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Workers’ Compensation

Injured workers in Northeast Wisconsin have trusted Di Renzo & Bomier to resolve their workers' comp claims for nearly 70 years.

If you’ve been injured on the job in Wisconsin, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits help cover medical bills, a portion of lost wages while you recover, vocational training and other needs that result from a workplace injury. Unfortunately, injured workers are often denied the benefits they deserve.


When it comes to workers’ compensation claims, leave the heavy lifting to Di Renzo & Bomier. Our workers’ comp attorneys are well-versed in the state’s workers’ compensation laws and know what it takes to build a strong claim. For nearly seven decades, we’ve helped workers and their families get their lives back on track following a devastating workplace injury or illness.

Attorneys in Workers' Compensation

Jeffrey M. Berzowski 

Meghan E. Healy

John H. Healy

If you’ve been hurt in a workplace accident,

Di Renzo & Bomier offers a free, no obligation consultation to discuss your case. Call (920) 725-8464 or fill out our online form to schedule an appointment.


We represent injured workers from Neenah, Appleton, Green Bay and across Northeast Wisconsin.

How do I know if I should contact a workers’ comp lawyer?

  • Your injury prevents you from going back to work or doing any work at all.

  • Your benefits have been denied or delayed.

  • The doctor has cleared you for work before you’re ready.

  • You’ve been asked to submit to an independent medical examination.

  • Your employer has fired you or reduced your hours.

  • Your benefits do not cover all your medical expenses and lost wages.

  • You have a pre-existing injury.

  • You are seeking Social Security disability benefits.

We take the time to get you back to work and the benefits you deserve.

  • Compensation for time missed from work.

  • Payment of all injury-related medical expenses

  • Payment of weekly disability benefits while you are recuperating from your injuries.

  • An additional award if you are permanently disabled.

  • Social Security disability benefits.

  • Unemployment benefits.

  • Job retraining or benefits for loss of earning capacity if you can’t return to your original line of work.

  • Additional compensation for safety violations and permanent physical disfigurement

Types of Injuries Commonly Covered Under Wisconsin’s Workers’ Compensation Program

We represent Northeast Wisconsin workers who have suffered a wide range of work-related injuries including:


  • Head, neck and back injuries

  • Carpal tunnel and other repetitive trauma injuries

  • Hearing loss

  • Certain work-related emotional and stress problems

  • Work-induced heart attack or stroke

  • Occupational diseases such as asbestos and dermatitis

  • Disfigurement and scarring of the face, neck or hands.

  • Asthma or other work-related pulmonary conditions

  • Loss of use of limbs

  • Paralysis

  • Eye injuries    

Steps to Take After a Work Injury

If you’ve been hurt on the job, there are a series of steps you can take to protect your rights:

1. Get Treatment

Seek immediate medical treatment for your injuries.

5. See Your Own Doctor

The law doesn’t require you to see the company doctor.

2. Collect Evidence

that proves your injury is work-related: take pictures of the accident site as well as your physical injuries. Write down the name/s and contact info of anyone who witnessed the accident.

3. Report Your Injury

to your manager, supervisor or HR department (preferably in writing) within 30 days from the date of the accident (the sooner the better). If you have a work-related illness, make sure to report it within 30 days from the date you started having symptoms. Failure to notify your employer within this timeframe may hinder your eligibility to collect benefits.

4. Keep Copies of Everything

including out-of-pocket expense receipts, payment stubs-, short- or long-term disability payment stubs, off work or limitation slips.

Your Employer’s Obligations

Under Wisconsin law, your employer must report your workplace injury or illness to their insurance carrier and the Wisconsin Division of Workers’ Compensation within seven days of your notification.

Within three days of reporting the injury to the carrier, you should receive a packet containing a copy of the accident report and information pertaining to the claims process. Let Di Renzo & Bomier take it from here!

How to Appeal a Denied Claim


If your Wisconsin workers' compensation claim is denied, Di Renzo & Bomier can guide you through the appeals process. We can help you every step of the way.

Step One

Submit an application for a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge with the Workers' Comp Division of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.

  • We’ll take this off your plate. A workers’ comp attorney at Di Renzo & Bomier can assist in preparing and submitting the necessary paperwork for filing a hearing application.

  • What you should know: It can take between nine and twelve months for a hearing to be scheduled. During this time, your medical expenses will no longer be covered. Therefore, you will need to notify your physicians and health care providers to bill your group medical insurance.

Step Two

After the hearing application, your case will be handled by the Division of Hearings and Appeals (DHA) through the Office of Worker’s Compensation Hearings.




  • We’ll gather evidence to support your claim. We’ll help show how your injury has impacted your ability to work and earn wages. This may include seeking medical testimony from your treating physician or obtaining a second opinion.

Step Three

Once all the evidence has been gathered and you have fully recovered or your condition has stabilized, we will file a Certificate of Readiness for a hearing with the DHA.




  • We’re here for you. Once a hearing date has been established, we will guide you through the process of settlement negotiations or litigation. In most cases, a settlement is resolved before a court hearing.

Injured At Work? Contact A Trusted Workers’ Comp Lawyer in the Fox Valley and Green Bay

Applying for workers’ compensation benefits in Wisconsin can be confusing and overwhelming. Di Renzo & Bomier is here to help make the process easier and to ensure you get the payout you deserve. To schedule a free consultation, call (920) 725-8464 or (800) 725-8464 or fill out our online form.

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