Are you a truck driver who has been injured on the job? Are you confused about which state’s workers’ compensation laws cover your injury? Are you confident your employer is following the right laws and paying you the full benefits you deserve? If not, keep reading.
Take full advantage of this information and the free e-booklet we offer. Don’t be afraid to give us call – this is complicated. Neither your employer nor your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance company is going to take the time to figure out what is best for you. They will pick what is easiest and cheapest for them.
If you are a truck driver who has been injured on the job, you need the assistance of a lawyer who is experienced and skilled in Nebraska workers’ compensation laws. The workers’ compensation team at Watson & Carroll, P.C., L.L.O., helps injured truck drivers successfully file and secure the benefits they need and deserve to provide for their families, pay their bills, and recover from their injuries.
In most cases, workers’ compensation in Nebraska covers:
- Medical treatment, which includes doctor or hospital visits, diagnostic testing, surgery, medication, medical devices and prosthetics, therapies, and other costs.
- Mileage for travelling to your doctor, physical therapist, pharmacy, or other medical providers related to your injury.
- Lost wages and compensation for permanent injuries.
- Death benefits, which include some funeral expenses and a percentage of weekly compensation to surviving dependents.