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Types of Compensation in an Arizona Workers’ Compensation Case

If you have been seriously injured while on the job in Maricopa or Pima County, or anywhere in Arizona, and you are uncertain as to what kind and amount of compensation you can expect, we have the answers you need at our Snow, Carpio & Weekley, PLC, workers’ compensation law firm in Phoenix.

Attorneys Chad Snow,  X. Alexander Carpio and Erica Gonzalez-Melendez have almost 20 years of combined experience in workplace injury law. They are responsive to your needs, offer realistic assessments of your benefits, and give you the facts you must have in order to proceed with your work injury claim.

Their goal, every day, is to achieve justice for injured workers and immigrant workers throughout the state.

We welcome the opportunity to evaluate your injury claim and explain your potential benefits. Our lawyers provide free initial consultations, flexible meeting schedules and are fluent in Spanish. Call today, toll free: 855-325-4781.

Snow, Carpio & Weekley serves clients in Arizona cities such as Phoenix, Tucson, Tempe, Flagstaff, Mesa, Glendale, Chandler, Gilbert, Prescott, Payson, Yuma, Casa Grande, Sierra Vista, Nogales, Show Low, Surprise, Lake Havasu City, Kingman, Douglas, Cottonwood and Aguila.

Snow, Carpio & Weekley, PLC, Attorneys Help to Retrieve Lost Wages, Health Benefits

Workers’ compensation pays limited benefits. Generally, any medical expense related to the injury must be covered. You are also entitled to a percentage of your lost wages for time away from work.

There are three stages to an accepted workers’ compensation claim: temporary total disability (TTD), temporary partial disability (TPD), and permanent partial disability (PPD).

Temporary total disability should pay two-thirds of lost wages, with checks coming in two-week intervals. The highest wage recognized by the Workers Compensation Act depends on the year you were injured.
Under temporary partial disability, the carrier continues to pay the total medical expenses from the approved physician, but now pays 2/3 of the difference between your established average monthly wage and the wages you are able to earn within your medical restrictions. Temporary partial disability is paid while you are still receiving active medical care, but have been released to work with restrictions, often referred to as “light duty” work. If your employer cannot accommodate your restrictions, you will receive full compensation of 2/3 of your regular wage, but paid every 30 days.
Permanent partial disability means that the case has closed from further active medical care, but the worker has suffered a permanent disability as a result of the injury. Depending on the type of injury you have sustained, you may be entitled to either a one time lump sum payment to compensate you for your injuries, or you may receive a permanent monthly pension if you are unable to return to your regular work and have a “loss of earning capacity” as a result of your injuries.

Call Toll Free — 855-325-4781

Our Phoenix workers’ compensation benefits attorneys need to hear the details of what happened at your workplace accident. Discuss your injury and benefits goals in a free consultation with Snow, Carpio & Weekley, PLC. Nuestros abogados hablan Español.

What Our Clients Are Saying!

Our unique approach to working with our clients

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This Firm Stands Up for Working Families

"This law firm really stands up for working families; stands up for workers and will take your case and fight for your case. And get you the best possible settlement that you can have. You should trust in this law firm. This is the law firm that stood when the state was being challenged under SB1070 the anti-immigrant law."

- Randy Parraz

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I Recommend This Firm To You

"Hi, my name is Ron Selma and I’ve been a client for a year and a half. Snow, Carpio & Weekely, have been very professional for me and I would recommend this firm to anyone. They all are very professional."

- Ron Selma

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Injured On
The Job

"My name is Jennifer Logan & I was injured on the job in January of 2013. Chad Snow came highly recommended from an attorney that I work for. I’ve been coming here ever since I consulted with him. He helped me out."

- Jennifer Logan

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In An Accident At Work

" Alex Carpio has been my attorney since the beginning in August of 2012. I was in an accident at work and I explained everything. At that point he said: “We’re going to continue & we’re going to go on with this because you do have a case.” I would recommend Alex Carpio very highly. He’s a great gentlemen and he listens."

- Albert Gardea

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Arizona Workers Compensation Results

"I was injured on 10-1-2010. During that time I was in so much pain. I was really happy that I was able to find Snow, Carpio & Weekely. If you look at my file I've over 3.5 years of paperwork. There’s no way that I would have been able to handle it on my own. They reminded me when I was supposed to go to court and took care of all the legal proceedings."

- Thomas Demott

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We Recommend This Firm To You

"Hello, my name is Jorge Ramirez and my lawyer was Alex Carpio. He is a really good lawyer and I would recommend him to a lot of people. Snow, Carpio & Weekely, have been very professional for me and my wife. Thank you Alex Carpio."

- Jorge Ramirez

At Snow, Carpio and Weekley, PLC, we don’t identify you by your injury or your claim. We recognize you by name and by face. You have an important life with people who look up to you and depend on you. We treat you with that same respect. We will work with you on your Workers’ Compensation or Social Security Disability claims, helping you secure the benefits you deserve; affording you dignity today and hope for the future.

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