If you have received an injury in your workplace, you might find that you need to have a lawyer represent you and help with your workers’ compensation claim. However, you may not always need to work with an attorney. The following are reasons that you will want to start working with a San Diego workers’ compensation attorney as soon as possible.
If you have had any type of injury in the workplace that was serious enough that it required surgery, get in touch with an attorney. If you have injuries that have been deemed moderate to severe and you and the doctor do not think you will recover to the point you were before the injury, you could be awarded permanent disability. You will want to have an attorney help you with these cases.
Those who feel they are no longer able to go back to work at their current job, but who might be able to work in some other area, should get in touch with a workers’ comp attorney. In addition, those who feel they are not going to be able to work any type of job again will want to speak with an attorney.
Some of the other times that you might need to work with a workers’ compensation attorney is if you have medical benefits that have been denied, if you have preexisting conditions, believe that you are not getting the correct benefits, or if you do not agree with a decision that was made about your case by your employer or their insurance company, for example. In fact, whenever you have any questions or concerns, you will find that it is simply much easier to work with a qualified attorney.