At the offices of Attorney Matt Matthews, we will make sure you get all of the workers' compensation benefits you deserve. We use experts trained to evaluate vocational and psychological issues in order to review your case to make sure you get the compensation that you are entitled to. If you have an additional claim against someone who caused your injury or against the maker of a defective product, we can help. Call us right away to protect your rights.
Workplace Accidents & Work-Related Injuries
Alabama is experiencing tremendous growth in manufacturing as several automobile manufacturers and their various suppliers and support businesses have moved into the state. Attorney Matt Matthews handles cases in Montgomery, Tuskegee, Selma, Wetumpka, Prattville, Troy, and Auburn and throughout the state of Alabama. Our lawyers have represented a wide range of injured workers, including construction workers, truck drivers, warehouse and industrial workers, health care employees, and law enforcement and rescue personnel. We have handled a wide range of work injury claims, including:
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Alabama workers' compensation provides free medical coverage for all medical treatment related to your injury, including emergency room care, doctor visits, medications and medical equipment, therapy and surgery, and other reasonable and necessary care. We can step in if you encounter any problems with your medical benefits such as denial of specific treatment or pressure to return to work.
Workers' comp also provides wage loss benefits to replace your income if you are unable to return to work while you heal. We make sure that your benefits are calculated correctly, and we can intervene if the employer or insurance company tries to terminate your benefits.
You may also be entitled to compensation for a permanent disability or impairment. We have the knowledge and experience to make sure you get the most from your claim.
We can help family members obtain survivor benefits (death benefits) for a work-related fatality.
If your injury was the result of another party's negligence, you may have an additional third-party personal injury case against a subcontractor, property owner, utility company or automobile driver who caused your injury. We have the knowledge and experience to pursue any third-party lawsuits arising from a work-related injury. Let us help you determine what rights you have.
If You Get Hurt At Work And They Terminate Your Employment, We Can Help You
If you are wrongfully terminated from your job for having made a workers’ compensation claim against your employer, the law provides a remedy. It is against the law for your employer to fire you if it is because of an injury you received while at work. However, attorney Matt Matthews regularly represents Alabama workers who get hurt at work and then are terminated from their employment. The reasons vary for the dismissal however many people know that they will fire you due to the work place injury. Many times the employer will trump up a reason for terminating you after you have a workers’ compensation claim. If you have lost your job because you were injured at work, please call us to protect your income, your livelihood and to make sure that your employer will be responsible for their illegal termination of you from your job. We will hold your employer responsible if they fire you if it is because of your workplace injury. Let attorney Matt Matthews evaluate your termination to determine whether your rights have been violated.