Workers' Compensation – How can a lawyer help me?
When you’ve been injured on the job, the last thing that you want to worry about is going through a legal process. Your focus ought to be on getting better, and ultimately getting back to work.
While workers' compensation exists to ensure that employees who have been injured on the job can still receive some form of income while they recover, the process can be labyrinthian for some.
A workers' compensation attorney can help you to file your claim in such a way that you maximize your chances of approval. They can also assist you in dealing with any violations of the law that your employer or their insurance carrier may commit against you.
Should your claim be denied, your attorney can also help you to appeal the decision and stand a better chance of getting the payout that you deserve.
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If you were injured on the job, notify your employer as soon as possible and contact The Hoffman Firm within 30 days of the incident to discuss your case. Your employer or the insurance company should notify you of your rights and provide treatment through a workers’ compensation physician.
Make sure you keep track of any and all documentation you receive during this time. You should document when the accident happened, the type of injury you suffered, who you notified at your place of employment, and when the notification was made.
If you or a family member were injured at work, contact The Hoffman Firm today. Please do not hesitate to call us and schedule a free consultation. There are NO FEES or COSTS unless you win. What are you waiting for? Call us at (305) 940-2307 today for a FREE consultation.
Evan A. Hoffman
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