Injuries occurring at one's occupation can instantly threaten the well-being of your family. Regular provision has been crippled, threatening those who are innocent - your loved ones. Sadly, even filing in workers' compensation claim in a diligent manner does not guarantee recovery, as you are at the mercy of your employer's insurer. You need an experienced and knowledgeable attorney to help with your workers' compensation claim in Hamilton County, Marion County, or elsewhere in Tennessee.
Workers in the Volunteer State suffering from a workplace injury are guaranteed sizable benefits. A knowledge of these benefits can help you determine the right legal help to take up your case.
An injured worker is preoccupied with healing and caring for loved ones, leaving no time to meet strict demnands for Tenessee's workers compensation system. Though technically it is possible to represent yourself at a Benefit Review Conference, your employer’s insurer will have straightforward legal counsel present whose single aim is defending the employer. To even the field, a veteran attorney needs to be your advocate in this demanding season.
If your physician awards a permanent impairment rating, your employer will offer to settle your claim. To ensure that you receive full compensation, you need a tested lawyer who can defend your case in these difficult negotiations. The Chattanooga workers' compensation attorneys at Berke, Berke & Berke know the industry norms established by past negotiated settlements. From these vantage points, we can negotiate from a position fo strength and are convinced of your ability to prevail in your case.
It is important to know that accepting workers compensation waives the right to sue your employer for negligence. This means you might be settling for a lesser compensation than what you are rightfully due. In essence, you settle for two-thirds of the earnings plus medical expenses. If you are convinced your employer acted negligently and contributed to your injury, consult an attorney who skilled in personal injury law and workers compensation. The seasoned lawyers at Berke, Berke & Berke will inform you of your options to put you on the right legal course.
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