Work injury cases are complex and a non-legal professional can feel frustrated and lost in the wake of an injury at work. In this article, we are going to discuss a few of the potential consequences of not hiring a worker’s compensation lawyer after an injury on the job.
Your Employer Takes Advantage of You
Even if you have a great relationship with your boss and they seem to have your best interests in mind after an accident, they do not. Your employer is concerned about their bottom line, and a work comp case can increase their insurance rates and cost them money. As a result, employers often do everything in their power to keep work comp costs to a minimum, denying deserved benefits to workers in the process. If you don’t have a work comp attorney working for you there’s not much you can do to prevent this.
Insurance Companies Walk All over You
Insurance companies are the primary players in any work comp case. Your employer has a worker’s compensation insurance policy through an insurer that protects them in the event of a work injury. But just like with auto insurance policies, the insurance company will do everything it can to deny your claim so they don’t have to pay out benefits. A work injury attorney can hold the insurance company accountable and get you every penny you deserve.
If you have been injured at work in the state of Minnesota, you need a competent worker’s compensation lawyer on your side to defend your rights as an employee. Dean Margolis has been helping injured workers in Minnesota for the past three decades. He knows the Minnesota work comp system inside and out, and has relationships with judges, prosecutors, and other legal professionals that will help your case. Best of all, at Margolis Law Firm we work on contingency fee basis, so you don’t have to pay us anything unless we recover money for you. Call today to set up your free initial work comp case review with attorney Dean Margolis.
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