When you have been injured in a workplace accident, you probably assume that the law is on your side. You may wish to receive compensation for your injuries to pay for things like time off of work and medical treatment. Today we will help you understand the reasons to hire a workers’ comp attorney to handle your case, and how it can benefit you.
Reasons to Have a Workers’ Comp Attorney
Previous Claim Denial: Perhaps your claim has been denied by the insurance company – in these delicate cases, it is time to speak to an attorney. The same can be said if you are working proactively and wish to prevent a denial. To have your claim approved, there are many hoops that you must jump over, such as submitting documentation and filling out all the right forms. To make sure that all of these deadlines are met in a timely fashion, it pays to have an experienced attorney on your side.
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Complicated Forms: If you are somebody who does their taxes themselves, then you obviously understand that forms can sometimes be complicated. Everything may seem simple at first but it may not be so easy in the long run, especially if something is missed. The language of the government is not always clear, but it is something a workers’ comp attorney can decipher.
Severe Injuries: Many people handle their own claims if they are dealing with the most minor injuries, like small cuts or sprained ankles. However, with the most serious injuries that bring about braces and surgeries, a lawyer should always be on your side. Severe injuries call for higher medical bills, more in lost wages, and permanent disability awards. Because of this, insurance companies are willing to fight – and you need somebody who can fight back.
Claim Expertise: We know the most about these types of claims, because we have settled many of them in the past. If your claim is delayed or denied, we are always on your side willing to work with you.
It is important to have a workers’ comp attorney if you have been injured on the job. This is why, if you have received a serious work injury, it is time to call us to get started on your case. We are here for you.