Have you been injured at work? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 2.9 million cases of workplace injuries reported throughout the US every year. Many of these injuries are nonfatal.
While your injuries may not be fatal, they may cause you to miss work. Unfortunately, your bills will still continue coming. It can even get worse as you come face to face with your mounting medical bills and other related expenses.
Time spent away from work is crucial for your healing. However, it may result in your staying off work for even longer without the right kind of help. A work injury attorney like Andrew Cates can help you get back to work faster in the following ways:
We Will Act as a Buffer
When you are injured at work, you are entitled to workers’ compensation. However, your employer and his insurance company may not see things your way. In fact, they may try underhanded tactics to get you to settle for much less than is just. You may receive emails or letters demanding your cooperation. The workers’ compensation provider may even harass you through phones calls.
All of this is likely to affect your peace of mind and may put you on edge. This could interfere with your healing and may cause you to say things that may jeopardize your case and possibly even your career.
As an experienced and skillful Connecticut workers’ compensation attorney, Andrew Cates will act as your buffer. He will handle all communication with the insurance company on your behalf. In the end, this may protect both you and your job.
We’ll Ease Your Burden
Seeking compensation for your on the job injuries isn’t easy. It is even worse when you’re trying to heal so that you can resume work.
We will help ease that burden. We will deal with the phone calls from the workers’ compensation provider. We will do the research and file the necessary papers submitting your claim. At the end of the day, we will save you time and reduce your stress so you can simply focus on getting better.
Our Connecticut Workers’ Compensation Services are Affordable
Many people who are injured on the job worry about being able to afford an attorney. They assume that good attorneys are expensive.
We have good news for you. We will evaluate your claim at no charge. And, if we agree to represent you, we will represent you on a contingent fee basis so you pay nothing unless we recover money for you. So, if you live in the Hartford area and were injured on the job, please give us a call.