Georgetown, Delaware Workers' Compensation Lawyers
Georgetown, DE 19947-3177
Liz is a member of the Delaware Trial Lawyers Association, where she serves on the Board of Governors. Liz’s practice areas include personal injury litigation, worker’s compensation and other toxic torts including environmental litigation.
Smyrna, DE 19977
Widener University Delaware School of Law
Bill was admitted to the Pennsylvania Bar in 2004 and...
Reneta is a Delaware girl – born and bred. Born in Seaford and raised on a farm in Greenwood, she only left Delaware briefly to obtain her collegiate and professional degrees. After graduating high school from Milford High School, Reneta attended The College of William and...
Prior to joining Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty, Joel worked for a regional defense law firm where he represented insurance companies. As a result, Joel is aware of how insurance companies attempt to diminish the value of injury claims and can effectively advise his clients to achieve the...
Rachel is an attorney at Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty practicing in the areas of personal injury and workers' compensation. Rachel was born in Annapolis, Maryland. She attended Iowa State University, obtaining her B.A. in 2003 in Political Science and International Studies. She studied law at Penn State's Dickinson School of law where she served as an Editor on the yearbook of Arbitration and Mediation. Ms. Allen received her J.D. in 2010 and was admitted to the bar of the State of Delaware in March 2011.
Rachel served as a Certified Legal Intern with the Penn State Family Law Clinic in 2009...
While in law school, Samuel served as judicial extern to the Honorable Joseph J. Farnan, Jr., in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. He gained valuable experience researching and writing court opinions on civil rights and employment law matters.
After law school, Samuel completed a...
P.O. Box 1568
Wilmington, DE 19899
Villanova University School of Law
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Injured on the job?
The workers' compensation system attempts to streamline the process for handling work-related injuries and illnesses, such as a loss of limb, back injury, or repetitive strain injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome. The system generally provides fixed remedies to employees suffering from work-related injuries without requiring the employee to prove fault, thereby minimizing the need for litigation and its associated costs. Benefits from workers' compensation insurance may include medical care, temporary disability benefits, permanent disability benefits, vocational rehabilitation, and death benefits.
The workers' compensation system is typically an alternative to filing a civil lawsuit for a personal injury claim, and in most cases, you may not pursue both avenues for compensation for an injury.
A workers' compensation lawyer can help you navigate the workers' compensation system to get the full benefits to which you are entitled. If your injury was caused by someone or something not covered by your employer's workers' compensation insurance, a workers' compensation attorney can help you file a third-party claim so that you get the compensation you deserve.
Sometimes workers' compensation attorneys also handle matters in personal injury or employment law. However, some attorneys also handle workers' compensation matters exclusively.
Cumulative injury: The career total of an employee's job-related injuries resulting in disabilities.
Third-party claim: A legal claim by an employee against a party who is not the employer and whose negligence caused injury during or in the course of employment.
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