If you are employed by a New Jersey company and are injured in a workplace accident, you are entitled by law to claim Workers’ Compensation benefits. You have to notify your employer that you were hurt, at which point you will be directed to see a Worker’s Comp doctor chosen by your employer’s insurance carrier.
If you are having trouble getting the benefits you deserve after being hurt at work because the Workers’ Compensation insurance carrier is fighting your claim, contact Team Law right away. We have helped thousands of injured workers get the benefits they are entitled to receive. We don’t back down to insurance companies or their lawyers. We fight tirelessly for your rights when you have suffered a workplace injury.
Workers’ Compensation insurance companies repeatedly refer injured workers to doctors who deal primarily with Workers’ Comp cases. These doctors rely on the insurance companies for the majority of their income and, therefore, have an obvious interest in getting injured employees back to the workplace as quickly as possible. In their haste to get people back to work, these doctors may attempt to cut corners with your care – denying requests for a visit to a specialist or sending you back to work on light duty before you feel you are well enough to return.
Insurance companies are in business to make money. It’s completely understandable that they want to limit liability and get you back to work quickly. As soon as medical treatment concludes and you are back to work, replacement pay ends as well. That being said, you shouldn’t be forced to go back to work too soon or be denied appropriate health care because of an insurance company’s bottom line. The knowledgeable attorneys at Team Law will deal with the insurance companies on your behalf. We will be on your side getting you the benefits you need to recover from your injuries.
In some situations, insurance companies attempt to deny or minimize the benefits an injured worker receives by saying that:
When the Workers’ Comp insurance carrier tries to get tough, you need a lawyer who won’t back down and is prepared to fight for your rights at the negotiating table and in court.
If your Workers’ Comp claim is denied, we will file a Petition on your behalf requesting a Hearing before a judge. During that Hearing, we will take on the insurance company’s attorney and fight for your rights. You can count on us to do our homework; we will show complete documentation of your case and work tirelessly to convince a judge that you are being unfairly denied benefits to which you are legally entitled.
The attorneys at Team Law will work to make sure you are treated with respect and compensated for the injuries you sustained at work. We have done it successfully for countless others in New Jersey and we will do it for you.
Contact us today for a free consultation about your injuries and your workers’ compensation case. We will explain your rights and let you know how we can help you get the benefits you deserve.
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