There is an old adage that claims that if you want something done right, you should do it yourself. In the real world however, this is not always the best option and, sometimes, it is best to consult with and hire professionals to do a certain job. When it comes to legal matters, representing yourself is almost never recommended and this is even more true in lawsuits involving workers’ compensation.
Workers’ compensation is the program that any injured employee can utilize to receive financial assistance from his or her employer and its insurance company to help pay for medical costs associated with the injury. This is a right granted to any employee, however, sometimes, an employer or insurance company will try to get around this and deny the employee this compensation. This is when a workers’ compensation lawsuit begins.
It is important to have an attorney that specializes in this kind of law on your side, if you have to go through such a case, because it dramatically increases your chances of winning. The employer and insurance company will no doubt have their own attorneys and they deal with cases like this all the time. This would stack the odds strongly against you if you had to go it alone.
Thankfully, you don’t have to and having your own experienced lawyer will help even the odds. Additionally, a lawyer can provide guidance and assistance in preparation for and throughout the case, which will take a lot of stress off. As an injured employee, recovery should be the first priority, which leaves the legal battle to the lawyer.
At the Franco Law Firm, we have helped many people across Tampa Bay and beyond fight for their workers’ compensation and see it won for them. To learn more about how we can serve you in this way as well, please call us at (813) 872-0929 and we can have a free consultation scheduled today.