The Medical Benefits Under Workers’ Compensation
If you have been injured at work, you may need extensive medical care for a long period of time. In Texas, claims for reimbursement for medical expenses resulting from workplace accidents generally fall under the workers’ compensation laws. This page provides a brief overview of the medical benefits available through a workers’ compensation claim. You want an experienced Texas Workers’ Compensation Attorney to help you understand what benefits are available and to ensure that you get all the benefits to which you are entitled.
Experienced Texas Medical Benefits Lawyers at Bailey & Galyen
At the law office of Bailey & Galyen, our staff has more than 50 years of combined experience helping people who have been injured on the job. We have a comprehensive understanding of the different types of benefits that are available to injured workers and their families. We will conduct a thorough analysis of your case, identifying the strengths and weaknesses of your claim so that we can take the right steps to protect your interests. We will carefully explain the law and the legal process, as well as your options and chances of success, so that you always know what to expect. In our years in practice, we have successfully helped hundreds of people who have been hurt at work.
Your Medical Benefits in a Workers’ Compensation Claim
When you have been hurt at work in Texas, you are entitled to seek reimbursement for all necessary medical treatment to help you recover from your injury. You have some options with respect to who you select as your treating physician. When you have been hurt at work in Texas, you are entitled to seek reimbursement for all necessary medical treatment to help you recover from your injury. You have some options with respect to who you select as your treating physician. You may choose any doctor who is listed on the Division of Workers’ Compensation’s Approved Doctor List (ADL), found online at www.tdi.texas.gov.
Your treating physician will carefully evaluate your condition to determine which injuries are work-related and which are not. Workers’ compensation insurance will not pay for non-work-related injuries that are treated at the same time as work-related injuries. You can seek treatment immediately, but only treatment through an approved doctor will be reimbursed. You also have the right to request a new treating physician, but must submit your request to the Division office and must choose a replacement from the ADL.
At Bailey & Galyen, we will work closely with you to make certain you receive all the medical benefits you deserve. We will prepare and file all necessary documentation during the process, and will be your advocate in all hearings, including appeals.
Contact the Workers’ Compensation Attorneys at Bailey & Galyen
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