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The Process For A Workers’ Compensation Claim

If you seek workers’ comp benefits to recoup lost wages and health care costs after a serious job injury, attorney Gerald W. Bosch of Bosch Law Firm, can help.

During over 25 years of experience, Mr. Bosch has obtained many successful results for a wide variety of injured worker clients, including numerous six-figure settlements and decisions at the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals. Call him today at 651-333-8300 to arrange a free consultation to discuss your particular situation. Based in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, he serves clients throughout Minnesota.

Experienced Assistance With The Process For A Workers’ Compensation Claim

As your attorney, Gerald W. Bosch is prepared to work hard to safeguard your interests during every phase of the legal process.

As soon as you suffer a workplace injury, seek medical attention and follow these steps to apply for workers’ comp benefits:

1. Notify your employer about the accident and work injury. Your employer should then submit a First Report of Injury to the state.

2. Get your Report of Work Ability (RWA) form, with your doctor’s assistance. It is important to tell your health care provider that your injury is work related. Your doctor should complete an RWA. The timely submission of this form to your employer and its workers’ compensation insurance carrier can affect your access to wage loss benefits.

3. Return to work if able, or ensure your employer has your RWA and wait for the Notice of Insurer’s Primary Liability Determination. This is a form the insurance company files with the state to either accept or deny medical benefits, rehabilitation benefits and wage loss benefits to you. Keep a copy of this form for your record, as it includes the insurance adjuster’s information, your claim number, your compensation rate if you apply, and the reasoning behind the decision. You may choose to challenge the decision.

4. Considering getting legal help. If the insurance company denied your claim, approved it for less than you believe you are entitled to, or you have any other questions or concerns, speak with us. Attorney Gerald W. Bosch can advise you at any point in the process. Your first consultation is free and we provide further legal services strictly on a contingency fee basis. This means you will not owe any attorney’s fees unless your case is won and the benefits you deserve have been obtained. If your own discussions with the workers’ comp insurer are not productive, Mr. Bosch is fully prepared to go to court to protect your right to obtain benefits that reflect your losses.

How Our Experience Benefits You

As a client of Bosch Law Firm, you will receive maximum access to Mr. Bosch’s legal advice and recommendations, answers to your questions and responses to any concerns that could arise.

Mr. Bosch has the experience to tackle any issue that arises in your workers’ comp case. He has handled cases in front of the Minnesota Supreme Court. He has routinely been selected for inclusion in the list of Minnesota Super Lawyers and is AV Preeminent peer review rated* through Martindale-Hubbell — the highest rating.

Contact Us For A Free Consultation

For more information about how we can guide you through the workers’ compensation claims process, schedule a free initial consultation. Call us today at 651-333-8300. You may also contact us online.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.