Workers’ compensation laws protect people who become injured or disabled while working at their jobs. The laws provide the injured workers with fixed monetary awards, in an attempt to eliminate the need for litigation. These laws also provide benefits for dependents of those workers who are killed because of work-related accidents or illnesses. Some laws also protect employers and fellow workers by limiting the amount an injured employee can recover from an employer and by eliminating the liability of co-workers in most accidents. State statutes establish this framework for most employment. Federal statutes are limited to federal employees or those workers employed in some significant aspect of interstate commerce.
When you sustain a work-related injury or illness, you may wonder how you can afford your medical bills or how you’ll get paid for missed time from work. Fortunately, workers’ comp benefits cover most employees. However, these benefits may not be as straightforward as they seem. Many times, the insurance company will try to deny your claim. They may try to say your injuries were not sustained while on the job, your injuries are being exaggerated, or that you failed to file your claim properly. If this happens to you, you will need a skilled workers’ compensation lawyer to help you with your workers’ comp claim.
During consultation, we gather information about the client's situation and advise them on the legal options available to them. The agency would also provide an estimate of the costs associated with their services.
If the client decides to via our agency, our experts would begin the process of representing them. This could involve drafting legal documents, appearing in court on behalf of the client, or negotiating with other parties involved in the case. Our Expert would keep the client informed throughout the process and provide regular updates on the progress of their case.
This could involve winning a case in court, negotiating a settlement with other parties involved, or finding some other form of resolution. Once the matter has been resolved, our agency or our experts provide the client with any necessary documentation and ensure that the case is closed properly.