Do You Need A Lawyer?
Yes. Although you can apply without a lawyer, more than two-thirds of people who apply for disability benefits are DENIED by Social Security.
Social Security’s own statistics show that benefits are awarded far more frequently to people with representatives than to those who handle their own claims.
Contact Solomon, Sullivan & Romo today to start your disability claim in North Florida or South Georgia.
Don’t Fight An Insurance Company Alone
Workers' Compensation pays benefits for injuries or illnesses sustained on the job. It’s different from Social Security Disability, which pays benefits to those who can’t work regardless of how or where an injury was sustained. If you’re considering a Workers’ Compensation claim, it's important to get a lawyer's advice beforehand.
The Workers' Compensation carrier may offer only a fraction of the amount you deserve. Moreover, if you settle your Workers' Compensation claim without the proper language in the agreement, it could harm your future eligibility for Social Security Disability benefits.
If you’re injured at work, you need experienced attorneys like the ones at Solomon, Sullivan and Romo.
We offer a free consultation to explain Workers’ Comp and to discuss your options.
Who is Eligible for Workers' Compensation?
If you work for a Florida company, your employer is legally required to have Workers’ Compensation insurance. That means you’re covered by Workers' Compensation insurance for any work-related injury.
How Do I File a Workers' Compensation Claim?
If you’re injured in a workplace accident, you need to provide notice to your employer within 30 days. If your condition is due to the result of exposure or repetitive activity at work, you have 2 years to file a claim. If you have any questions about the application process, we offer a free consultation to help you understand your options.
What Benefits Are Available?
Workers’ Compensation offers three main types of benefits. You may be eligible for one or more.
- Medical care for your injury
- Weekly benefits for as long as you are unable to work. (Or can only work part time.) When and how much you’re paid depends on a number of variables.
- Travel reimbursement
- Prescription reimbursement
- Lump sum payment for loss of eyesight, hearing, disfigurement, loss of use of a limb, stress, anxiety or depression
How do I Choose a Workers’ Comp Attorney?
First, don’t try and take on the insurance companies and get Workers’ Compensation on your own. It’s a big mistake! Be sure you work with attorneys who will give your case the attention it deserves.
When it comes to Workers’ Comp, some attorneys want to get your case processed as quickly as possible. They’ll tell you to “just sign the papers,” they won’t call you back, they’ll make you track down your own medical records and they won’t answer any questions you have.
At Solomon, Sullivan and Romo, we’ll work on your case like you’re one of our own. When you contact our firm, we’ll get back to you within one day to schedule an appointment to meet with one of our attorneys or paralegals.
No matter where you are in the process, we’ll give your case the personal attention it deserves. And we’re always available to answer your questions.
Our firm also practices Social Security Disability law so we can also help you find out if your injury qualifies you for disability benefits.
We’re with you at every step so contact our office today to discuss your case.
It costs you nothing to discuss your Workers' Compensation case with Solomon, Sullivan and Romo. To schedule a consultation at any of our offices in North Florida or South Georgia, call 888-774-4321 or complete our contact form.