Types of Workplace Injuries in Recovering Workers Compensation
Help from a skilled Florida attorney
When workers suffer injury in a workplace accident or suffer an occupational disease, they rely on workers compensation benefits to help pay for medical bills, vocational rehabilitation, and other related expenses. When these benefits are wrongfully denied it causes undue hardship for workers and their families.
The lawyers at Scott J. Sternberg & Associates, P.A. strives to ensure that injured workers receive the workers compensation they need and deserve under the law. If you live in Stuart or anywhere in Florida, our workers compensation attorneys help clients suffering from all types of work-related catastrophic injuries and chronic pain, including:
Many clients suffer from occupational diseases and illnesses, such as carpal tunnel syndrome or chronic back and neck pain caused by job conditions. As experienced Stuart workers compensation lawyers, we are familiar with these conditions and their causes, and we understand the importance of presenting a strong case in both negotiation and litigation.
Benefits of workers compensation settlements
In many cases, our lawyers seek to resolve benefits disputes through diligent, aggressive settlement negotiations. Settlements may cover all types of benefits, including:
- Medical benefits
- Lost wages
- Vocational rehabilitation
- Disability benefits
- Impairment benefits
- Death benefits
Settlement is often preferable to litigation because it is less time-consuming and costly, and it often helps employers and employees reach a more amicable resolution. In addition, many injured workers prefer settlement because it allows them to obtain lump sum Compensation. However, because lump sum settlements generally include all future benefits, workers who accept settlements are not entitled to future benefits if their injury or illness worsens. Because of this, you should speak to a knowledgeable workers compensation attorney before agreeing to a settlement.
Scott J. Sternberg & Associates, P.A. helps clients with workers compensation
Whether you a resident of Stuart or elsewhere in Florida, the workers compensation lawyers at the law office of Scott J. Sternberg & Associates, P.A. can help clients in cases against all types of employers and their insurers, from large corporations, to government entities, to small employers. To discuss your workers compensation claim with a skilled workers compensation lawyer today, contact us online or at 561.459.2483 to schedule a free consultation.
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