We are often asked about how Workers’ Compensation benefits are calculated. The answer to that question can be very complicated and really should be done on a case by case basis by an experienced Workers’ Compensation lawyer. However we can talk in general terms about how this is done. First we’ll talk about the calculation of Temporary Disability benefits.
Many of our clients ask us about “subrogation claims” that are being made in their cases. A subrogation claim happens when somebody other than the defendant’s insurance company makes payments for things like medical bills in you case.
We hear a lot of questions about settlements in Workers’ Compensation cases. If you are thinking about a settlement in your case here on some things you know.
People will often ask us if their workers’ compensation case will have to go to court. That’s a question that will have to be answered on a case by case basis. Often times we are able to accumulate the evidence necessary to convince the employer or insurance company to voluntarily pay the workers’ comp benefits that are due.
I’m going to talk about Permanent Disability Benefits in Nebraska Workers’ Compensation cases. These are the benefits which are paid to compensate the injured worker for any permanent physical impairment that results from an accident at work.