Workers' Comp Attorneys Serving Tacoma, Washington
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Bernard Law Group’s expert attorneys have been helping workers’ compensation issues just like yours for over 30 years. You need a Tacoma workers’ compensation lawyer you can trust when you’ve been injured in an accident. If we don’t win, you don’t pay.
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How Much Is My Case Worth?
Only after your case has been reviewed by one of our Tacoma workers’ compensation attorneys can we give you a more accurate idea of how much your claim may be worth. This amount will vary based on your salary, damages, treatment costs, and insurance coverage. To give you an idea here are some of the factors you can consider when assessing your case:
- Who are the parties involved in your accident?
- Who’s fault was your accident?
- How long were you/are you out of work for?
- Are you currently suffering from serious injuries as a result of your accident?
- In what ways has your life been affected by your accident?
- Do you know your insurance coverage policy limits?
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When Should I Hire A Workers' Compensation Lawyer?
The best time to hire a workers‘ compensation lawyer is immediately after you get injured. An experienced attorney will be in the best position to guide you through the often-complicated process of getting you the help and benefits you need, depending on the severity of your injury.
If you’re in a similar situation and wonder if you have a legitimate claim for a personal injury lawsuit then refer to the questions below.
What Are Workers’ Compensation Benefits
Workers’ compensation benefits are designed to compensate employees financially and also cover the employee medical expenses for the treatment of the on-the-job injury. It can be a frightening experience when you are left wondering how you will pay your bills and medical expenses.
This is why workers compensation benefits exist. Workers’ compensation is designed to help injured employees by providing them with the medical care and money they need to survive while they recover from their on-the-job injury.
Filing A Workers' Comp Claim
The process of filing a workers’ compensation claim doesn’t always go smoothly. In some cases, an employer may treat an employee unfairly. This is where our Tacoma workers’ compensation attorneys can assist. We we work to help you file a claim and if necessary, file a lawsuit to help you recover the compensation you deserve.
Based in Tacoma, WA, our talented team of lawyers fight on behalf of our clients on every case. Being injured on the job is a bad experience, but having the workers’ comp attorneys at Bernard Law Group fight to get you benefits you deserve should not be.
What is a workplace injury?
A work injury is an injury sustain while performing work duties. So for example, if your boss asked you to go to a customer’s office to take a picture for the company website and you get into a car accident and sustain injuries, the injuries would be considered work related.
Our attorneys have done many workers’ compensation cases and are well versed in the law. The experienced Tacoma Personal Injury Attorneys all work injury related issues and will be able to develop a plan that will get you compensation.
My Employer and/or the Doctor Don’t Believe I’m Hurt. What Can I do?
If your employer or the doctor, who initially saw you, do not believe you are hurt at work, you will need to file a worker’s compensation lawsuit. This is a Petition for Benefits and proceeds much as a “regular” lawsuit except the Judge of Worker’s Compensation will be the trier of fact.
If you find it necessary to file a Petition for Benefits, it is imperative that you seek the services of an experienced worker’s compensation attorney.
At Bernard Law Group, our Tacoma workers’ comp lawyers are ready to help you every step of the way. They will help you prepare to win your case and won’t rest until they are able to truly help you.
What Expenses Are Covered by Workers’ Compensation?
In Tacoma, WA, workers’ compensation covers a number of expenses, including:
- Medical bills and rehabilitation expenses
- A portion of your lost wages
- Re-training or vocational training
- Compensation for permanent injuries
If the worker dies as a result of his or her injuries, the employee’s surviving dependent family members are typically eligible to receive compensation as well.
How Can a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Help?
Our experienced Tacoma workers’ compensation lawyers help maximize your benefits and address other common issues like:
- Your employer is sending you to physicians who are not properly treating your injury or pain
- Your employer claims that your pain is not the result of an injury at work
- Your employer is threatening to demote or terminate you if you do not perform tasks that are painful or impossible due to your injury
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Bernard Law Group
Tacoma Law Firm Location
401 Broadway, Ste. 100
Tacoma, WA 98402
Voice: (253) 231-7771
Driving Directions to Our Tacoma Law Office
Get on I-90 E and take exit 281 for Division St toward US-2 E/US-395 N/Newport/Colville. Keep right and follow signs for Division St S. Turn left onto E 4th Ave, continue onto E 5th Ave. Turn right onto S. Sherman St and turn left onto E 10th Ave. Slight right onto S. Southeast Blvd and continue onto E Southeast Blvd. Turn left onto E 27th Ave. Turn right onto S Mt. Vernon St., and finally turn right onto E 29th Ave.