Injuries that occur on the job are more common than many people realize. You can get hurt working in an office environment just as easily as you can getting hurt while working on a construction site. When you get hurt at work, you may be eligible to make a workers’ compensation claim. This can assist in covering your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering that resulted from your at-work injury. When you are injured at work, it is important that you obtain the legal services of an experienced workers’ compensation attorney to guide you through the process.
Most workers’ compensation claims are not something that employers are happy about dealing with. What they fear most is that their rates are going to go out of control, that there will be issues in the workplace and that employees will try to take advantage of them. This isn’t the case the majority of the time but unfortunately, it takes a lot of time and effort to convince employers and their insurance companies otherwise. Insurance companies, as we all know, do not want to pay claims although they will tell you that they are happy to pay any legitimate claim. The difficulty is our definition of legitimate and theirs often don’t coincide. So what we need to do is we need to sit down with you and understand your injury and what you are entitled to. An experienced attorney during a workers’ compensation case can be a valuable asset. This type of case can be overwhelming and confusing as medical bills start to pile up, especially if your injuries are preventing you from going to work. Our goal is to assist you every step of the way in obtaining the compensation you are owed for your injuries on the job.
This informational blog post was brought to you by Marc N. Needelman, an experienced Hartford, Connecticut workers’ compensation attorney. If you have any questions, contact the law office to set up a free initial consultation.