Clients have informed us about situations where supervisors have refused to fill out an incident report because the injury was not severe or because they didn’t know the exact date/time their pain started.
According to OSHA, more than 3,000,000 workers are injured on the job each year. Those injured workers rely on the workers compensation system to provide them wage loss benefits and the payment of medical expenses while they are recovering.
However, the workers compensation system is not your friend. Your employer and their insurance company have their own lawyers. They are making records about your case and do not assume that they will accurately document the facts.
Many injured workers are denied their benefits or are only offered a small percentage of what they actually need and are lawfully entitled to receive.
Clients have informed us about situations where supervisors have refused to fill out an incident report because the injury was not severe or because they didn’t know the exact date/time their pain started, despite your explaining that the repetitive nature of your job causes your pain every day.
When Should You Contact a St. Louis Work Comp Attorney?
At the Law Office of James M. Hoffmann, we can help at any stage of the workers comp process. It is important that you contact a St. Louis workers comp attorney if:
- Your employer has denied that you were injured on the job
- You were refused medical treatment
- The insurance company has denied your claim
- Your doctor says your injury isn’t work-related
- You were promised compensation, but you never received it
- You are without income
- Your employer doesn’t carry workers compensation
- A third-party is responsible for your accident
Please do not hesitate to contact our law office, regardless of what stage you’re in of the workers compensation process!
Contact a St. Louis Worker Compensation Lawyer Today!
When injured, you need answers and money quickly. You have bills to pay, a family to take care of, and a job to go back to. We will strive to resolve your claim quickly. Before leaving our firm after your first appointment, we will fully explain the legal process to you and will contact the insurance company. The majority of our workers’ compensation claims are well underway within the twenty-four hours.
Call us today at (314) 361-4300 or fill out our online contact form to schedule your free consultation.