Why should the Workers’ Compensation Claimants Hire an Attorney?

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

Injured workers may often reflect on whether they should hire an attorney to gain their workers’ compensation benefits if the system itself permits them to collect their lost wages, have their medical expenses paid, as well as allowing them access to vocational retraining if it is required.  However, the process involved is not as simple as it seems as the real scene is quite the opposite and complicated as well.  Only the services of an outstanding and proficient workers’ compensation attorney can help you get out of this crucial and tricky situation with the best positive outcome for you.  Such an attorney can help you in various ways which include:

  • An attorney can help you ensure that you inform the court about your medical condition(s), needs, and requirements, in addition to helping you secure the medical benefits and treatment to which you are
  • Workers’ Compensation attorney can help you if your employer denies your claim.
  • A knowledgeable and distinguished attorney can not only inform you of the legal procedures involved, they can also guide you through the claim process by helping you with things such as the submission of required documents within the set time limit and providing the judge with the adequate evidence and documentation to support your claim.  Remember that if these obligations are not entirely and timely fulfilled your claim(s) can be dismissed.
  • An attorney can help you obtain the services of an alternative health provider (i.e.: a provider other than the one assigned by your employer).
  • An attorney can also help accelerate unduly delayed benefits and help you file a complaint regarding unjustified denials.
  • An attorney can help you file a lawsuit against your employer if they demote or dismiss you for filing a workers’ compensation claim.
  • An attorney can also help you gain additional compensation if you are injured through the use of defective tools or products, or if your injury is the result of a third party (someone outside of your employer).
  • An attorney can help you challenge adverse decisions made either by your employer, the employer’s insurance company or your States Workers’ Compensation Division.
  • An attorney can also help you file a case against the employer if they fail to provide you with the modified work environment that is recommended by your doctor or if they harass you after your return to

Contact the Law Office of Andrew S. Kasmer P.C., to obtain fair and square compensation for the troubles you face due to your work-related injuries.  Our diligent attorneys put all their effort into victoriously getting you out of this difficult situation of your life.

What should you do if you get injured at work?

Injured On The Job???

In spite of all the rules and regulations established by the government and the safety measures adopted by employers to safeguard the health and safety of their employees, accidents at work do happen.  Workplace injuries can lead to:

  1. FINANCIAL CRISIS;
  2. DISABILITY, both temporary and/or permanent;
  3. PHYSICAL LIMITATIONS AT WORK AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES; AND
  4. UNCERTAINTY ABOUT YOUR FUTURE

If you are injured at work, you can limit some of the above repercussions by adopting the following measures:

  • Immediately report your injury to your supervisor, including the time, nature, cause, and place of injury.
  • Seek medical attention and discuss the cause of your injuries with your medical provider, in detail.
  • If you are unable return to work because of your injury, obtain a note from your medical provider indicating that you are to remain off work until further notice.
  • Seek the help of an attorney, The law in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia allows a person to seek the help of an attorney without being charged any fees unless benefits are recovered on your behalf.

You may contact the Law Office of Andrew S. Kasmer P.C., where our diligent Workers’ Compensation attorneys will provide you with the necessary advice and assistance to help you get through this difficult situation.  Our knowledgeable attorneys and proficient staff will help you obtain the maximum workers’ compensation benefits allowed by law.

Remember, we will not charge you a fee unless we recover benefits on your behalf.