Worker’s compensation, the financial funding granted by employers to their employees that are injured while on the job, is a right afforded to every employee in America. If your employer tries to deny you this right, which happens more often than one might think, you likely have grounds to file a lawsuit against that employer or insurance company in order to see the compensation delivered to you. When going through this process, it is always a good idea to work with an attorney to guide you through it and determine the best way to proceed. While your lawyer will do most of the heavy work, there are a few things that you can do to help everything run more smoothly.
One of the most important ways that you can help your lawyer when developing a worker’s comp case is to provide as much documentation as possible. The more information that the lawyer has, the better judgment that he or she can make about how to proceed with your case. Additionally, having more documented information will make your case stronger and therefore lead to an increased chance of winning.
When working with your lawyer, it is very important to be absolutely honest with him or her. Your attorney is your strongest ally in your legal case and if you can’t trust each other, you risk sabotaging your own case. Finally, following the instructions that your lawyer gives you with regards to the case will help the process go smoothly as well. If you have a skilled and experienced lawyer, they will know how to handle your case and they have for many before and therefore the best thing to do is to take the expert’s advice.
We at the Franco Law Firm have helped many people across Tampa Bay receive the worker’s compensation that they deserve and we would be happy to help you do the same. To schedule a free consultation with us today, please call us at (813) 872-0929.