Robert Golan, PC of Golan & Masiakos, provides guidelines on if you should contact a workers compensation attorney
Plainview, NY -- (ReleaseWire) -- 06/28/2017 -- If you've been injured at work, you have to decide whether to hire a workers' compensation attorney or pursue a claim alone. If the case is fairly simple, legal assistance from a workers' compensation lawyer may not be necessary. For example, you may be able to pursue a claim alone if the following apply to you:
-The injury is minor
-The employer admits that the injury is work-related
-You missed little or no work due to the injury
-You have no pre-existing conditions or disabilities
Workplace injury cases, however, can become much more complicated. In these cases, a workers' compensation attorney can help you receive the entitled benefits. According to the National Law Review, workers who file a workers' comp claim without legal assistance usually receive only one-quarter of what their cases are actually worth. If any of the following are true, contact a workers' compensation attorney right away:
-The injury is moderate to severe, especially if it requires surgery
-The doctor believes that the injury will have a permanent effect on your health
-The employer denies the worker's claim
-The employer's settlement doesn't cover all lost wages or medical bills
-The injury prevents you from returning to the job or doing any work at all
-The boss has fired you, demoted you, or cut your hours/pay because you filed a workers' comp claim
-A third party contributed to the injury
-A pre-existing condition or disability
If at any point you feel unsure about the case, schedule a free consultation with a workers compensation disability attorney to identify any potential complications.
Do You Need a Workers Compensation Attorney, Long Island?
If you've been injured at work in the Queens, Nassau, or the Suffolk County area, attorney Robert Golan can help. Schedule a free consultation at 516-586-3910 or go to the Contacts page on our website.
For over 15 years, Robert Golan, PC has represented injured workers in their workers compensation cases. We serve the following areas of New York:
If you had a work-related accident and want to see if you have a case, contact Long Island workers compensation attorney, Robert Golan, PC. Mr. Golan gives his clients personal and professional service.
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Robert Golan, PC serves as a Long Island social security disability attorney and workers compensation attorney, serving Long Island, Nassau, Queens, and Suffolk County, New York.
We believe your accident and injuries are important. Robert Golan, PC is dedicated to providing you with excellent service. Contact us at 516-586-3910 to discuss your case.
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