Tampa Workers' Compensation Lawyer
If you or a loved one has sustained a work related injury, you may feel overwhelmed and confused about where to go from here. When faced with loss of wages and mounting medical bills after a work-related personal injury, the last thing you need is to be confronted with difficulty receiving your workers' compensation benefits.
As a Florida worker, you have a right to collect wage replacement and medical benefits for your injuries. The Florida Administrative Code Chapter 69L-3 contains the forms for reporting injury or illness and requesting workers' compensation Social Security disability benefits. To view these forms, click here. As of January 1, 2012, Florida's Department of Economic Opportunity has determined that the statewide average for the maximum workers' compensation rate is to be $803.00. There are certain exceptions and rules that apply, and the trusted legal professionals from our firm are skilled in representing clients with all their workers' compensation challenges. Even if you have already been denied benefits on your workers' compensation claim, our Tampa personal injury lawyers will work tirelessly to make to pursue the full compensation that you are eligible for under the law.
Have you been denied workers' compensation benefits?
The aftermath of an on-the-job injury can be a difficult and confusing time. Physical injury, along with loss of income and expensive medical bills, can make for an overwhelming situation, particularly when workers' compensation benefits are denied the benefits paid are inadequate to pay for the care and treatment you need. Some of the major reasons why workers' compensation claims are denied are as follows:
- The injury was not medically justifiable
- The injury did not happen at work
- Late notice of injury
- No medical treatment
- Insufficient documentation that the injury is work related
Don't let a denied claim stop you from continuing to seek the benefits that you need and deserve. Contact a Tampa workers' compensation attorney at our firm for the helpful and effective legal representation you need!