16 Nov Answers to 6 Most Commonly Asked Questions about Workers’ Compensation
Workers’ compensation is your right if you are injured on the job, carrying out work related tasks or activities. But many cases may be denied due to a lack of knowledge, gaps in documentation or delay in filing. Here are answers to most common queries on workers’ compensation claims.
Is it absolutely important to have an attorney?
Hiring an attorney is up to you. But remember that your employer will be represented by an attorney. It is the attorney who is authorized to offer legal advice. Your attorney will also serve as your representative to the insurance company.
What can I do if my claim is denied?
In case of a claim denial, you can protest the ‘Notice of Claim Status’. At the same time, it is very important that you seek legal advice as soon as possible.
What is claim closure?
If your claim is closed, you have a limited time to protest the closure. Legal advice from an experienced attorney can make or break your case.
What happens if the insurance company refuses to pay for my medical treatment?
Injured workers are entitled to medical treatment. If your employer’s insurance company is refusing to pay for your medical treatment, see an attorney.
How much do I deserve in my claim?
In Arizona, you receive temporary disability benefits if you lose your wages, depending upon your average monthly wage at the time of the injury. Once the wage is set incorrectly, it may prevent your from receiving all the benefits you should have.
How much does an attorney charge?
Workers’ compensation attorneys often charge a fee contingent upon you receiving benefits. If you don’t receive benefits, the attorney doesn’t get the fee.
An experienced Arizona workers compensation lawyer in Phoenix, AZ can help you obtain the benefits you deserve. To schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with the best workers’ compensation lawyers in Phoenix, Arizona, call Arizona Injury Law Group at 602-346-9009.