When workers suffer an injury from a job-related accident or an occupational disease, they rely on worker compensation benefits to help pay for medical bills, vocational rehabilitation, and other related expenses.
When these benefit are wrongfully denied, this can cause undue hardship for workers and their families. The lawyers at Sternberg / Forsythe, P.A. strive to ensure that injured workers receive the workers compensation they need and deserve under the law.
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Our workers compensation attorneys help clients suffering from all types of work-related injuries and chronic pain, including:
As experienced 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.
In many cases, our lawyers seek to resolve benefit disputes through diligent, aggressive settlement negotiations. Settlements may cover all types of benefits, including:
A 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 a settlement because it allows them to obtain lump sum compensation. However, because lump sum settlements generally include all future benefit, worker who accept settlements are not entitled to additional compensation or benefits if their condition worsens.
This is just one reason why you should speak to a knowledgeable workers compensation attorney before agreeing to a settlement.
The worker’s compensation lawyers at the law offices of Sternberg / Forsythe, P.A. can help clients in cases against all types of workplace injuries employers and their insurers – from large corporations, to government entities, to small employers.
To discuss your worker’s compensation claim with a skilled worker’s compensation lawyer today, contact us online or at 561.687.5660 to schedule a free consultation.
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