South Jordan Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
Dedicated to Representing Utah Workers in Workplace Accident Claims
When you’re injured on the job, it can be an incredibly overwhelming and frustrating experience, especially if you’re not sure how you to pay for the costs of your injuries and time off work. In the state of Utah, however, businesses with more than one employee are legally required to purchase workers’ compensation insurance (with a few exceptions.) These “no-fault” claims provide Utah employees with benefits after workplace accidents occur.
At Pearson Butler, our South Jordan workers’ compensation attorneys have the experience to help you navigate a workplace accident claim. Whether your employer’s insurer has already denied coverage or not, a skilled workers’ compensation lawyer can advocate for your needs and negotiate with the insurer on your behalf.
For more information about how we can help with your workers’ comp claim in South Jordan, call (801) 683-5813 today or contact us online.
When Is an Injury “Work-Related”?
No matter if you work for the government or a private company in Utah, your employer is required to hold valid workers’ compensation insurance if there is more than one employee on the payroll, including seasonal and temporary workers. Contrary to popular belief, you do not need to show that your employer was negligent or had any “fault” at all in your accident to receive workers’ compensation benefits: You must simply show that your injury was “work-related.”
Almost any on-the-job injury or accident may be classified as work-related under Utah law. To find out if your injuries are eligible for compensation, your employer and their insurer will try to assess whether you were “on the clock” at the time of your accident (even if you are a salaried employee.) For example, while car accidents during your commute will not be covered, you can seek workers’ comp benefits if you were driving to meet with a client at the time of your crash.
What Makes Pearson Butler Different?
While not all workers’ comp claims require legal representation, it’s always a good idea to speak with a lawyer after you first notice your injuries. This will ensure that you have a solid claim and a clear understanding of the challenges you may face. When you work with Pearson Butler, you’ll notice the difference that hiring a compassionate and highly-qualified lawyer can make, both for your initial claim assessment and for any legal representation you need later on.
Backed by over 300 years of combined experience, our diverse team of nearly 40 legal professionals has a strong track record of success in complex workplace accident claims, winning millions for our injured clients. Led by Attorney Phillip Shell, who has over 35 years of experience fighting for Utah workers’ rights, our South Jordan team will leave no stone unturned in creating a personalized case strategy.
Contact our team today at (801) 683-5813 to begin your free consultation with an attorney.