Do I Really Need A Workers Comp Attorney?
Many injured workers believe they can do it on their own. Doing so is extremely risky. ThiLe workers comp process is unique and different from all others. Generally, employees are eligible for protections under workers’ compensation insurance for any accidents or injuries sustained while at work. However, depending on the severity of your injury or the complexities of your case, you may be risking your entire claim by trusting your employer’s motives. Many times employers are looking out for their best interests not yours! So be careful who you trust.
Unfortunately, workers’ compensation claims are usually denied on the basis of profit. Insurance carriers are always looking to save money so its important to seek an experienced attorney who can fight for you. Many times, claims are unfairly denied or given little value, leaving the inmired worker confused and unaware of what to do next. Therefore, if you find yourself suffering from a workplace injury, there is no time to waste before you enlist the services for an advocate you can trust.
These workers’ compensation situations require professional legal expertise, including:
Your employer denies your claim or fails to sufficiently provide benefits
Your employer’s settlement offer fails to cover lost wages or medical bills
You plan to apply for Social Security disability benefits
Your employer retaliates against you for filing a claim
Your injury was the result of another’s negligence or misconduct
Your injury prevents you from returning to the full scope of your job, if at all