Benefits of Working with a Workers’ Comp Attorney
Sadly, work injuries occur on a daily basis. Whether you are employed in an industry known for dangerous work conditions, or sit in front of a computer in an office-based setting, you may get hurt due to circumstances beyond your control. If you are injured while performing your job, you’ll benefit from the advice of an experience workers’ compensation attorney. Filing and pursuing a workers’ comp claim on your own can be overwhelming. Furthermore, the likelihood of success is low.
Gathers Evidence to Support Your Claims
Even if your workplace offers you workers’ compensation, it may not be enough to cover your medical costs and lost wages. You’ll need to gather as much information/ammunition as possible about your injury and any resulting medical treatment, as well as general evidence about the working conditions on the day you were injured. A lawyer will handle all of this for you, allowing you to take the necessary time to heal.
Negotiates a Settlement or Represents You in Court
Whether your employer and their lawyers are willing to settle, or elect to take your case to court, your attorney is responsible for negotiating or arguing the case on your behalf. They understand the legal process and will work diligently to obtain a fair compensation for you. Furthermore, the claim’s process will be much less stressful for you with an experienced workers’ compensation attorney by your side.
Help You Receive Other Benefits
Depending on the extent of your injuries, you may never be able to work again. If this is the case, you’ll need to file for permanent disability and other benefits. A reputable workers’ compensation attorney will not stop fighting for you until they have exhausted all compensation avenues.
If you’ve been injured on the job, call or email NRS to schedule a free consultation. Our expert workers’ comp attorneys are here to help you throughout the workers’ compensation claim’s process.