How Long Do I Have To File A Workers’ Compensation Claim?
If You Were Injured At Work, Do Not Hesitate To File A Claim
Any number of safety hazards can cause an accident at work. If you suffer an injury in an accident at work, you will want to file for workers’ compensation as soon as possible. When you file for workers’ compensation you will have to deal with your employer’s insurance company, and it may be necessary for you to hire a lawyer to communicate with the insurance company. Our attorneys have dealt with insurance companies for more than 35 years on behalf of injured workers like you.
Our legal team at Rosenthal, Levy, Simon & Sosa is bilingual, dedicated and client-driven. We provide you with the guidance you need and deserve. along with our pledge to focus all our skills and service to your claim. We have achieved favorable outcomes for countless injured workers over the years. Providing you with the advice and support you need is important to us.
How Long Do I Have To File A Worker’s Compensation Claim?
While you have up to 30 days from the date of the accident to notify your employer of your injury and file a claim, it is a good idea to take action well before this deadline. The claim process can last for months depending on the insurance company. When you file an insurance claim, the adjusters will try their best to deny you compensation, or limit it to a figure below what you are truly owed. One of our experienced attorneys can deal with the insurance people to make sure you are not denied the benefits you deserve.
It is also in the best interests of other employees for you to file as soon as possible. Reporting your injury will give cause for an investigation of how it occurred. Depending on your situation, your report may make others aware of a safety hazard that could affect other workers.
Florida Attorneys Dedicated To Providing Client-Driven Service
Schedule your free consultation with our West Palm Beach or Port St. Lucie attorneys by calling 561-478-2500. You can also fill out this online contact form and one of our trusted and professional legal team members will be in contact with you.