Kentucky Workers' Compensation Attorney
Are you permanently or temporarily disabled?
Most employers in Kentucky are required to provide employees with insurance coverage in the event of a work-related injury. If you have been injured while at work, you can be protected under workers' compensation laws. These protections entitle you to receive the financial assistance needed to compensate for various medical expenses and loss of wages. If you were injured while at work, do not permanently lose your right to seek the benefits to which you are entitled. Our Kentucky personal injury attorneys work hard to make certain that you receive the highest level of protection available by law.
Our Injury Lawyers Represent Coal Miners in Kentucky
Coal miners are faced with unique challenges every day. By simply going to work day-in and day-out, coal miners put their health and lives in the line of danger. Kirk Law Firm, PLLC has had substantial experience representing injured coal miners throughout Kentucky.
We have a special empathy for injured coal mine workers and have helped miners secure noteworthy settlements through many workers' compensation claims. In fact, our firm was the primary firm to represent many injured victims of the Martin County Coal Slurry Spill. Because we are informed on how the law applies to the coal mining industry, we are uniquely equipped to represent you after a workplace accident in a Kentucky coal mine.
Your Claim Could Be Time-Sensitive
If you are seeking a workers' compensation claim, you must notify your employer of your injury or illness within 120 days. If your claim is denied, then you may have up to 3 years from the date of the injury to file for a Claim Petition and a hearing. Because these claims are time-sensitive, it will be imperative to consult a skilled Kentucky workers' compensation lawyer. We have handled many workers' compensation claims and can help you through every stage of the process swiftly and efficiently.
We work hard so you can get back to working productively!
Contact Kirk Law Firm, PLLC to speak with one of our knowledgeable attorneys! Do not trust your insurance company or the healthcare provider that represents your workplace. More often than not, they will try to force you to settle for compensation that is far less than what you are actually eligible to receive. With our firm at your side, we can help direct you down a path that maximizes your compensation so you can get the proper medical treatment needed to recover quickly.