When you’re injured on the job and want to seek benefits, it’s possible to try to get them on your own. However, if you’re unfamiliar with the process, you might not know what you’re eligible to receive. Insurance companies tend to take advantage of unrepresented workers applying for benefits. Additionally, specific forms need to get submitted, and insurance claims are required to get filed by particular deadlines. If you fail to send in your application within the necessary timeframe, you could miss out on receiving any payments for your medical treatment and lost wages.
Hiring an experienced workers’ compensation attorney ensures your claim gets handled correctly and promptly. Once you retain an attorney, they will immediately obtain a copy of your employer’s insurance policy to determine your eligibility for benefits. They will help you fill out the necessary forms and make sure they get submitted to the appropriate insurance representative.
Depending on the severity of your injuries and employment status, you could receive weekly payments for a variety of expenses. Your attorney knows laws stating which benefits you qualify for and the maximum period you should get paid. The most common benefits include:
- Reimbursement for past and future medical and hospital costs
- Prescription medication expenses
- Compensation for lost wages
- Expenses for traveling to and from doctor appointments
- Costs for rehabilitation
- Temporary or permanent disability
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Your attorney will ensure your rights are protected, and you’re treated fairly throughout the entire process. Anyone suffering from a work-related injury is overwhelmed by the negative impact it has on his or her life. The last thing you want to worry about is learning how to file a workers’ comp claim. With an experienced attorney by your side, you’ll only have to focus on your recovery while they handle everything else.
The attorneys at Hammack Law Firm have decades of experience fighting for clients just like you. We use all the resources at our disposal, so you receive the maximum benefits you deserve. When you hire us, we will treat you like a priority. Our small firm allows us the ability to give individualized attention to every client who retains us. We care about our clients and will fight hard for you. We maintain open communication throughout the entire process, so our clients know the status of their cases and what to expect next.
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We’re available 24/7, so you’re able to reach a legal professional at a time that’s most convenient for you. We understand how devastating this time in your life is. You’re in pain, unable to work, and wondering how you’re going to afford your medical bills. We don’t want to add any stress to your life.
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We provide free consultations to all prospective clients. You could meet with our attorneys risk-free to discuss the details of your injury and seek our legal advice. Call us at (864) 479-8742 today if you sustained an injury while on the job. We’ll schedule your free consultation and help get you on the road to recovery.
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