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When should I hire a workers’ compensation lawyer?

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When should I hire a workers’ compensation lawyer?

  1. When You Need to Negotiate With Insurers

When should I hire a workers' compensation lawyer?You will likely need to be in continuous contact with your lawyer if and when insurers push back on your claim. It doesn’t matter whether your company’s employees’ comp insurance is state-financed or independently funded. Both types of business face the same pressure to make ends meet. Learn more by contacting the professionals at Franks, Koenig, & Neuwelt.

Employees’ compensation insurance providers generate profits by accepting premiums, and not paying out claims. Therefore, you can anticipate either kind of insurance provider to resist your claim, either by trying to reduce its worth or by denying it entirely.

Resistance from an Insurance business does not require not be the final word on the matter. After all, you can attempt to reach a compromise and release (C&R) agreement, which is a settlement for your workers’ compensation claim.

The problem for you is that the insurer’s attorneys will be experts in reducing employees’ payment claims and pushing you to choose less money than you require to cover lost wages and/or exceptional medical expenses.

In order to get a fair settlement, it is necessary to have someone in your corner who is equally skilled when it pertains to negotiating and browsing the employees’ payment system.

  1. When You Have a Workers’ Comp Hearing

Workers’ settlement hearings may not constantly be required. If the insurance company won’t settle or is just willing to make a minimal settlement offer, you will be required to substantiate your claim and show your case through a workers’ compensation hearing.

Once again, this circumstance will require the experience of a knowledgeable mediator. Unless you have a thorough understanding of employees’ settlement law and your rights as an injured employee, it is best to deal with someone who has a thorough understanding of Pennsylvania’s court system if and when your claim requires a hearing.

When You Probably Don’t Need a Lawyer to Represent You

Before you call an employees’ payment law firm, remember that there might be a few scenarios that may not need formal representation by a lawyer.

For instance, you most likely don’t require an attorney for employees’ compensation to represent you in your claim if:

  • You suffered just a small injury without any issues
  • You didn’t miss out on any work, or you were only off work for a couple of hours or a single day
  • Your company acknowledges the incident and that it happened at work
  • You don’t have a pre-existing condition that might complicate your claim

Nevertheless, it’s still worth it to get a totally free case examination. The complimentary legal guidance you gain from it could greatly assist your employees’ payment case.

When should I hire a workers’ compensation lawyer For a Free Initial Case Evaluation at Franks, Koenig, & Neuwelt?

There isn’t a definitive moment after a work injury that signals when you need a legal representative for workers’ compensation.

You ought to make an initial call after your personal injury so that a legal representative can help identify your best course of action. An initial case examination can assist you determine when to get an employees’ compensation legal representative, and whether you ought to wait or possibly even decline entirely.

The only way you’re going to know when to hire an employees’ comp legal representative is by letting one assess your claim.

Remember that every second counts after a work injury, and putting off a claim or speaking to an attorney can avoid you from getting the advantages you deserve. Call Franks, Koenig, & Neuwelt today to find out when you should hire a workers’ compensation lawyer.

Contact us today for a free consultation so we can discuss your situtaion.  It is not only important to talk to an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer when you have been hurt on the job, it is also the best way to make sure that you receive proper medical services and lost wages you are entitled to under the law. After all, the Workers’ Compensation law was created to protect you – the employee.

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