Obtaining Benefits For Psychological/Mental Injuries
You probably know that physical injuries caused by your work, 比如背部拉伤, carpal tunnel syndrome, head injuries and even amputations are covered by 工人的补偿. You may also know that illness and physical symptoms caused by workplace exposure to chemicals, 石棉, paint fumes and other harmful substances are covered as occupational diseases. What you may not know is that psychological conditions and mental injuries caused by work-related trauma or stress are also covered by work comp in Michigan.
争取 Your Right To 工人的补偿 For Psychological And Mental Injuries
Have you needed 治疗, 咨询, medications or other psychological or mental health treatment because of work-related trauma or stress? Have you lost time from work because of depression, 焦虑, post-traumatic stress disorder or another condition caused by trauma or stress at work?
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When Is A Trauma Or Stress-Related Mental Injury Covered By Worker’s Compensation 在密歇根?
在密歇根, a psychological injury caused by events that occurred while on the job may be considered a valid work injury, 补偿的 工人的补偿 好处. For example, a mental illness or disability may be caused by trauma or the stress of the job itself. Depression or other psychiatric disorders may be caused by a foreman or supervisor putting extreme pressure on an employee. Witnessing or experiencing a traumatic event at work may result in post-traumatic stress disorder or another 焦虑 disorder. 请注意, stress-related claims are not allowed if the stress is caused by discipline, 一个降级, 终止, lay-off or closure of a company.
What Types Of Workers’ Comp Benefits Are Available For Depression, Anxiety Or Psychiatric Illness Caused By Work-Related Stress?
一般, if the employee’s need for medical or psychological treatment is caused by trauma or stress in the workplace, the 工人的补偿 insurer will have to pay for the related medical expenses and wage loss 好处.
- 医疗福利 consist of all reasonable and necessary medical care, including payment for medical, psychological or psychiatric treatment. Some types of health care which might be covered include 咨询, 治疗, anti-depressant medications /other prescription drugs, hospitalization and doctor visits.
- 工资福利损失 compensate an injured worker for wages lost because of a work-related disability. Wage replacement is generally calculated at 80 percent of an employee’s average weekly wage, up to a weekly maximum rate. If you were left totally disabled by your emotional stress, you may also be eligible for Social Security Disability 好处.
At yabobet在线官方注册,P.L.C., our attorneys have been helping injured workers file for 工人的补偿 好处 and challenge denials of workers’ comp 好处 for more than 40 years. With numerous trials under our belt, we understand how to take on work comp insurance companies and win.
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