People may advise you that you won’t need legal representation when you file a Workers’ Compensation claim. Perhaps they’ll tell you it’s easy enough to handle it yourself or that it’s not worth the cost. They may say that all you need is a note from a doctor, and that’s it.
It’s probably a well-meaning friend or your employer’s representative giving you this notion. At the law firm of Michael Burgis & Associates, P.C., it’s been our experience that these assertions aren’t completely accurate. What’s more, we know — based on the thousands of cases we’ve handled — that the assistance of an experienced work injury lawyer will only be to your benefit.
The process of filing a Workers’ Compensation claim is more than just filling out forms. You need to:
Not only do you need to do more than just fill out forms, you need to meet deadlines. This may be a weight too heavy to bear alone, especially when you’re ill or injured.
Those who tell you not to hire an attorney may not be fully invested in getting you the best care, and getting those expenses covered. Your employer may be more interested in you returning to work, perhaps before you’re ready. Your friends may not be familiar with the process and how a missed deadline can be the end of your claim. Your employer’s insurance company has your health concerns at the bottom of their list of things to worry about.
Our work injury lawyers are most concerned about your well-being. You will be more than just another Workers’ comp case to us. We want to help you get into the best position to heal your injuries and return to work if possible, without the worries associated with bills and strife. We want you to be able to move forward with life instead of being stuck in a battle with an insurance company.
We are your second set of eyes on your claim. While you can see the details clearly through your memory of the pain you suffered, we add the clarity of a thorough investigation into what happened. We can see potential legal issues that you may not, thanks to a decade of helping other Southern Californians deal with situations like yours. You won’t have to worry about missing form deadlines or missing information on your forms with us on your side.
The cost for our services to you is nothing unless you receive benefits as a result of our work. From the first conversation, we take care of all the costs related to our efforts on your claim. If you’re in the Southern California area and worried about a workplace injury, get in touch with us now by calling toll-free or visiting us online.
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Michael Burgis & Associates really goes the extra mile in fighting for getting their clients the medical attention, benefits and compensation they deserve. Highly recommend this firm for anyone who's suffered a work injury, feels lost and needs an aggressive attorney in their corner.
Matt helped me out with everything! Ask for Matt! He helped make the process go as smooth as it can possible go. He even helped with legal advice outside the case. He responded within minutes. I would recommend Matt and the firm to everyone. Thanks again!
Michael has shown exceptional litigation skills and has proven to have a high-level understanding of law in complex workers' compensation cases. I first came across his firm through some videos he posted and was impressed by his office staff and his paralegal's understanding of the law as well. Mike's a true advocate for the injured worker.