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Texas Workers’ Compensation: Important Facts You Need to Know

Posted by John J. Kahn, Jr. | May 01, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you or a loved one has been hurt or injured on the job in Houston, contact a work injury lawyer to learn about the options available to you in filing a Workers' Compensation claim. Texas is the only state in the country with unique laws that make it optional for employers to offer Workers' Compensation insurance.

Protect your rights and entitlement to financial and other assistance.
About 80% of all workers in Texas fall under this category.

If your employer offers Workers' Compensation coverage, this is the only remedy the law allows for you to receive benefits
and financial compensation for lost wages, medical bills, medical rehabilitation and loss of income. It is to your best advantage to speak with a Houston lawyer with experience in workplace injury claims.

Many people are unaware that even if they are not a US citizen, they are covered by Workers' Compensation in a Houston work accident. Any injury or time spent out of work qualifies a worker for benefits. This is why you need to contact an experienced Houston lawyer who has handled work injury claims for the best advice to protect your rights.

Texas Workers' Compensation has specific requirements, determined by the type of insurance policy your employer carries
, of which doctor or medical practice you may visit.

It is important that you seek the advice of a local Houston lawyer who can explain to you the steps you must take to seek out care for your injuries

Take Action Now – Contact a Texas Workplace Injury Lawyer

Our team at The Kahn Law Firm focuses on helping injured workers through difficult times. While you focus on your recovery and emotional well being, you should have a lawyer on your side to help handle all of the legal matters that can come with a Houston work accident. Contact us today – 713-226-9900 or toll free 844-301-KAHN.

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