Being injured on the job can turn your life upside down. After a serious injury, you might be bound to a hospital bed, rehabilitation center or wheelchair and unable to earn an income. And if you serve as the breadwinner for your family, you and your children may well struggle to get by. To supplement your income until you are able to work again, you may turn to workers compensation only to find that you’re being denied benefits or that your insurance company isn’t addressing your problems. At Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, P.C., we’re committed to helping workers understand their rights to workers compensation benefits. A work-related injury has devastating effects on you and your family, and our attorneys work to seek fair compensation.
As you probably already know, workers compensation can be a complex process. If you aren’t familiar with the regulations and deadlines, you can miss out on critical benefits. Even workers who understand the process can be denied benefits ornot receive coverage or benefits d by insurance companies. Rest assured a skilled attorney can help you understand the complexities of workers compensation and provide you with access to the benefits for which you qualify. We assist you with claims for injuries on the job, including:
If you suffer a work-related injury, contact us as soon as possible. We stay on top of important deadlines and help you avoid mistakes that jeopardize your ability to receive the maximum workers compensation payment.
Tennessee workers Compensation Law provides that workers who sustain occupational disabilities can receive two-thirds of their wages for up to 400 weeks — no matter if the injuries are temporary or permanent. If you are being denied workers compensation or have been misled by your insurance company, we push back to get you the compensation you deserve. Life doesn’t stop when you’re injured on the job, and you shouldn’t have to wait to be reimbursed for lost wages. We work quickly and diligently to make sure your employer and insurance company address your claim fairly.
Before you accept a settlement, layoff or severance package, speak with a knowledgeable attorney at Patrick, Beard, Schulman & Jacoway, P.C. We can help you understand your rights so you know you’re making a decision that’s best for you and your family. Call 423-266-7327 or Toll Free or contact us online to set up your initial consultation. For your convenience, we schedule appointments that fit your schedule.