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Top 5 Reasons to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Instead of Filing Yourself

When you’re injured on the job, you are suddenly faced with a lot of stress. Not only do you have to fill out paperwork for a claim, but you are also out of work for however long it takes to heal. It takes time for a claim to be filed and presented before a judge for Workers’ Compensation. In the meantime, you will have medical bills, lost wages, and other challenges.You can file a claim for Workers’ Compensation on Long Island yourself, but hiring an attorney is a smart thing to do.Here’s 5 reasons why to hire an attorney:1. Take Time to HealDepending on the extent of your injuries, you may have an extensive amount of medical procedures to undergo to heal. In addition, even if your injury doesn’t require surgery, adding a Workers’ Compensation claim procedure to your schedule only adds...
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Latest Study on Trends in New York Workers’ Compensation

In 2007, sweeping reform was made to the Workers' Compensation rules of New York. Since that time, the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) has been tracking the adjustments to the older regulations. This yearly study has uncovered some interesting facts, and also shows why hiring a work injury lawyer, Nassau based, can help you with questions on the new system. (more…)...
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Does an Attorney or Representative Improve the Chances of Winning a Disability Case?

During the beginning of your compensation claim, a Long Island Workers' Compensation disability attorney can increase the likelihood of success in your SSI or SSD case. When you hire a disability attorney to begin your claim, the attorney will prepare all your documentation, stick to the required time limits and submit updates of your medical records to the offices of Social security or to the DDS officer assigned to handle your case.

Improve Your Chances of a Ruling for Your Disability Case

When you reach the date for an appeal hearing, the presence of a Long Island Workers' Compensation disability attorney can improve your chances of a ruling that favors you. What is the essence of legal representation? The provisions of the disability program of the Social Security Administration are complex such that the ordinary person is not capable of putting up a disability case that will go to hearing.

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