Florida Workers' Compensation
Did you sustain an injury while on the job? Has that injury precluded you from going back to work? Are you experiencing hardships because of the medical bills associated with your on-the-job injury?
The Workers Compensation Board states that, while there are thousands of people who file workers compensation claims every year, many of those people don't get all the benefits they're eligible to receive because they didn't think they needed a workers compensation injury attorney to help them with their claim. Many employers and insurance companies have attorneys working on their behalf to protect their interests, which is why it only makes sense that you have our experienced Florida Workers Compensation Lawyer on your side in the event that you become injured while at work.
At Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC, our Florida Injury Lawyer, Florida Workers Compensation Lawyer and Florida Medical Malpractice Lawyer Teams will aggressively defend your legal rights and help you collect the rightful amount of compensation you're entitled to receive.
In many workers compensation cases, there are a number of parties that may share in the responsibility for your injury. Our Florida Workers Compensation Lawyer team will be able to investigate the incident that caused your injury and determine fault.
If you've been injured on the job, the law states that you have a right to receive compensation for your injury. This compensation can come in the form of money for medical expenses, loss of income or benefits, loss of ability to work, pain and suffering, or any combination thereof. It's important to understand that the workers compensation laws are designed to protect employers by lessening their responsibility in the event that a worker gets hurt on the job. Basically, these laws operate as an agreement between the worker and the employer – the worker agrees not to sue and the company agrees to pay some form of compensation in the event of an injury.
There are numerous work-related accidents that can lead to serious injury, such as slip and fall accidents, vehicular accidents, accidents involving hazardous chemicals, accidents caused by faulty or malfunctioning equipment, and workplace violence. These accidents don't necessarily have to happen on company property. In fact, your accident can happen in a shopping mall, a parking lot, a department store, or any other place – as long as your injury happened while you were performing your duties for your employer, you have a right to compensation.
If you've sustained a serious injury while on the job, contact our Florida Workers Compensation Lawyer team at Stephen Bilkis & Associates, PLLC to find out how to proceed with your case and to ensure that your legal rights are protected. Whether you've suffered a back injury, head injury, spinal injury, broken bones, brain injury or any other type of personal injury, our Florida Workers Compensation Lawyer team is here to help you move forward on your road to recovery.