Workers' compensation is the system that compensates employees who are injured on the job financially without requiring a personal injury lawsuit. But do you need a lawyer to guide you through the process?
The system is set up to be "no fault," meaning that any negligence on the part of the employee or the employer is not at issue. Nevertheless, successfully claiming workers' compensation benefits can be a complicated, frustrating process, especially if your claim is denied.
Working with a workers' compensation attorney may be the best way to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve for your injuries. Here are five things a workers' comp lawyer can do that you probably can't: