Workers Compensation Case Study

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When an employee is injured at work, the employer probably has workers’ compensation insurance to cover the accident. But collecting benefits is not easy. The Hodgman Law Firm PA, in Greensboro, NC, has fought successfully for the rights of injured employees in workers’ compensation and other work accident cases since 1972. Employees injured while working should seek medical attention immediately. They should notify their employers verbally and in writing as soon as possible after an injury occurs. Filling out a workers’ compensation claim form and turning it in is crucial to pursue a claim for benefits. Employers may try to deny benefits if the employees fail to take these steps. workers-compensation-Greensboro-NC Even when the employee has filed a workers’ comp claim correctly, employers may contest payment of benefits. They may argue that the injury did not occur in the course of employment, or that the injury is not eligible for compensation. Cases are difficult when injuries are not obvious or physical, such as post-traumatic or stress-related injuries. Proving such workers’ compensation cases demands substantial medical evidence and legal research.…show more content…
The firm is dedicated to obtaining full benefits for their clients, whether they file for workers’ compensation or file an injury lawsuit. The legal skills, successes and high ethical and professional standards of the attorneys have earned the workers’ comp firm an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. It is the highest rating that the nationally recognized legal organization
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