Workers’ Compensation Attorney in Birmingham
Compassionate, Experienced Legal Help for Employees in Birmingham
Workplace incidents can happen anywhere, anytime. Whether you work with heavy machinery on a large construction site, or at a computer in a small office space. Workplace injuries come in all shapes and sizes, and can include anything from a slip and fall incident to a vehicle accident or chemical-exposure-related illness. Whatever the case, if you were injured or if you became ill at work, you should be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. To file a claim, or to appeal a low offer or denial, get in touch with our attorneys at CR Legal Team and let us help you.
Why Choose CR Legal Team ?
At CR Legal Team , we truly care about our clients as if they were our family. We understand how difficult it is to deal with a work-related injury or illness, and we see that when clients come to us, they are often going through one of the most challenging chapters of their lives. We believe in helping others, and if you choose to work with our firm, you can count on our steadfast legal support through each step of your case. We have more than 30 years of experience on our side, and we’ve secured more than $500 million in settlements and verdicts on behalf of our clients. More importantly, we have more than 5,000 5-star reviews from happy clients who’ve worked with us in the past.
Call (866) 691-0607 to get started and schedule a consultation by phone or in-person with our Birmingham workers’ compensation attorneys.
About Workers’ Compensation Benefits
Before you can file a claim through your company’s insurance, you must determine whether your injury or illness is covered under workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation should cover any harm sustained at work, or during work hours. So, if you were driving to a job site in the company car while on-the-clock and became injured in an accident, your injuries could fall under workers’ comp benefits. Likewise, if you were at work and tripped on a loose floorboard, causing you to break your ankle, that injury should be covered by your workers’ compensation benefits.
Is My Injury Covered?
Workers’ comp benefits apply to any injury or illness that occurs while you are working. These benefits can provide compensation for all types of injuries, both minor and major, and can also provide compensation to your family if you are fatally harmed at work.
Some of the many types of accidents and injuries covered under workers' compensation include:
- Work-related motor vehicle accidents
- Repetitive strain injuries
- Toxic chemical exposure
- Occupational illnesses
- Slip and fall injuries
Each case is different, so it is always best to discuss the particulars of your situation with an experienced attorney before moving forward.
What Should I Do If I Have a Claim?
If you believe you have a workers’ compensation case, you need to act fast to file a claim. Though workers are expected to notify their employers of their injury or illness as soon as possible, (reasonably, within a few days of the incident), they may take several weeks in some cases. However, to protect your interests, you should notify your boss immediately, or ask someone else you work with to tell them, and seek medical attention. Call 911, if the situation calls for it, or visit the emergency room, nearest urgent care facility, or schedule an appointment with your doctor.
Once you’ve taken care of your medical needs, contact our attorneys and discuss your legal options. We can help you file the appropriate claim to pursue fair compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and more. When you trust our firm with your case, you can rest easy knowing we’ll stand up for you and provide you with the attention you deserve.