Omaha Workers Compensation Attorney

What is Workers’ Compensation?

The Workers’ Compensation Act in Nebraska is designed to provide benefits to employees who sustain injury by accident or occupational disease arising out of and in the course of their employment, and who are not willfully negligent at the time of the injury. The Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Act is the exclusive remedy for Nebraska employees, and the benefits available to you are set by law.

What Benefits am I Eligible For?

If you get hurt on the job, your employer is required to pay you workers’ compensation benefits. However, it is YOUR responsibility to show that you were working at the time of the injury or illness and that the injury or illness was caused by work. If those requirements are met, you may be entitled to:

Industries With Workers’ Comp

Workers compensation claims are more common in some industries than others. Some of the most common jobs with workers compensation are in the following industries.

Frequently Asked Questions

About Jeff

Jeffrey F Putnam is a personal injury attorney and workers compensation attorney located in Omaha, Nebraska. If you have head, neck, or back injuries from your job or an auto accident, call today.

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