If You Get Hurt On The Job Do You Need An Attorney?

If You Get Hurt On The Job Do You Need An Attorney?

Perception is Reality

How an employee is perceived by management, and the company in general, sometimes plays a role in how the employee will be treated in his or her workers’ compensation case. Right or wrong, the perception of the injured worker, and the level of dedication, or lack thereof, they bring to the job can affect whether the case is accepted or denied, how quickly medical treatment is authorized, and whether the employee will ultimately return to the job, or be terminated. The employee that shows up every day, works hard at what he or she does, and does not cause any morale, or discipline problems will often be treated better by the workers’ compensation carrier which is getting its’ information from the employer.

Of course, the one absolute is that there are no absolutes. We also hear from twenty year employees of businesses that are fired the same day after getting hurt on the job. Some companies make it an unfortunate part of their business practice to deny workers’ compensation claims that they should have accepted. So, the same perception is reality rule also applies to this situation. If you work at a company where everyone that gets hurt on the job gets fired, and their case get denied, it stands to reason that will happen to you if you get hurt on the job no matter how good of a worker you are, and how long you have been there! In this case, the reality is that you are going to need an attorney.

Tippens & Zurosky has knowledgeable, experienced attorneys certified in North Carolina and South Carolina, who focus on workers’ compensation and automobile accidents. Call us toll-free at 877-872-3580, 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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