By Your Side Throughout Your Case
If you’ve been hurt on the job, find out the legal options available to you right now. Contact an experienced workers' compensation lawyer at Ramsay Law Firm, P.A.
The workers’ compensation system often favors employers. With more than 60 years of combined litigation experience, our Charlotte-area workers’ compensation attorney know how to level the playing field to get you the money you deserve.
With our legal team handling your workers’ compensation claim, you can heal and be confident that we’re here for you every step of the way. We’ll help you get your settlement and be back at work as soon as possible.
Thousands of workers across the United States are injured every day in workplace accidents. When people are hurt on the job, they don’t always know what steps they need to take to protect themselves. Being unable to work can be as difficult as the injury itself because people take pride in their work and their ability to make a living.
Some employees wait until after the deadline to file a workers’ compensation claim and miss out on receiving necessary medical treatment and compensation for permanent or partial disabilities brought on by workplace injuries. At Ramsay Law Firm, P.A., we take the time to teach our clients about their legal rights and guide them through the entire workers’ compensation process.
We work as a team with our clients to craft the best solution for their unique needs because no two clients are alike. We are committed to treating each other and every client with respect.
- Can I lose my job if I file for benefits?
- How long is considered "too long" for me to be out of work?
- Who can treat my injuries?
- How can I pay for my medical expenses?
Will I Be Covered by Workers’ Comp?
Generally, you can rely on two main factors to determine whether your injuries qualify for coverage: first, if you’re an employee, and second, if your injury occurred as a result of your employment. However, there are many other factors that insurance companies and employers take into consideration, and they may deny your claim if, for example, you were intoxicated at work when you were injured, or if you’re in a profession that isn’t covered by the workers’ comp system. It’s important to hire a workers’ comp attorney who can assess your situation and determine whether you have a right to benefits.
What Benefits Are Available?
When you receive workers’ compensation benefits, you can have your medical bills covered, including the costs of all office visits, treatments, hospital stays, and procedure-like surgeries. You can also receive your regular pay to make up for lost wages, as well as temporary or permanent disability payments. After a loved one dies on the job, their surviving family members can receive death benefits, including a stipend for funeral expenses.
Why Do I Need a Lawyer?
Though your eligibility for workers’ comp benefits may seem clear-cut, there are countless claims that are denied by employers and insurance companies for various reasons. Insurance companies often try to undermine or reject claims in an effort to save money, and they do this by looking for any lack of evidence that your injuries are work-related. By having an attorney who can gather the evidence you need to support your claim, you can make sure you receive the benefits you deserve to heal.