Every day, most of us get in the car to drop kids at school, go to work or run errands. But sometimes, that simple task ends in car accidents that leave us injured and unable to work. The recovery time, the pain, the time off work and worrying about bills can leave you confused about what steps to take next and how to move forward. It isn’t easy and it can impact your life in a big way. And, if you are like most people, you are also trying to navigate the insurance claims system – which isn’t something that is taught in school and can be tricky, frustrating and confusing. So, if you were hurt due to someone else’s negligence, you might be wondering if you need to file a claim. Ohio has personal injury laws that will help you get the financial compensation you need and deserve, but how soon do you need to file?
If you’ve been hurt at work, you are likely dealing with a lot: Pain, time off the job, stress about bills. And if you are like most people, you might be wondering if you need to file a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury claim. There is a difference and knowing – and understanding – how to proceed can make a big difference. So, what is the difference between workers’ compensation claims and personal injury claims? Our legal experts will explain.