Do I Need to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?
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Do I Need to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

In some injury cases you might not need to hire a lawyer. If

you have only suffered small injuries that won’t require you to

take a lot of time off work, and you’re sure that you won’t

suffer from your injuries in the future, you might be able to

handle the situation yourself. However, it is always a good

idea to consult with a Long Island Workers’ Compensation

law firm just in case.

How Does a Workers’ Compensation

Attorney Help Your Case?

In some Workers’ Comp cases, you might feel that you don’t

need a lawyer, but an experienced attorney will be able to

foresee that you will have issues down the road without

retaining a professional. What seems like a small injury now, like a minor back pain that you assume is

just a pulled muscle, could end up turning into a major problem down the road.

If your case is not a straightforward one, the attorney will often be able to foresee that the employer’s

insurance company is not going to be willing to pay an adequate settlement without a trial. Representing

yourself at a worker’s comp trial can be a huge mistake and get you much less compensation than you


Signs You Should Hire a Worker’s Compensation Attorney:

1.Your injuries are bad enough to significantly affect your life now or down the road. For example,

you will need to have surgery and take time off to recover.

2.Your place of employment is not properly insured for worker’s comp claims.

3.Your physician has doubts that you will make a full recovery or suggests that your quality of life

might not be the same as before the accident.

4.You already had other disabilities prior to the accident.

5.The insurance company has already denied to pay the claim.

6.You are not happy with the benefits or medical treatment you are receiving.

7.You don’t think you can work regularly at your current job or any future employment.

8.You are confused or stressed out about the worker’s comp process and would prefer to have an

expert handle the claim on your behalf.

Keep in mind that there is no harm in consulting with a worker’s compensation lawyer. An experienced

Long Island Workers’ Compensation law firmcan let you know during the free consultation if your case

is simple and straightforward enough that you can handle it on your own.


Since attorneys work on a contingency basis, they do not earn money unless they win a significant

settlement or verdict in your case. Therefore, they have no incentive to lie to you and tell you that you

don’t need a lawyer if you really don’t need one.

Receive a Free Work Accident Compensation Consultation

Robert Golan PC is ready to help you and to discuss your case. We can help you get started with your

Long Island Workers’ Compensation case. Contact our experienced injury attorney to find out your next


Even if you have already applied for Workers’ Compensation on your own, have been turned down, or

are currently stuck in the process, contact us. We canhelp with your case. Call us at 516 586-3910 for a

free consultation.

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