It is disappointing and frustrating if you were injured on the job, filed for workers’ compensation, and received a denial of your claim. Your workplace injury has made performing your job difficult or even impossible. In addition to the loss of income, you are faced with medical bills and other expenses and may be unable to provide for your family.
However, it’s important to remember that you can file an appeal. With an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer as your advocate from Kogan & DiSalvo, you can take action that gives you another chance to obtain the benefits you need and deserve. We fight for the rights of injured workers in Tampa, across Hillsborough County, and throughout the state of Florida. Call today for a free consultation.
Employers and their insurance providers use several tactics to deny or limit the workers’ comp benefits sought by their injured employees, which may include the following:
No matter how adamantly your employer or their insurance company argues for a denied claim, the law protects injured workers–especially when the facts support your claim, and you have a skilled attorney handling your workers’ comp appeal.
At Kogan & DiSalvo, we are skilled and experienced negotiators, and we may be able to secure payment of benefits without having to file a formal appeal.
If we cannot resolve the dispute, we will file a Petition for Workers’ Compensation Benefits with the Office of the Judges of Compensation Claims. While you can undertake this by yourself, you are much more likely to obtain a favorable result by enlisting the services of an experienced Florida workers’ comp attorney.
A skilled lawyer can do the following on your behalf:
A single mistake in filing a workers’ comp appeal can prove costly, leaving you without benefits or much less than you need to recover and remain financially solvent. With an experienced workers’ comp appeal attorney, you can maximize your chances of obtaining the full benefits you worked for and deserve.
Has your workers’ comp claim been denied? Insurance companies often don’t fight fair. Even in a no-fault system, claims are often unjustly denied. Our team at Kogan & DiSalvo can help you navigate the workers’ compensation system and identify options for pursuing damages. We understand this is more than a legal issue for you—it is your life.
We are here to help you make informed decisions and get the compensation you need and deserve. To discuss your case, please call us today. Your initial consultation is free, and you don’t pay anything unless we achieve a favorable outcome.