Qualities to Look For When Hiring a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

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Why do you need to select a workers’ compensation attorney to work with?

It’s because the aftermath of being injured in a workplace accident can be devastating to you and your loved ones. In an instant, your life may be thrown off course and you may be faced with unexpected medical expenses that place serious strain on your finances. You may also be unable to return to work for some time while you recover, missing out on much-needed paychecks.

Fortunately, in the state of Georgia, you can file a workers’ compensation claim. Most employers are required to have a workers’ compensation insurance policy in place. Finding the right attorney to help guide you through the process may help you to gain access to the full benefits you should be afforded after being injured at work. This can bring some financial relief to you and your family during this challenging time.

Workers’ compensation benefits may include all accident-related medical expenses, replacement income while you are recovering, and disability benefits after you have reached maximum medical improvement.

Qualities of a Good Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Your attorney will look out for your best interests while insurers and opposing parties may try to lowball you. Below is a list of qualities to look out for when hiring a workers’ compensation attorney to assist with your claim:

History of success in similar cases

It may be beneficial to seek out an attorney that has proven experience handling workers’ compensation claims and has managed to secure substantial settlements for their clients in the past. An attorney with experience in similar claims is likely to have the knowledge of what legal strategies work best, what evidence is important to gather, how to anticipate and avoid complications, and when to start settlement negotiations.

Positive reviews from past clients

Reading through reviews left by past clients on Google, Yelp, Facebook, and similar platforms can give you valuable insight into the quality of representation that you are likely to receive. These reviews may also give you an idea of what it will be like to work with a certain attorney and subsequent law firm. If an attorney is caring and kind this will likely be reflected in the reviews. Positive reviews may give you confidence that your chosen attorney has the knowledge, compassion, and resources necessary to represent you effectively.

Accessibility

Going through the process of filing a workers’ compensation claim can be a complex and stressful process. Your attorney should supply you with a direct line of communication. They should be available to take your calls, respond to your emails, and provide you with prompt answers to your questions to ease your stress.

Talk to an Experienced Workers’ Compensation Attorney About Your Case

At Moebes Law, we pride ourselves on our professional service and effective representation. Having one of our workers’ compensation attorneys on your side will help ease the claims process as we have the resources, experience, and proven legal strategies to fight for the compensation that you deserve. Call us at (404) 948-6555 or fill out our online contact form to discuss your case with us today during a free initial consultation with one of our leading workers’ compensation attorneys in Atlanta.

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