Get the answers you need when faced with a personal injury or work accident. Here are some answers to common questions.
Why do I need a lawyer?
When you are injured in an accident that was not your fault, the other party’s insurance will attempt to settle your claim for as little money as possible. They are not looking out for your best interest.They will not making sure you are fully recovered from your injuries. You need a lawyer to insure you receive all of the compensation you are entitled to.
How much does it cost to hire a lawyer?
There are no upfront cost when you hire our services. We work exclusively on a contingency basis and receive payment for our services when we settle your claim.
What if there is a dispute about who was at fault in the accident?
By retaining an experienced attorney immediately after your accident, you can protect your interests by allowing our firm to thoroughly investigate the accident and determine who was negligent. With our resources, we can search for all witnesses, investigate the scene and witnesses, even hire experts when necessary to establish liability.
What is the value of my claim?
There is no easy answer to this question. Each accident and injury is different. So you need to discuss your particular case with one of our experienced attorneys. The value of any claim is usually based on the duration of medical treatment, the severity of injuries, property damage, lost wages and the degree that the accident has affected your ability to continue his life as before.
Does it cost anything to find out if I have a claim for workers compensation benefits?
The consultation is free. In fact, you never have to pay a fee out of pocket. The lawyer fee comes from the final settlement.
I’m hurt therefore can not travel. Do I have to go to your office to hire your law firm?
No. We can send someone to your home or the hospital, even on the same day you call.
If I file a workers compensation claim can my boss fire me?
It is against the law for an employer to discriminate against you for filing a compensation claim.
I’ve hired a law firm, but I’m not happy with their services. How easy is it to hire a new law firm to represent me?
Very easy. You do not need to do anything. Our office will contact your prior attorney and notify that our firm has been hired to take over the processing of your claim.
Should I trust the doctor that my employer has sent me to?
Of course not. The doctor you have been referred is paid by the workers compensation insurance company and if he expects to be referred future patients it will be in his best interest to accommodate the insurance company. As a result the doctor will tell the insurance company what he think the insurance company wants to hear, in other words, YOU NOT INJURED. We have a team of doctors to use. Our panel of doctors have shown us that they have ARE CONCERNED ABOUT YOU AND YOUR HEALTH.