Job Injury Claim Denied? Let an Experienced Workers' Compensation Lawyer Handle Your Appeal
You've been hurt on the job, and have filed a claim for workers' compensation benefits. But there is no guarantee that your claim will be approved. In fact, many claims are initially denied. There is an appeals process, but putting together a strong case for benefits can be complicated. The experienced workers' compensation attorneys at The Law Offices of Deborah G. Kohl can help.
If you filed a Workers' Compensation application after being injured at work, but your job injury claim was rejected, we can help. Many of our Work Comp clients come to us after they're first attempt to obtain Workers' Compensation benefits were denied, usually due to a number of common application mistakes that, without the help of a knowledgeable, effective Work Comp attorney, are understandable. Even very clear-cut workplace injury claims are routinely denied-construction accidents, falls from heights, toxic exposure to chemicals and fumes, work-related car accidents , healthcare worker injuries and machine accidents. For workers who have pain or illness that gradually evolved, such as repetitive stress syndrome, loss of hearing or work-related heart attack from increasing job pressure, it can be yet more difficult to prove an on-the-job injury to dismissive Work Comp insurance adjusters. That's where we come in. We have been winning Work Comp appeal cases for over 35 years, and we'll go to bat for you too.
Our Aggressive RI and MA Work Comp Lawyers Will Go After the Job Injury Benefits You Deserve
The workers' compensation system is supposed to help people who have been hurt on the job. But employers and insurance companies can challenge claims. Employers may question whether you actually sustained your injury on the job. Insurance companies can dispute the extent of your injury, and pressure you to return to work while you are still recovering.
If your Work Comp claim was denied, don't despair. Call the Law Offices of Deborah G. Kohl and let us put our three decades of Work Comp expertise and familiarity with the Rhode Island and Massachusetts Workers' Compensation court systems to work for you. Make sure you have all work injury documentation, including the original injury report, any photographs of your injury, your first Work Comp application, any communications you've received from the Work Comp insurance company, your employer and doctors, as well as your own documentation of your job injury and pain. We will also need contact information for any healthcare providers, such as occupational therapists, orthopedic surgeons and vocational rehabilitation workers. We will take all this information and do any needed further research in order to build a powerful Work Comp appeal case for you, handling all Workers' Compensation paperwork, dealing with Work Comp insurance companies and setting up court dates.
Don't let a dismissive Workers' Comp insurance adjuster bully you into thinking your pain or illness isn't job-related. Take action by making sure you have a relentless Massachusetts and Rhode Island Work Comp attorney at your side. Call us today at (508)677-4900 or contact us online for a free case evaluation. Every discussion is confidential and you pay nothing until we win.