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Why You Need a Florida Workers' Compensation Attorney on Your Side

August 6, 2020

After you have been injured at your workplace you may know that your incident qualifies for a Florida workers’ compensation claim or if you are not completely sure, you may think that it is a possibility. Some of the most common work injuries where employees receive workers' compensation benefits include:

  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Hurting one’s self by lifting a heavy object
  • Repetitive motions that lead to pulls and strains
  • Automobile accident
  • Defective or malfunctioning equipment accidents

While these incidents happen with the highest frequency, for the most part, all work-related injuries can have the potential to be compensated through your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. When you work with Stephen M. Andrews, P.A. you are getting an experienced and knowledgeable Florida workers' compensation attorney fighting on our behalf. As a workers’ compensation specialist, Stephen M. Andrews, P.A. knows how to effectively negotiate with insurers and protect your interests by obtaining the most amount of compensation possible. 

Why is an Experienced Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Necessary?

It isn’t required by law to use an attorney when you file a workers' compensation claim, but if you have a serious injury where surgery is necessary, you could potentially be out of work for an extended period. The lost wages and cost of your medical treatment will combine to be a very expensive situation. Going it alone puts you at increased risk for a denial of your claim or obtaining less than what you deserve for your accident situation.

When you meet with Stephen M. Andrews, P.A. the consultation is free of charge and you are under no obligation to partner. You can get valuable feedback during your consultation that will include a thorough examination of your case. Also, you will receive professional feedback on the strength of your claim as well as answers to all of your questions. If you decide to move forward and work together, fees are only applied if your case is successful.

Negotiating with insurers can be a difficult and tedious task. Insurance companies will try every tactic possible to delay and frustrate you. They will push back as much as possible to improve their chances of reducing the amount of money due to you or, if they can, deny your claim outright. The insurance company has its team of lawyers working for them that will aggressively protect their financial interests by reducing your compensation amount. You should also have a legal advocate on your side that can counter these attempts and who also has the skill and know-how to negotiate in your favor.

Should there be a stand-off between you and the insurance provider because no agreement can be reached, you will have to take your claim to the next level. This would mean that you would need to go to court for a Florida workers’ compensation hearing. To be successful in this arena, it is necessary to have a comprehensive understanding of Florida workers’ compensation law as well as what rights you have as an injured employee.

Speak with a Florida Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Today

Why You Need a Florida Workers' Compensation Attorney on Your SideCall Stephen M. Andrews, P.A. as soon as possible after your accident experience so you can learn about what your options are and what is the best route forward. To schedule your free consultation with a respected Tallahassee workers’ compensation attorney please call (850) 906-9599 for more information.

 

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