Rehabilitation expenses
  • Retraining costs

Waiving workmen’s compensation
Accepting workmen’s compensation limits your rights to other remedies against a negligent employer. A personal injury claim can include compensation for general damages and pain and suffering, whereas a workmen’s compensation claim cannot. David C. Kolbe, Attorney at Law is skilled at analyzing whether you should waive your workmen’s compensation claim and seek recovery for negligence in civil court, and if you should also pursue a negligent third party.

Appealing workmen’s compensation decisions
If your workmen’s compensation claim is denied, you have a limited time to appeal the decision. David C. Kolbe, P.C., Attorney at Law can help you successfully maneuver through the complex bureaucratic process of appealing to the Indiana workmen’s compensation board.

Contact an experienced workmen’s compensation attorney.
David C. Kolbe, P.C., Attorney at Law provides assistance to workers in and around Claypool who are filing workmen’s compensation claims or appealing workmen’s compensation denials.

To consult with an experienced workmen’s compensation attorney, call David C. Kolbe, P.C., Attorney at Law today at 574-267-5353 to schedule a free initial consultation, or contact the firm online.