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Do I Need An Attorney To File Workers Compensation?

Do I Need An Attorney To File Workers Compensation?

Charlotte Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Tippens & Zurosky Are Here to Help.

We often get calls from people that have been injured on the job that are proceeding pro se, which means without an attorney representing them. Workers’ compensation law is incredibly detailed and whether a case is denied, or accepted as compensable by an insurance company, or self-insured employer, often turns on the interpretation of these details. Often, we see claims that should be accepted, denied by an insurance company because of their interpretation of the facts. Without an attorney that specializes in workers’ compensation, an injured worker may just give up. It doesn’t have to be that way!

Hiring a skilled attorney to fight for you is just like hiring any other professional to do any other specialized job. You wouldn’t try to diagnose your own medical condition, or do surgery on a family member. You also would not likely try to fly a commercial airliner, drive a tank, or pilot a cruise ship. We all have different skill sets in the occupations we have chosen. Make the right choice and retain a workers’ compensation attorney to help you!

Tippens & Zurosky has knowledgeable, experienced attorneys who can fight for your rights in North Carolina and South Carolina, during this often long and difficult workers’ compensation process. Call us toll-free at 877-372-3580, or at 704-343-0018, for a free consultation. Let us help you!

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Why Should I Call Tippens & Zurosky? 704-343-0018

Our legal fee is a percentage of your case settlement.  Unlike domestic, or criminal, lawyers, who work on a nonrefundable retainer, there is only a legal fee if we are able to negotiate a settlement on your behalf.

Insurance companies set what is called a reserve for every claim. A reserve is simply the amount of money they think they are going to have to pay to settle your claim. Naturally, if an attorney is involved the reserve is generally set higher to account for the fact that the attorney can file a lawsuit on your behalf, and litigate the claim.

We are in the business of dealing with insurance companies, so let us talk to them on your behalf. Insurance adjusters are trained to help save their companies money, and sometimes this is at your expense. Let’s face it if an insurance company can find a way to not pay on a claim, they are going to do so. It’s good business for them and bad news for you.

Many people injured in automobile accidents or injured at work are afraid to get medical treatment because they are afraid that they are going to get stuck with the bill.  We can analyze your case for any risk of denial, and also refer you to chiropractic physicians that will not charge you upfront for their services, and will wait to get paid at the end of the case.

Whether you were on a motorcycle, were a pedestrian, or in a car, we can help you.  We handle rear-end collisions, head-on collisions, intersection, or right-of-way cases, drunk driving, or reckless driving cases, and every other type of automobile accident.  Also, if you were in an auto accident while on the job, we can take care of this for you.

Though our main office is in Charlotte, North Carolina, we represent people injured in automobile accidents that occur all over North Carolina, and South Carolina.

Calling Tippens & Zurosky as quickly as you can after you have been involved in an automobile accident, lets us file your claim with the insurance company, so you don’t have to speak with them.  The sooner we can get involved, the sooner we are able to protect your rights, preserve the evidence, and get you the medical treatment you need.

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