Wyoming Workers' Compensation

Wyoming Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

When you’ve been hurt at work it’s critical to ask yourself:

Have you received the best available medical care?
Is your employer and their insurance company being responsive?
Do you have any idea what happens next?

Contact the workers compensation lawyers at Burg Simpson Wyoming by calling 307-527-7891 or fill out our Free Case Evaluation Form HERE so we can help you get back on your feet and back to work as soon as possible.

Our Wyoming Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Work With The Following Cases

WHAT IS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION?

Workers’ compensation—also known as workers’ comp and workman’s comp—is a national program designed to compensate American workers who have been hurt while on the job. For the last four decades, our Burg Simpson Wyoming office has fought hard to help injured Wyoming workers receive just compensation for injuries suffered on the job or during the course of their normal employment.

States began establishing workers’ compensation programs decades ago as a way to safeguard employers and employees alike when on-the-job accidents occur – as they inevitably do. Most of the time, Wyoming workers simply file a workers’ compensation claim after an accident at work leaves them seriously injured. But there’s much more to it than that. The workers’ compensation attorneys at Burg Simpson Wyoming will work with you and guide you through the process.

If you’ve been hurt on the job, it’s crucial that you reach out to the work-related injury lawyers at Burg Simpson Wyoming as quickly as possible. Don’t make the mistake of trying to handle your claim on your own. Call us today at 307-527-7891 or fill out a Free Case Evaluation Form now to learn how we can help you.

WHAT IS YOUR CASE WORTH?

A variety of factors figure into any workers’ compensation case. Damages that can be secured include economic, non-economic, and even punitive damages – and the only way we can offer an accurate determination of your case is to examine it carefully.

It’s also important to know that if we take your case, you pay nothing up front. We work with you on a contingency basis, which mean we don’t get paid anything unless you do. Reach out to us as soon as possible by calling 307-527-7891 so we can make sure you get the compensation you deserve.

Popular Workers’ Comp Myths

Workers’ compensation is much more complicated that it might seem. While workplace injuries – and fatalities – have been falling in Wyoming over the last several years, thousands of employees still get hurt on the job every year. So it’s important to know what NOT to do if you’ve been hurt at work:

  1. Don’t have to report the injury. In Wyoming, you have 72 hours to report your injury to your employer. Failing to do so could jeopardized you chances of getting compensation.
  2. Don’t tell your doctor everything. Report every aspect of the incident to your employer and everything about your injury to your medical provider.
  3. Don’t see your employer’s doctor. You have to see your employer’s designated medical provider unless it’s a life-or-death emergency. Otherwise, you could get stuck with the bill.
  4. You can’t say no to treatment and/or surgery. Actually, that’s something you can say no to. You have every right to get a second opinion and even decline surgery without threatening your claim.
  5. You have to pay whatever the doctor tells you. This isn’t true either. At the time of your initial treatment, you shouldn’t be billed for anything.

Wyoming workers’ compensation law is complicated. Speak with an experienced Wyoming litigation attorney who can fight for your rights. Call us today at 307-527-7891 or fill out a Free Case Evaluation Form now.                                                                 

Burg Simpson Wyoming Is Here to Help

Wyoming workers’ compensation laws are extremely complex, full of technicalities that require potential claimants to follow set procedures and rules while following strict deadlines. All too often, injured employees are left to face the daunting prospect of dealing with their employer’s insurance company and loss adjusters, who are determined to ensure that as much as possible goes their way. Burg Simpson can help. We aim to level the playing field and provide injured workers access to the benefits and compensation you deserve, no matter which the industry you work in. Whether you’re an injured office worker or manual laborer, we can help. Call our Cody Wyoming attorneys at Burg Simpson now at 307-527-7891 or fill out a Free Case Evaluation Form before it’s too late.

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Tom W. Henderson Breaks Down Insurance Policy Details

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Tom W. Henderson Breaks Down Insurance Policy Details

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Burg Simpson Announces its New Website Launch

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 February 20, 2018

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Rights as a Landlord – Business Law – Wyoming Burg Simpson

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Broken Med Mal Statute – Medical Malpractice Lawsuit – Wyoming Burg Simpson

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Wyoming Lawmakers Still Haven’t Fixed The State’s Broken Med Mal Statute

In November 2014, the Supreme Court of Wyoming ruled on what appeared to be a run-of-the-mill medical malpractice lawsuit. What began as a simple question over the statute of limitations for filing such an action would generate a reply that would upend not one, but two, state laws. Strictly speaking, Wyoming law establishes a two-year… Read more »

VIDEO: Michael Burg Interviewed on Ring of Fire TV

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VIDEO: Michael Burg Interviewed on Ring of Fire TV

Burg Simpson’s Michael S. Burg is one of America’s leading lawyers when it comes to representing individuals injured by dangerous and defective medications. In this interview Michael talks to Ring of Fire T.V. host Mike Papantonio about immunity afforded to the makers of generic pharmaceutical drugs and the role of the FDA.

VIDEO: Michael Burg Interviewed on Ring of Fire TV

 April 1, 2013

VIDEO: Michael Burg Interviewed on Ring of Fire TV

Burg Simpson’s Michael S. Burg is one of America’s leading lawyers when it comes to representing individuals injured by dangerous and defective medications. In this interview Michael talks to Ring of Fire T.V. host Mike Papantonio about immunity afforded to the makers of generic pharmaceutical drugs and the role of the FDA.

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