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Discover the Legal Options Available to You if Your Loved One is Killed While Working

Discover the Legal Options Available to You if Your Loved One is Killed While WorkingIt's difficult to move on after losing a loved one, but it may feel impossible when you believe their death was caused by someone else's irresponsibility. If a loved one dies at work, you may not be aware of your legal rights. Continue reading to learn what to do if a member of your family has died in a workplace accident, or call The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker for a free legal consultation.

Were you financially reliant on your significant other?

If you were financially reliant on a deceased loved one, you may be eligible for workers' compensation if they died as a result of their job. If you are their spouse, child, or another dependent family member, you may be entitled to receive weekly or lump-sum death benefits. Burial expenses are usually covered by workers' compensation, but only up to a specific amount. Before you start making plans, be sure you know how much it will cost.

If your loved one was killed at work, contact a personal injury attorney.

If a loved one has perished in a working accident, you should call an expert workers' compensation attorney right once. The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker has extensive expertise with wrongful death claims, and we are ready to assist you in determining the best course of action. These are difficult circumstances, and we understand how difficult they are for the remaining family. Call us right now at 800-333-0000 for a free legal consultation.

What to do if you get hurt on the job

If you are critically wounded at work, on the other hand, you may have various possibilities. You might start by filing a workers' compensation claim. Many individuals choose this option since they don't have to show that anybody was at fault and may start collecting benefits right away. They will only be compensated for a fraction of their lost salary, and they will not be compensated for pain and suffering.

The other alternative is to launch a personal injury lawsuit against a negligent third party. For example, if you work in manufacturing and were injured as a result of a malfunctioning piece of machinery, the maker of that machinery may be held liable.

If you'd like to learn more about your legal options, call The Law Offices of Larry H. Parker at 800-333-0000 for a free legal consultation. We'll be ready to assist you as soon as possible.

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