The workers’ compensation process can be long, confusing and stressful. As you deal with your injuries and inability to work, the last thing you need is to go through this complex process alone. An experienced workers’ compensation lawyer can help you navigate the process and obtain the benefits you need.
The first thing you need to do after suffering a work-related injury is to notify your employer of your injury. Then, you need to seek medical treatment. Early on the in the process, you will likely need to see a doctor who has been chosen by your employer.
After you file your workers’ compensation claim, it is important to realize that most claims are denied the first time. Do not be discouraged by this. If your claim is denied, we will work closely with you as your claim makes its way through the process, making sure paperwork is completed properly and standing at your side at all hearings.