If you’ve been hurt at work, it can feel like your world is falling apart. Whether you’re in constant pain or can’t work, struggling to pay your bills, dealing with workers’ comp forms or have had your benefits stopped, you need a Workplace injury lawyer who will fight for you and get you the compensation you deserve.
Workplace injuries can be very serious and often require extensive medical treatment and a long recovery period. In some cases, you may also be eligible for additional government benefits, such as Social Security Disability (SSD) or supplemental security income (SSI). There are complex rules and procedures that must be followed to successfully pursue these claims, and an experienced attorney can help you navigate them all.
In many states, there are two different kinds of claims you can file for a workplace injury: (1) workers’ compensation and (2) personal injury damages lawsuits against third parties. A qualified lawyer can help you decide which type of claim is right for you and then guide you through the process of filing that claim. A lawyer can help ensure that you fill out all necessary paperwork and meet any deadlines.
Many workplace injuries are the result of a negligent act by a third party, not an employer. A lawyer can help you file a claim against the responsible third party for your injuries, and can assist you in proving elements of negligence such as duty, breach of duty, causation, and damages.
A lawyer can help you gather and organize all the relevant evidence for your case. This can include medical records, any receipts or bills related to the accident, incident reports, witness testimony, and other documentation. This will allow you to present the strongest possible claim for your injuries and damages.
Your lawyer will review the evidence in your case and discuss the best strategy for getting you the compensation you need to recover. You can trust that he or she will always put your interests first and work tirelessly to achieve the best results for you.
When choosing a lawyer to represent you, be sure to ask about their success rate, how they communicate with clients, and their availability. No matter how well-respected and successful a lawyer appears on paper, you will be much more satisfied if they are accessible and respond to your questions promptly.
At Kelly Law Team, we specialize in helping injured workers obtain the maximum amount of damages they are entitled to. We will handle your workers’ comp claim and, if appropriate, bring actions against any other people or companies who might be liable for your injuries. Contact us today to schedule a consultation. Our offices are located in Atlanta and Columbia, and we serve clients nationwide. We offer free initial consultations for all cases. Our fees are contingent upon a successful recovery. There are no out-of-pocket expenses for our clients. We have helped injured workers in every industry, including police officers, firefighters, bank employees, restaurant employees, and construction and factory workers.