Workers' Compensation Claims and Appeals
Syracuse Lawyers for Workers' Comp Claims and Appeals
At The Stanley Law Offices, with offices in upstate New York and Pennsylvania, we help people who've experienced a personal injury at work.
Filing a Workers' Compensation Claim
When it comes to workers' compensation claims, it's best to do things right the first time. Our team of experienced trial attorneys can help. We're thorough and complete, helping you to file a workers' compensation claim that gets benefits as soon as possible.
Appealing a Denied Workers' Compensation Claim
The majority of workers' compensation claims are denied the first time. In these cases, an appeal is often necessary to get you the benefits you need to support your family and get better.
Under the laws of New York state and Pennsylvania, workers' compensation claims can be denied for a wide range of reasons:
- Failure to give proper notice to your employer
- Failure to prove that your injury occurred within the scope of your employment
- Not providing enough information about the seriousness of your injuries
Act Quickly. You Only Have a Limited Time to File an Appeal.
If you're thinking about appealing a denied workers' compensation claim, it's important that you act quickly. The law places time limits on filing an appeal. Working with an attorney as soon as possible is the best way to take effective action by preserving your right to appeal.
Additional Sources of Compensation
Much of the time, compensation can be obtained by filing a workers' compensation claim, but sometimes, there may be someone else responsible — a manufacturer who created defective machinery, a negligent subcontractor or a vendor who acted recklessly. Regardless of your situation, we'll help you explore all your options so that you get the best possible results.
If you're thinking about filing a workers' compensation claim or if your claim has been denied, working with an experienced attorney can be the best way to get the benefits you depend on. To schedule a free initial consultation with a lawyer at The Stanley Law Offices, contact us toll free at 800.608.3333. Se habla español.