If you been denied Workers’ Compensation benefits, you require an aggressive, knowledgeable attorney working for you. Representing injured employees for almost 20 years, Plains Law Offices, LLP has extensive knowledge and experience with the Wyoming Workers’ Compensation system.
If you have received a Final Determination denying you benefits, or one that you don’t understand, call Plains Law Offices, LLP for a free consultation. A Final Determination denying benefits requires you respond within 15 days, so don’t delay! In most cases, the Workers’ Compensation Division is required to pay for your attorney if you have timely requested a hearing. Failure to timely request a hearing will result in loss of benefits as well as the loss of your right to a lawyer and a hearing. Remember, it is better to request a hearing and later withdraw the request, than to lose your right to a lawyer and hearing.
Understanding Workers' Compensation
Getting injured on the job can be devastating: physically, financially and mentally. Wyoming workers’ compensation benefits are meant to provide medical care, mental health counseling and financial assistance to injured workers. While most cases proceed without incident, occasionally injured workers are denied medical care, psychological treatment, or disability / wage loss benefits.
Wyoming workers’ compensation can be confusing, and failure to understand the procedures can also result in the denial of benefits. We can help if you have a question about your case or benefits. With offices in Sheridan and Cheyenne, help is available throughout the State of Wyoming. Whether you continue to live in-state or have moved out-of-state, the attorney’s at Plains Law Offices have the knowledge and experience to help you understand your case and obtain the benefits you are entitled to.
It is important that you understand the rules, procedures and benefits you are entitled to should you have a workers’ compensation claim. While your caseworker can be very helpful, they don’t always provide the best information for your situation. The Division does have aguide bookthat provides reasonable information for an injured worker. While the guide book with help you to become informed about workers’ compensation, contact a workers’ compensation attorneyif you are uncertain about your case.
The Wyoming State Bar does not certify any lawyer as a specialist or expert. Anyone considering hiring a lawyer should independently investigate the lawyer’s credentials and ability, and not rely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise.
Plains Law Offices, LLP has offices in Sheridan and Cheyenne, Wyoming. We serve clients throughout the State of Wyoming, including: Sheridan, Gillette, Newcastle, Sundance, Buffalo, Douglas, Lusk, Torrington, Powell, Cody, Riverton, Rock Springs, Worland, Lander, Laramie, Casper and Cheyenne.
The firm also serves the following Wyoming counties: Campbell, Sheridan, Johnson, Crook, Weston, Natrona, Laramie, Albany, Platte , Washakie, Niobrara, Park, Sweetwater, Goshen and Fremont