hiring a workers compensation attorney
Deciding whether to hire a lawyer for your claim may be the most important decision you make in your case. Unfortunately, many injured workers do not receive the compensation they need. Disputes will arise over the medical process, providers, and your ability to return to work.
Many workers have experienced this process, and it is not always easy to get the results you want when dealing with workers’ compensation insurance companies. You might be passed around to several different adjusters; you might need to explain your story several different times; and in the end, your benefits might not be covered in the way that they are supposed to be. This is when having an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer fighting by your side is most valuable. By doing much of this legwork for you, you can take time to focus on getting better, as opposed to dealing with the forms, the legal arguments and other paperwork required to get you the benefits you are entitled to.
Helping Injured Workers with North Carolina Workers’ Compensation Claims
If you have suffered work related injuries, illness, or disease there is a good chance that you are entitled to workers’ compensation. Additionally, if a third party’s negligence contributed to your workplace injury or construction accident, a good workers’ compensation lawyer can help you recover additional compensation.
Contact the law firm of Hemmings & Stevens, PLLC today to learn more about your case and what we can do to assist you. We offer free initial consultations and work on a contingent fee basis, which means there are no fees unless we make a recovery for you. Based in Raleigh, we handle workers’ compensation cases statewide.
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