Finding the Right Workers’ Compensation Attorney
You are injured on the job and are seeking a Worker’s Compensation attorney. You already have a lot on your plate as is, you should not have to struggle as you search for an attorney’s help. The following are a few tips to help you in your search.
Recommendations Often times someone you know, a neighbor, a friend, or a family member has been injured on the job. They may have some experience with the Workers’ Compensation process, so asking them for an attorney they recommend can be helpful. If they have been in your situation, and have successfully gotten the benefits and help they need, then their recommendation will be reassuring. Even if you do not personally know someone who suffered a work injury, you can use the internet. Internet searches on attorneys you have heard about, seen an advertisement about, or just attorneys in your local area can help you refine your search. You can oftentimes find testimonials of past clients, or see a rating given to an attorney.
A huge factor you should consider is experience. Sometimes it is difficult to see which attorney will benefit you. There are many television and radio commercials, billboards and print ads, and it can be overwhelming. Unfortunately the important qualities like trustworthiness and depth of knowledge are not apparent in any advertisement, which makes the process of choosing an attorney all the more challenging. A good tip is considering the years of experience and amount of successful cases, that can give you an idea of how knowledgeable an attorney is to manage the Workers Compensation system and ultimately get you what you deserve.
Use the Free Consultations
Many Workers’ Compensation attorneys offer free consultations, and that is something to take advantage of. During this consultation you can discuss your case and see what route the attorney will take, if you choose to hire them. This is also an opportunity to ask the attorney questions such as how many years of experience they have practicing Workers’ Compensation, their success rate, or any other doubts or questions you may have. This can be regarding either how they handle the Workers’ Compensation process or something pertaining to your specific case. Remember these consultations are free and have no commitment attached to them, so just because you attend a free consultation, does not mean you have to hire them.
Here at the law office of Maurice L. Abarr, Lawyers Inc, we have 43 years of experience helping injured workers get the benefits they deserve. We have closed over 2,300 cases successfully. If you have any questions or concerns about your case or the Worker’s Compensation process, do not hesitate in contacting us. We are here to help.