Palm Beach County Florida Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
As your Palm Beach County Florida workers’ compensation lawyer employees trust at the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt may tell you during a consultation, as an injured worker you may be entitled to compensation for what happened. Sadly, employers routinely deny their workers from using workers’ compensation benefits, even when theh claims are legitimate. What this means is that injured workers are then faced to pay for their own medical bills and other losses that were accrued because of the injury accident.
Why Hire a Workers Comp Lawyer
It is not required that you hire a lawyer to handle your workers comp claim, however, it is strongly recommended. This is especially true in situations where an employer is being negligent when handling the claim. A lawyer can ensure that your employer is taking your claim seriously, and can protect you from getting taken advantage of. Our team can talk with the workers comp insurance agency on your behalf, help gather evidence that supports your injury claims, assist in negotiating a fair settlement, and representing you at the workers comp hearing if needed.
A Palm Beach County FL workers’ compensation lawyer has seen too many times the way that claim adjusters and employers are not watching out for the best interest of their injured employee, and may not hesitate to deny a claim for ridiculous reasons. Thankfully, there are experienced lawyers at the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt who are happy to look out for your wellbeing during this time.
Evidence To Support Your Claim
One of the best ways to reduce the chance that your employer or their insurer will try to deny your claim, is through bringing forward strong evidence that cannot be easily disputed. Additionally, if your claim gets approved, you are significantly more likely to receive the maximum benefits possible. We can make sure that you get the medical treatment you need to recover. Let us worry about your employer and their insurer, so you can focus on healing after an injury accident. A lawyer at our firm can help create a strong foundation for your claim through:
- Gathering copies of medical records.
- Working with your doctor regarding treatment plans.
- Arranging for you to have a second opinion from a doctor not assigned by your employer to ensure that there is no bias.
- Speaking with trusted coworkers who saw your accident happen and gathering an official statement from them.
- Investigating the workplace accident further to see if your employer had been negligent or careless in regards to employee safety.
- Statements from loved ones about your daily activities and how the injury has impacted your enjoyment or way of life.
Call the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt Today
If you want to experience the benefits of hiring a knowledgable lawyer for your workers’ compensation claim, then we encourage you to reach out to us today for help. Call the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt today to speak with a Florida, Palm Beach County workers’ compensation lawyer right away.