Insurance Responsibilities in Kansas City

Workers' Compensation Insurance

When you have been injured on the job, it is vital for the survival of you and your family that you receive payment on your workers' comp claim with no delay and that you receive the full amount you are due. Your employer has a responsibility to work with you to facilitate your claim at several stages. First, they are required by law to obtain sufficient workers' compensation insurance to cover all employees in the company, as well as making information about the rights and benefits of the plan broadly available. If an accident occurs, your employer has to make it possible for you to receive emergency medical treatment on the job site, as well as gathering evidence and documentation of the accident.

If you have encountered resistance from your employer when you sought help in filing your claim, you should speak with a seasoned Kansas City workers' compensation attorney who can advise you of your rights and help you take action to move things forward. A company that is subject to the workers' compensation laws has a responsibility to not only make information available to the injured employee and the insurance company, but to work proactively to see that the claim for workers' comp benefits is paid. In too many cases, we have seen an employer cost the claimant a great deal of stress and frustration over delays in receiving a settlement, and if you are in this position we will fight to help you recover the money you need to get you through this period.

Workers Compensation Lawyer in Kansas City

The attorneys at Haight Stang, LLC are both well established in the field of workers' compensation law in our area, and with nearly 50 years of combined experience, we have represented clients in a wide variety of cases. We will keep you informed throughout the workers' comp process, because we know how anxious you are to see a successful resolution in the shortest time possible. Your choice of an attorney can have a significant impact on your experience, both in how quickly you receive your payment and in how little stress you have to undergo along the way. We recognize that you may feel overwhelmed in the face of resistance from your employer and the insurer, but we will work diligently to see that you receive the full amount of treatment, time for recovery and financial compensation you deserve.

Contact a Kansas City workers compensation attorney if you need help with your employer's workers' comp insurance company to live up to the responsibility of getting your claim paid.

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    Michael Haight

    Founding Partner

    Best of the Bar" - Kansas City Business Journal, 2015 Michael Haight graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1993. While there, he was the recipient of both the James P. Mize Trial Advocacy Award and the American Jurisprudence Award in Advanced Litigation . Since 1995, his practice has been limited almost exclusively to workers' compensation claims in both Kansas and Missouri. A Caring Approach Mike spent seven years of his practice representing employers and insurance carriers. ...
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    Michael Stang

    Founding Partner

    Mike Stang received his undergraduate degree from Benedictine College after which he spent a few years as a stockbroker and small business owner. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1998 and has spent his entire legal career practicing in the area of Workers Compensation. Mike spent the first three and a half years of his career working for one of the largest insurance defense law firms in Kansas where he got a first hand look at some of the tactics used by insurance ...

Testimonials from Real Clients

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  • We are more than pleased with the outcome of our case!

    “Michael's knowledge and expertise in dealing with our case has been amazing.”

    - Cheryl S.
  • The highly compassionate treatment will help you through this difficult process.

    “One of those steps should include hiring Michael Haight or Michael Stang to help you obtain the benefits you are entitled to.”

    - Brenda K.
  • They kept me informed and worked for the best outcome for me physically and personally.

    “I would recommend that anyone who is seeking representation with workman's comp to talk with this firm.”

    - Jill H.
  • A definite blessing to me throughout the lengthy process.

    “He helped me get the surgeries I needed and was a wonderful advocate.”

    - Jeanie A.
  • Smart and aggressive, making sure that you aren't taken advantage of...

    “If you are reading this because you are looking for a workman's comp attorney and a strong personal advocate, look no further.”

    - Chris R.

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Reasons to Put Us on Your Side
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