Denied claim for a work injury lawyer Long Island, NY Unfortunately, legitimate Workers’ Compensation claims are often denied by an insurer, which leads the injured employee to hire a lawyer. Here are some of the main reasons why legitimate Workers’ Compensation claims may be denied:
  • Lack of witness to incident
  • Delayed report of injury
  • The accident report and initial medical records conflict
  • You did not pass a drug test
  • Your claim was filed after employment termination
  • Refusal to provide a recorded statement
  • Refusal to sign medical authorizations
Employers strive to deny Workers' Compensation claims to avoid an increase in their insurance expenses and liability, and insurance companies look for some basis to deny the claim. However, this does not have to be the end of claim process. If you accept a denial letter with no further action, it may result in the loss of your...
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