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Federal Worker’s Compensation Assistance for El Paso

A worker’s compensation lawyer from El Paso can can assist injured workers in various ways, engaging in pursuing compensation and settlement for victims under the proper statute and appropriate methods. For instance, an El Paso worker’s compensation attorney can help ensure that federal government employees who’ve been injured or have aggravated a previously existing condition on the job can recover under federal law.

The federal worker’s compensation program under federal law provides compensation to injured federal government workers, such as postal service workers, after they’ve suffered harm on the job while they are employed with the federal government and it is administered by the Department of Labor. The Department of Labor also administers the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, abbreviated as LHWCA, which provides compensation to longshoremen and other workers in the case that they’ve experienced an injury or developed a condition while on the job. If you are an El Paso County resident employed by the federal government and you have suffered a work setting injury, you should contact an El Paso work accident lawyer to discuss your rights today.

The U.S. Department of Labor claims office serving the El Paso area is located at:

U.S. Department of Labor, OWCP
525 South Griffin Street, Room 407
Dallas, TX 75202
(972) 850-2409

Workforce Solutions
300 E Main Street
El Paso, TX 79901-1372
(915) 313-3000 [Ext. 3023]

What to do Without Worker’s Compensation Insurance?

Normally, Texas law doesn’t need employers to implement workers’ compensation coverage. Those employers who withdraw from their respective state’s worker’s compensation system are referred to as non-subscribers. If such is the case, employers can be sued directly under what is known as a non- subscriber claim. A non-subscriber claim is commonly identified as a powerful type of injury claim because through this process, the employer gives up their right to assert any fault on the part of the injured employee, also referred to as the plaintiff, and can also be sued for the work-related injury. Employees in the El Paso area who work for non-subscriber employers may sue for personal injury, in court or through arbitration. Non-subscriber claims are conducted directly against the employer due to their negligence in the workplace, however, if you work for a non-subscriber, you have broader chances, in terms of your right, to receive proper medical care and compensation for lost wages and for any disabilities you may have suffered, in addition to your right to introduce a direct personal injury claim for employer negligence.

Contact an El Paso worker’s compensation lawyer or other El Paso County worker’s compensation attorney today for advice regarding an injury which may have occurred during the allotted time of employment with a non-subscriber employer.

Contacting an El Paso Worker’s Compensation Attorney

If a person has experienced an injury related to their current job, it’s important for the individual not to hesitate and contact a qualified El Paso work accident attorney who can help them begin the process of their claim and gain the proper compensation and settlement they deserve. People suffer job injuries on a daily basis, many times causing them to not only experience pain and discomfort, but also lost wages and often physical disability. The worker’s compensation lawyers in El Paso, Texas are initially accepted to practice before state and federal courts in the state, nonetheless, fundamentally, they are qualified and experienced handling a variety of worker’s compensation claims. A professional El Paso or El Paso County, Texas Worker’s Comp lawyer may be able to speed up the legal process and help you get your money faster and without further issues or confusion.

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Work related injuries fall basically into two categories:

  • Injuries where there is, or should be, workmen’s compensation or worker’s compensation insurance; or
  • Injuries where there is no worker’s compensation (Maritime Injuries & FELA Railroad Injuries).

Worker’s compensation laws in the state of Texas offers injured workers several types of income and medical benefits in El Paso. Under state law, the employer’s insurance company is required to pay the affected individual for these medical benefits as well as for all required treatment to compensate them for any lost wages as a result of the injury at the job. Unfortunately, some insurance companies will commonly seek to deny hardworking individuals their worker’s compensation benefits. This is the well-known process that insurance companies turn to to gain profit: they collect insurance premiums while refusing to pay out benefits whenever possible. A qualified and experienced El Paso, Texas worker’s compensation attorney has the skills and knowledge to fight the insurance companies to get you the money you deserve.

Specifically, an El Paso Worker’s Comp lawyer can help individuals in the following ways:

  • They will aim to provide you with the highest monetary compensation under the law.
  • Are in charge of investigating the circumstance regarding the individual’s injury to determine whether it will be in their best interest to pursue any other course of action or claims aside from collecting worker’s compensation, for instance, if the individual should follow through and sue their employer for further damage or injury and pursue a third party claim against someone other than the employer or against coworkers the negligence in causing injury.
  • Ensure that you receive proper medical care and appropriately maintain records of your injuries and treatment.
  • Get a second opinion or help you determine whether a doctor is acting to benefit the insurance company instead of the individual’s benefits.
  • Help you increase the amount of your worker’s compensation checks in the case that the total has been incorrectly calculated by an insurance company.
  • Protect your job during the time of your disability so you don’t find yourself unemployed after your recovery.
  • They will help complete and file all worker’s compensation records needed by the Department of Worker’s Compensation, to begin receiving payments.
  • Serve as liaison between adjusters, employers, medical personnel/doctors, and government employees to speed up the time in which the individual receives their money.

Deadline to File for Worker’s Compensation Benefits

In Texas, injured employees have only one year to file their workers’ compensation claims from the date on which the injury occurred. If the injury is an occupational disease, or one sustained over a period of time, then the one-year limitations period begins to run when the employee knew or should have known of the employment-related disease.

Because you only have one year to file a worker’s compensation claim, it is essential to contact a worker’s compensation attorney near you who can immediately help you begin the process

TEXAS DIVISION OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CONTACT INFORMATION
El Paso Injured Employee Hotline:
(800) 252-7031
WorkersCompCustomerServices@tdi.state.tx.us

Designated Doctor Scheduling:
(512) 804-4380
DDScheduler@tdi.state.tx.us

Medical Fee Dispute Resolution
(512) 804-4812

In addition, if the individual would like to report a workplace safety violation discovered in connection with their injury, the following phone numbers and e-mail addresses may be useful:

Workplace Safety
HealthSafety@tdi.state.tx.us

Workplace Safety – Accident Prevention Services
(512) 804-4626 | APS@tdi.state.tx.us

Workplace Safety – Approved Professional Source Program
HealthSafety@tdi.state.tx.us

Workplace Safety – Bureau of Labor Statistics
Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
(866) 237-6405

Workplace Safety – OSHCON
(800) 687-7080 | OSHCON@tdi.state.tx.us

Workplace Safety – Resource Center
ResourceCenter@tdi.state.tx.us

Workplace Safety – Safety Violations Hotline
(800) 452-9595 | SafetyHotline@tdi.state.tx.us

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The information herein is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional, licensed physician, and is not medical advice. We encourage you to make your own health care decisions based on your research and partnership with a qualified health care professional. Our information scope is limited to chiropractic, musculoskeletal, physical medicines, wellness, sensitive health issues, functional medicine articles, topics, and discussions. We provide and present clinical collaboration with specialists from a wide array of disciplines. Each specialist is governed by their professional scope of practice and their jurisdiction of licensure. We use functional health & wellness protocols to treat and support care for the injuries or disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Our videos, posts, topics, subjects, and insights cover clinical matters, issues, and topics that relate to and support, directly or indirectly, our clinical scope of practice.* Our office has made a reasonable attempt to provide supportive citations and has identified the relevant research study or studies supporting our posts. We provide copies of supporting research studies available to regulatory boards and the public upon request.

We understand that we cover matters that require an additional explanation of how it may assist in a particular care plan or treatment protocol; therefore, to further discuss the subject matter above, please feel free to ask Dr. Alex Jimenez or contact us at 915-850-0900.

Dr. Alex Jimenez DC, MSACP, CCST, IFMCP*, CIFM*, ATN*

email: coach@elpasofunctionalmedicine.com

phone: 915-850-0900

Licensed in Texas & New Mexico *

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Professional Scope of Practice *

The information herein on "Federal Worker’s Compensation Assistance for El Paso" is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional, licensed physician, and is not medical advice. We encourage you to make your own health care decisions based on your research and partnership with a qualified health care professional.

Our information scope is limited to chiropractic, musculoskeletal, physical medicines, wellness, sensitive health issues, functional medicine articles, topics, and discussions. We provide and present clinical collaboration with specialists from a wide array of disciplines. Each specialist is governed by their professional scope of practice and their jurisdiction of licensure. We use functional health & wellness protocols to treat and support care for the injuries or disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

Our videos, posts, topics, subjects, and insights cover clinical matters, issues, and topics that relate to and support, directly or indirectly, our clinical scope of practice.*

Our office has made a reasonable attempt to provide supportive citations and has identified the relevant research study or studies supporting our posts. We provide copies of supporting research studies available to regulatory boards and the public upon request.

We understand that we cover matters that require an additional explanation of how it may assist in a particular care plan or treatment protocol; therefore, to further discuss the subject matter above, please feel free to ask Dr. Alex Jimenez or contact us at 915-850-0900.

We are here to help you and your family.

Blessings

Dr. Alex Jimenez DC, MSACP, CCST, IFMCP*, CIFM*, ATN*

email: coach@elpasofunctionalmedicine.com

Licensed in: Texas & New Mexico*