If you are injured at work, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.
These benefits are designed to help you pay for injury-related medical treatment and cover a portion of your wages.
After you suffer a work-related injury, it is vitally important that you take the following steps:
If you fail to report your injuries to your employer in a timely fashion, it my affect your right to recover workers’ compensation benefits. Your employer is not obligated to pay for your injury-related medical treatment or a portion of your wages until you give notice of your accident.
You should also consider hiring an experienced Alabama workers’ compensation lawyer to represent your interests and guide you through the workers’ compensation claim process. Your employer its workers’ compensation insurance carrier has an economic interest in denying your Alabama workers’ compensation claim. You need someone to help you cut through the red tape and recover the workers’ compensation benefits you need right away. Contact the experienced Alabama workers’ compensation attorneys at Morris, King and Hodge.
While you recover from your work-related injury, we will conduct an evaluation of your Alabama workers’ compensation claim. We will perform a full investigation of the accident scene, interview any witnesses, and take pictures of the equipment or vehicles involved. We can also advise you how returning to work, pension benefits, and unemployment compensation may impact your Alabama workers’ compensation claim.
Even if your injury is covered by the Alabama Worker’s Compensation Act, we may be able to recover compensation for your lost wages, injuries, pain and suffering, and medical expenses if the party responsible for your injury is someone other than your employer.
Within days of your work-related accident, a lawyer representing your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance company will normally offer a quick settlement before you know how serious your injuries are. This lawyer’s chief concern is limiting the amount of money that the insurance company pays out. When an insurance company presents a settlement offer, it is in your best interests to discuss the situation with a lawyer. Contact the Alabama workers’ compensation lawyers at Morris, King and Hodge. We are familiar with the many tactics that insurance companies use to get you to settle quickly and for less compensation that you deserve. Our firm has years of experience dealing with insurance companies and handling Alabama workers’ compensation claims. Our Alabama workers’ compensation lawyers want to make sure that you are completely compensated for all financial losses that you may have assumed from the job-related accident, such as medical bills and any lost income from the injuries that you suffered. We will identify all possible sources of compensation for your injuries and contact the appropriate insurance companies on your behalf. While our attorneys usually try to negotiate a fair settlement before filing a lawsuit, we will not hesitate to go to trial if necessary to stand up for your rights. Our Alabama workers’ compensation lawyers will aggressively pursue a just resolution to your case.
We pay all up-front costs and you pay nothing unless we win your case. The attorney’s fees in Alabama workers’ compensation are limited by statute.
From our office in Huntsville, Morris, King and Hodge, easily serves Alabama workers’ compensation claimants throughout Alabama, including the cities of Athens, Decatur, Florence, Fort Payne, Guntersville, Huntsville and Scottsboro. If you think that we can help you like we have helped so many other Alabamians with their Alabama workers’ compensation claims, please call our Huntsville office at (256)-536-0588, or complete our quick contact web form. The Alabama workers’ compensation lawyers at Morris, King and Hodge, can help you.