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Workers' Compensation FAQs

Workers’ compensation is a benefits system that can provide wages and medical care to employees injured on the job or to the surviving dependents if a death should occur. Read our "Worker's Compensation Frequently Asked Questions" for information on how to secure the benefits you deserve if you were injured through a workers' compensation claim. More ›

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What to Do After Being Injured in a Work Vehicle

Have you been injured in a work vehicle? What rights do you have as an injured employee, and what compensation are you entitled to? The boundaries between work and personal life are becoming increasingly blurrier, so it's essential to understand the rights you have if you're injured in a work car accident. 

In this guide, we'll discuss what to do if you're injured in a work vehicle, how to determine who is responsible and what the difference is between workers' comp and a personal injury lawsuit. More ›

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My workers' compensation claim was denied, what now?

For injured workers, having a workers' compensation claim denied can be confusing, frustrating, and maybe even a little bit scary. Fortunately, a denied claim is not the end of the road for workers seeking compensation for injuries sustained in the workplace. Delaware's workers' compensation laws give claimants multiple opportunities to appeal if their claim is denied.

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Why was my workers' compensation claim denied?

People injured on the job in Delaware may be eligible for workers' compensation benefits such as coverage for medical expenses, and temporary partial or total disability payments. However, not all workers' compensation claims are approved. Read on to learn some of the most common reasons insurance companies give for denying workers' compensation claims, as well as how an attorney can help injured workers fight for the benefits they need and deserve. More ›

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What happens to my workers' compensation claim if the company I was working for goes out of business in DE?

An on-the-job injury can temporarily—and sometimes, permanently—put construction workers out of commission. When this happens, workers often rely on workers' compensation benefits to help make ends meet. More ›

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How do I appeal a workers’ compensation decision?

In Delaware, employees who are injured on the job are often entitled to workers' compensation benefits for medical expenses and wages lost by being unable to work during their recovery. However, in some cases, the injured worker's claim may be denied, or the employer and employee may be unable to reach an agreement on what benefits are owed. More ›

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How much time do I have to file for workers' compensation in Delaware?

After being injured on the job or diagnosed with a work-related illness, workers may also face financial challenges such as unexpected medical bills or wages lost by missing work while they recover. Fortunately, Delaware law requires most businesses with employees to carry workers' compensation insurance that offers a wide range of benefits to those injured in the workplace. More ›

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What might prevent me from being able to recover workers’ compensation benefits for a workplace injury?

People who were injured on the job often count on workers' compensation benefits to cover related medical bills and provide temporary total disability payments until they are well enough to return to work. Workers' compensation is a system, created by the Delaware legislature, which has become by law automatically part of your employment contract and provides benefits to workers who are injured while working. Employers with one or more employees are required to carry workers' compensation insurance. The workers' compensation statute prohibits an employer from firing or, in any other manner, discriminating against an employee for filing a claim for benefits. If you were recently injured in an on-the-job accident, here's what you need to know about workers' compensation claims in Delaware.  More ›

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Don’t Face It Alone: Delaware Workers' Compensation Lawyers Can Help Maximizes Benefits

Workers’ compensation benefits exist to protect employees after a workplace injury or illness. More ›

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Delaware Workers Compensation Temporary Total Disability Lawyers

When a Delaware workplace injury or illness leaves an employee unable to work for a specific period of time, temporary total disability benefits can fill the wage gap. More ›

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