The workers’ compensation system is in place to protect the workers who receive an injury while they are on the job, regardless of who is at fault. It is the duty of the employer and their insurance company to pay for the medical treatment and the lost wages of the employee, as they would not have been injured had they not been at the job. Ideally, this system will just work automatically without the injured party needing to go through legal channels.
However, we know from experience that this is not always the case. The insurance companies do not like to pay out money, even to those who have been legitimately injured. They try to find ways to have the workers’ comp suit dismissed. Sadly, it is not the exception to the rule. Most of the time, the insurance companies try to find ways to stop paying benefits.
If you find this happening, or if you have to keep jumping through hoops in an attempt to get the benefits you deserve, it might be time that you spoke with a Miami workers’ compensation attorney. The attorney can help to make sure you are getting the lost wage and/or medical benefits you deserve.
Even if the insurance company is paying for your benefits now, it might still be a good idea to consult with an attorney. Many people are not fully aware of the benefits they should be receiving, and they might not be getting what they are due. Workers’ comp can be a difficult area of the law to fully grasp, so working with a workers’ compensation pro in Miami can make all the difference in the world.