Do I need an attorney for my workers’ compensation claim?
You may be known as a do-it-yourself" kind of person. ButHere are two reasons you may want you to think twice before settling a claim on your own.Attorneys are proficient in the lawWorkers' compensation statutes aren't exactly nighttime reading. It can be difficult to comprehend what an injured worker's rights are and what you may be entitled to. Do you have to consent to a release of your medical records? What is an independent medical examination? What does subrogation mean? A workers' compensation attorney will be able to answer these questions and provide you with further clarification as needed.Attorneys are trained negotiatorsWhen it comes down to settling your case, it is highly unlikely that an adjuster will hand over the maximum compensation right off-the-bat. Instead, they will try to settle [...]