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 Heal Depending 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...
Category Archives: Social Security Disability
Learn about how to claim your social security disability income for workplace injuries on Long Island and surrounding areas.
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.