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What do New York Workers’ Compensation Lawyers do? What do New York Workers’ Compensation Lawyers do?

When you have suffered from an injury or illness at work, you may be wondering if the right step to take would be working with a workers’ compensation lawyer to help you file a workers’ compensation claim. While a workers’ compensation claim may seem simple, your employer may attempt to deny your claim, or the insurance company your claim is filed with may outright deny your claim. Workers’ compensation claims can truly help those who have experienced lost wages, medical expenses, and have suffered mental anguish after they have been in a workplace accident. Don’t risk your claim getting denied. If you work with a lawyer from Polsky, Shouldice & Rosen, P.C., we will do our part to help you with your claim.

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If you are considering working with a lawyer, you may be asking yourself: what do New York workers’ compensation lawyers do? It is understandable that you may think you do not need to work with a lawyer through the process. In some cases, a workers’ compensation claim may be fairly simple. However, if you think the circumstances surrounding the injury at work may complicate your claim if you are worried about getting a denial, it can benefit you to work with a lawyer right off the bat.

Your workers’ compensation lawyer will be able to help you in numerous ways. They can:

Help clarify paperwork you need to fill out and make sure you did not miss anything
Speak with insurance on your behalf, especially if you are concerned about someone twisting your words
Help you if you are facing a denied workers’ compensation claim
Ensure you have evidence from the right sources when it comes to bolstering your claim and explaining why you need these benefits

Workers’ compensation lawyers will encourage you to do three things after you fall victim to a workplace injury:

Inform your employer (they should then write an incident report about your accident)
Get medical help as quickly as possible after the accident
Schedule a consultation with a lawyer so they can begin helping you as soon as possible

When you think about recovering after the accident, you may not realize how much unnecessary stress is placed on you if you are concerned that your claim will be denied or that you will have a hard time appealing a denied claim. When this is the case, it would benefit you greatly to work with a workers’ compensation lawyer. If you are ready to move forward with a lawyer, reach out to Polsky, Shouldice & Rosen, P.C. now.