Getting hurt at work is a scary situation. If your injury has rendered you unable to continue working in the same capacity you may find that your income has been significantly hampered which can have catastrophic effects on your day to day life, or that you have newfound financial obligations for treatment. Fortunately there are laws in place to protect workers in cases like this and speaking with an Ocala workers compensation lawyer can help to make sure that you get everything you deserve.
Don’t Wait, Protect Yourself Immediately
Any delay in the process of filing for workers compensation will only increase the likelihood that you do not earn the full amount you are entitled to. Speak to your employer as soon as possible following the injury to report the incident. Once the injury has been reported, your obligation to your employer is met and it is time to meet your obligation to yourself. Get in touch with an Ocala workers compensation lawyer who will help you to understand the law for your situation and guide you through the process of filing while protecting your interests to get you the maximum claim.
What Comes Next?
After reaching out for a consultation with an Ocala workers compensation lawyer you will review the facts of the case and share any documentation you have to ensure your lawyer has the best possible understanding of the incident. If necessary your lawyer may have your case reviewed by a medical professional, and will then assess your situation to determine the best path forward for you to help you to get everything you are entitled to. If you or someone you know has been the victim of a workplace injury and is in need of a workers compensation lawyer in Ocala, don’t delay. Contact J.W. Chalkley III, P.A. today for a free consultation at 866-629-7511 or fill out the online contact form if you would like to hear from us.