Should I Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

A work-related injury or illness can turn your world upside down. In the face of mounting medical bills and lost wages, it may be time to seriously consider hiring a workers’ compensation attorney to handle your case. Although the Florida workers’ compensation system is designed to financially assist workers, many still find it difficult to obtain the benefits they are entitled to. Having a skilled workers’ compensation in your corner can make all the difference.

Marshall S. Adler has been fighting for the rights of injured workers in Central Florida for over 30 years. He is committed to helping you and your family get on the road to recovery.

To learn more about your rights and Florida Workers’ Compensation benefits, contact the Law Firm of Marshall S. Adler, P.A. Call us now at (407) 648-5523.

Situations That Require a Workers’ Compensation Attorney:

  • Your injury or illness requires extensive medical treatment or has resulted in permanent disability
  • Your medical condition prevents you from returning to your job, or doing any kind of work at all
  • You are not receiving benefits in a timely manner
    Your petition for benefits has been denied
  • Your employer’s settlement offer doesn’t adequately cover all your lost wages or medical bills
  • The workers’ comp doctor released you before you were ready or won’t refer you to a specialist
  • Your employer has retaliated against you for filing a claim
  • You are seeking social security disability benefits
  • You want to file a lawsuit against a third party
  • You have a pre-existing injury

What a Workers’ Comp Attorney Can Do For You

A workers’ comp attorney is well-versed in all aspects of workers’ compensation law.

Should I Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

A work-related injury or illness can turn your world upside down. In the face of mounting medical bills and lost wages, it may be time to seriously consider hiring a workers’ compensation attorney to handle your case. Although the Florida workers’ compensation system is designed to financially assist workers, many still find it difficult to obtain the benefits they are entitled to. Having a skilled workers’ compensation in your corner can make all the difference.

Marshall S. Adler has been fighting for the rights of injured workers in Central Florida for over 30 years. He is committed to helping you and your family get on the road to recovery.

To learn more about your rights and Florida Workers’ Compensation benefits, contact the Law Firm of Marshall S. Adler, P.A. Call us now at (407) 648-5523.

Situations That Require a Workers’ Compensation Attorney:

  • Your injury or illness requires extensive medical treatment or has resulted in permanent disability
  • Your medical condition prevents you from returning to your job, or doing any kind of work at all
  • You are not receiving benefits in a timely manner
    Your petition for benefits has been denied
  • Your employer’s settlement offer doesn’t adequately cover all your lost wages or medical bills
  • The workers’ comp doctor released you before you were ready or won’t refer you to a specialist
  • Your employer has retaliated against you for filing a claim
  • You are seeking social security disability benefits
  • You want to file a lawsuit against a third party
  • You have a pre-existing injury

What a Workers’ Comp Attorney Can Do For You

A workers’ comp attorney is well-versed in all aspects of workers’ compensation law.

Ensure You Receive Medical Care

In most cases, employers and their insurers have the right to control which doctors and healthcare providers an injured worker can see. The “company doctor” works for the insurance company and may try to diminish the severity of your workplace injury or illness. The Law Office of Marshall S. Adler has spent nearly three decades serving clients in Central Florida and has become familiar with the doctors, surgeons, and healthcare providers in the area. We are committed to making sure you get the best medical care possible from a doctor you trust.

Obtain Maximum Possible Benefits

Do not assume that your employer and/or their insurance company will do the right thing and pay you what your claim is worth. Their goal is to get you back to work as quickly and cheaply as possible. A workers’ comp lawyer knows how to calculate the true value of a claim, taking into account a number of factors including current and future medical costs, lost wages, and degree of permanent disability. Mr. Adler may also consult with experts in a variety of fields to make sure you will be able to meet your financial obligations now and in the future.

Negotiate With Your Employer’s Workers’ Compensation Insurance Carrier
Your employer and their insurance company will have a sophisticated legal team representing their interests during the workers’ comp claims process. Without legal counsel of your own, you’ll be at a tremendous disadvantage. Workers’ comp attorney Marshall Adler has extensive experience dealing with insurance companies and is familiar with the tactics and strategies they use to reduce or deny benefits. With him on your side, you won’t have to worry about being taken advantage of.

Gather Medical Evidence to Support Your Claim

One of the most common reasons workers’ comp claims get denied is because of insufficient evidence. A workers’ compensation lawyer will investigate how your workplace accident or illness occurred and gather evidence to substantiate your claim. This will likely include obtaining medical records and medical opinions from the doctor/s who are treating you. To further bolster your case, outside medical experts may be brought in to confirm the seriousness of your injury or illness and the medical care required to treat the condition.

Handle the Claims Process

The Florida workers’ compensation system is complex and tedious. There are strict rules, procedures, and deadlines that must be adhered to. Workers’ compensation attorneys are intimately familiar with the process and can help you avoid making any mistakes that could damage your claim. Mr. Adler is well-equipped to gather all the appropriate documentation to build a strong claim and will handle filing a petition for benefits with the Office of Judges of Compensation Claims.

Appeal a Denied Claim

Employers and their workers’ comp insurers regularly deny valid claims to avoid paying out benefits. When this happens, a workers’ comp lawyer can help you appeal the decision by filing a petition with the Division of Administration Hearings, representing you at mediation, and at any Hearings before a Judge of Compensation Claims.

Ensure You Receive Medical Care

In most cases, employers and their insurers have the right to control which doctors and healthcare providers an injured worker can see. The “company doctor” works for the insurance company and may try to diminish the severity of your workplace injury or illness. The Law Office of Marshall S. Adler has spent nearly three decades serving clients in Central Florida and has become familiar with the doctors, surgeons, and healthcare providers in the area. We are committed to making sure you get the best medical care possible from a doctor you trust.

Obtain Maximum Possible Benefits

Do not assume that your employer and/or their insurance company will do the right thing and pay you what your claim is worth. Their goal is to get you back to work as quickly and cheaply as possible. A workers’ comp lawyer knows how to calculate the true value of a claim, taking into account a number of factors including current and future medical costs, lost wages, and degree of permanent disability. Mr. Adler may also consult with experts in a variety of fields to make sure you will be able to meet your financial obligations now and in the future.

Negotiate With Your Employer’s Workers’ Compensation Insurance Carrier
Your employer and their insurance company will have a sophisticated legal team representing their interests during the workers’ comp claims process. Without legal counsel of your own, you’ll be at a tremendous disadvantage. Workers’ comp attorney Marshall Adler has extensive experience dealing with insurance companies and is familiar with the tactics and strategies they use to reduce or deny benefits. With him on your side, you won’t have to worry about being taken advantage of.

Gather Medical Evidence to Support Your Claim

One of the most common reasons workers’ comp claims get denied is because of insufficient evidence. A workers’ compensation lawyer will investigate how your workplace accident or illness occurred and gather evidence to substantiate your claim. This will likely include obtaining medical records and medical opinions from the doctor/s who are treating you. To further bolster your case, outside medical experts may be brought in to confirm the seriousness of your injury or illness and the medical care required to treat the condition.

Handle the Claims Process

The Florida workers’ compensation system is complex and tedious. There are strict rules, procedures, and deadlines that must be adhered to. Workers’ compensation attorneys are intimately familiar with the process and can help you avoid making any mistakes that could damage your claim. Mr. Adler is well-equipped to gather all the appropriate documentation to build a strong claim and will handle filing a petition for benefits with the Office of Judges of Compensation Claims.

Appeal a Denied Claim

Employers and their workers’ comp insurers regularly deny valid claims to avoid paying out benefits. When this happens, a workers’ comp lawyer can help you appeal the decision by filing a petition with the Division of Administration Hearings, representing you at mediation, and at any Hearings before a Judge of Compensation Claims.