Re: Hand Crushed and Skin Removed at Work
She would then be eligible for a scheduled award.
She lost two fingers and a substantial amount of blood.
They pay a set amount according to the loss of each finger.
She will be eligible for TTD (Total Temporary Disability) wage loss benefits until she heals well enough to return to work.
She had to be flown to a hospital in Louisville. When she is released what can we expect.
I'm assuming we should go straight to a lawyer
Don't sign anything or discus this case with anyone until you consult and retain a lawyer who specializes in Worker Compensation.
It's best to lawyer up now to protect the integrity of your case, don't wait until there's problems.
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