Southfield Workers' Compensation
Have you sustained an injury while performing your job? Are your lost wages and medical bills becoming more than you can handle? Don’t worry: we’re here to help.
At Morgan & Morgan, we understand that the consequences of an on-the-job accident extend beyond physical pain. Your injury is undoubtedly stressful, and seemingly endless expenses can further complicate your situation. You didn’t ask to be injured; you deserve to be compensated for your hardship.
You shouldn’t have to fight the insurance company bullies alone. If your workers’ compensation claim was unjustly denied, our firm can guide you through the appeals process and give you the best possible chance of securing the compensation you’re entitled to. Plus, it costs nothing to hire us and we only get paid if we win your case.
Complete a free, no-obligation case evaluation today and see why there’s only one Morgan & Morgan.
What is Workers’ Compensation Insurance?
An unexpected injury can restrict your ability to work and earn a paycheck. Workers’ compensation was designed to assist those who are unable to work by providing them with financial relief during their recovery. In many cases, workers’ compensation insurance is a necessity for these individuals, so a denied claim can make the situation seem all the direr. Let us help.
Here are a few injuries that would qualify for workers’ compensation insurance:
- Head injuries (traumatic brain injuries, concussions)
- Broken bones
- Herniated spinal discs
- Occupational illness/injury (mesothelioma, hearing/sight loss)
- Burns (chemical or heat)
Do I Need a Lawyer?
Many individuals rely on workers’ compensation insurance to pay their bills and feed their families while they are unable to work. Unfortunately, insurance companies don’t always take this into account and will deny people who are clearly eligible for benefits. They could also attempt to devalue your claim, even though your injuries could qualify for a higher compensation amount.
By teaming up with a workers’ compensation lawyer, you can fight back against the unethical insurance company and work to secure the restitution you’re entitled to. Insurance companies know how relentlessly we advocate for our clients and are more likely to offer higher settlements to prevent the case from going to court.
How Do You Appeal a Workers’ Compensation Denial?
You could still be eligible for benefits. Insurance companies and apathetic employers have been known to act unethically to devalue your case and prevent you from receiving the compensation you’re entitled to. For example, they could claim your injury is from a previous condition, that it didn’t occur while at work, or even suggest that your injury doesn’t exist at all.
To fight back, you have to appeal the verdict. However, Michigan law only allows up to 30 days after receiving a denial to file an appeal, so it’s important to not waste time.
What Damages Can I Recover?
If you’ve been injured while performing your daily occupational duties, you’re entitled to recover:
- Medical expenses (including appliances such as hearing aids)
- Lost wages
- Rehabilitation services
- Disability benefits (partial or total depending on the severity of your injury)
Contact Morgan & Morgan
No one should be burdened with the expense for an accident they didn’t cause. With over 700 trial-ready attorneys and an extensive network of resources at our disposal, we can fight back against the bully and give your case the attention it deserves.
Fill out a free, no-risk case evaluation to get started.