The decision to seek a settlement of your workers’ comp claim usually comes when you’re ready to put the workers’ comp process behind you and move on to the next chapter in your life.
Getting a settlement isn’t automatic, though.
Here are some key facts about settlements:
Once you take a settlement check, you won’t be able to get additional workers’ comp support for the same workplace injury.
So you need to make your decision carefully. You need to time your decision right.
Navigating the workers’ comp process is difficult in the first place. Maintaining your normal lifestyle while relying on workers’ comp benefits is hard enough.
A workers’ compensation attorney can help you sort through the decisions you need to make. At Workers’ Compensation, LLC, you can get a consultation on your situation free of charge.Get My Free Evaluation! »
A settlement might be your last step in a long process with workers’ comp.
To position yourself for the most favorable result, it’s best to start at the beginning of your claim.
That way you’ll be in the best position in the end to also maximize your settlement.
Workers’ comp is like a game in which the early moves you make can change the outcome much later.
If you don’t start with the strongest case for benefits, you might find out, months or years into your claim, that you should be getting more. Nobody wants that.
But, if you talk to a workers’ compensation lawyer as soon as possible after your injury, you can avoid getting shortchanged, at every step of the process.
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