Resolving and Settling Your Workers' Compensation Case
Claims for Workers’ Compensation Benefits
Most clients come to Boca Raton workers’ compensation attorney Randy Zeldin, because the insurance carrier is refusing or delaying a benefit. Insurance carriers can deny anything; the entire case or a single prescription. Unfortunately, many injured workers’ experience multiple denials of benefits throughout the life of their claim.
Fortunately, there is a legal system to resolve workers’ compensation benefits. A skilled workers’ compensation lawyer such as Randy Zeldin is often able to obtain benefits through a telephone call or letter on your behalf. If the insurance carrier wants to fight, you need an expert workers’ compensation attorney to fight back. Randy Zeldin can file a claim on your behalf to get you benefits you deserve.
Once a claim (known as a Petition for Benefits) is filed, the insurance carrier either has to provide the benefit or defend your claim. The insurance carriers always hire an attorney to fight your claim. This involves a process known as litigation, which involves many complicated legal steps. Ultimately, the matter can go to trial before a Judge of Compensation Claims, who will determine whether or not a benefit is paid. A workers’ compensation attorney with many years of experience, such as Randy Zeldin, will maximize your chances of success.
Settlement of Your Workers’ Compensation Claims
Many workers’ compensation accident victims are interested in settlement of their case. Under the law, settlement is voluntary and the Judge is not involved. Settling is a big decision and involves resigning your job and giving up your medical benefits. Randy Zeldin has settled thousands of workers’ compensation cases, for his own clients and as a mediator. In order to get the best settlement possible, it is vital to have a skilled negotiator on your side.
You will never pay Randy Zeldin out of pocket attorney fees. Further, Randy Zeldin does not escrow or take a portion of your bi-weekly benefits, as do many other workers’ compensation attorneys. Attorney fees are either paid by the insurance carrier or come out of settlement monies obtained on your behalf. All attorney fees must be approved by a Judge.