Missoula Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
Montana Work Comp Solutions maintains an office in Missoula, Montana, to serve Missoula’s injured workers, western Montana and the Bitterroot area.
Located on Missoula’s west side, at 2809 Connery Way, Montana Work Comp Solutions provides an experienced Missoula workers’ compensation attorney to help guide you through Montana’s workers’ compensation system.
Montana Workers’ Compensation
The Montana Workers’ Compensation Act is intended to be simple so that injured workers do not need to rely upon lawyers. But the system is anything but simple.
Over the years, the work comp law has been changed several times by the Montana legislature. At the same time, the Montana Workers’ Compensation Court and the Montana Supreme Court have issued decisions that interpret those laws.
The result is a very confusing system that can overwhelm an injured worker – especially if you are dealing with a serious injury such as a herniated disc or a traumatic head injury. It is essential that if you are an injured worker in Missoula, you take advantage of a Missoula workers’ compensation lawyer’s knowledge.
Medical Treatment for work-related injuries in Missoula
Missoula is fortunate to have a large variety of medical specialists available to treat your work-related injury. Whether you have a nerve injury, a fractured bone, or develop a chronic pain condition, there are medical providers of nearly every type available at Community Medical or Providence hospitals.
There are also several urgent care facilities in Missoula. If you are seen at an urgent care facility or in the emergency room, you will most likely be referred to a specialist or possibly back to your family physician for future care.
Montana Workers’ Compensation Benefits
After suffering a serious injury, it can be difficult to get back on your feet. Between costly medical bills and time spent away from work, it may seem nearly impossible to stay afloat.
This is not a battle you have to fight on by yourself. With the help of a Missoula workers’ compensation attorney from Montana Work Comp Solutions, you can find out what benefits should be paid and get fair compensation for your work injury.
Benefits under the Montana Workers’ Compensation Act include disability (wage loss) benefits such as temporary partial or temporary total disability while you are healing.
After you reach a plateau in your healing, you may be eligible for permanent partial disability benefits. If an extreme injury leaves you severely restricted, you may qualify for permanent total disability.
Medical benefits are intended to get you to maximum medical improvement but may also extend beyond that time as well. The time period for getting medical benefits also depends on your date of injury.
You can download our FREE Hurt at Work booklet from our resource page for more information.
Fees for a Missoula Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
Attorney fees for representing injured workers is regulated by the Montana Department of Labor and Industry. A Missoula workers’ compensation attorney will handle the matter on a contingent fee, meaning that the attorney collects a percentage (usually 20%) of the benefits the attorney obtains on your behalf.
You can meet with a Missoula workers’ compensation attorney for a free consultation. Just call 888-779-1898 to schedule a time for a free initial consultation or submit a free case evaluation form online. Our phones are answered 24/7 to schedule appointments and discuss any concerns you have.