Work Injury Lawyer in Atlanta
Here at Van Sant Law, we are here to help you if you have sustained an injury while you were at work. If you are covered by workers’ compensation it means that some of your lost wages and your medical bills are likely to be covered.
If you think you have a claim you will need to submit your claim to start the claims procedure. While the process might seem easy, those who work in the field of workers’ compensation are expected to pay out the least amount of money possible. They do this through their claims adjusters and lawyers who will work hard to ensure you don’t always get the compensation you’re entitled to.
This is where we can come in and make a real difference. We are here to ensure that your claim no matter how large or small is filed correctly. We also want to make sure that your claim is processed and settled correctly and as quickly as possible.
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Please do not make the mistake of waiting until your workers’ compensation claim has been delayed or even denied. Call us today so we can get the ball rolling. We understand how the claims adjusters work and what they will do to try and limit the compensation you’re awarded. This is why we are happy to work for you to ensure that you get the compensation you are entitled to. In fact, we will work with the claims adjusters and the lawyers to make sure your side of the story is heard.
You Don’t Need to Prove Negligence
If you were injured while you were at work you won’t need to prove that your employer was negligent. All that you will need to prove is that you sustained an injury while you were at work. However, we know all too well that some employers, claims adjusters, and lawyers will do their best to ensure that:
- Your claim is denied
- Your payments are delayed
- You are accused of faking your injuries
- You are told that you have to go back to work before you have recovered
- You are offered a settlement that is much lower than you expected and it does not cover your medical expenses
This is what many lawyers, claims adjusters, and employers will do. They will try to save money where they can and when they can. This may well mean that you or anyone else who is involved in an accident in the workplace does not receive the compensation that they are entitled to.
What this means is that medical bills can go unpaid. Lost wages might not be recovered. Pain and suffering might not be accounted for and your injuries might not be taken seriously. This can lead to you suffering from even more stress. Here at Van Sant Law, we don’t think this is fair. This is why we are here to help you recover the compensation we think you’re eligible for.
If you have been injured at work, call us today. We have many offices around Atlanta and we can work with you to ensure you’re treated fairly and that you get the help you need to move on with your life.
If You Have Been Injured in The Workplace
If you sustain an injury while you’re at work you should get medical help as soon as you can. If you are not seriously injured, you should ask for help from the doctor that your employer has provided. If you are seriously injured you can get help from any doctor. Please note, you will need to follow the advice that your doctor gives you.
Your next step is to tell the employer what happened. You must do this so that you can receive workers’ compensation. You will need to inform your employer in no more than 30 days after the accident. Your employer will file a worker’s compensation claim and it’s up to the insurance carrier to accept or deny your claim.
If your claim is denied you can have a State Board of Workers’ Compensation Hearing. This is the point that some of our clients approach us for help. However, we think you have a greater chance of succeeding if you approach us once your claim has been filed. You’re much more likely to succeed because we will be fighting your corner.
Here at Van Sant Law, we have the experience, knowledge, and skill to help you claim the Workers’ compensation you are eligible for. If you have been injured in an accident at work, call us today. We are here for you.