Filing A Workers’ Comp Claim
When you’ve been hurt on the job and are unable to work because of your injury, the last thing you need to worry about is battling the insurance company to get your medical bills paid and your wage loss reimbursed. At Miller Cohen, P.L.C., we understand the stress placed on an injured worker and their family when a claim for workers’ compensation benefits is denied. In a world where employers are looking to cut costs, qualifying for and receiving workers’ compensation benefits can be a complicated process. Companies and insurers have a financial incentive to deny even valid claims.
Helping Injured Workers Receive The Workers’ Compensation Benefits They Need And Deserve
The workers’ compensation lawyers at Miller Cohen, P.L.C., have the medical and investigative resources needed to challenge the denial of your workers’ compensation wage loss and medical benefits. With over forty years of experience and numerous trials under our belt, we understand how to take on insurance companies and win. We’ve been in this business long enough to know how insurers operate. Our attorneys are prepared with the facts and the law to demand the compensation you deserve.
Our Lawyers Get Results In Michigan Workers’ Compensation Claims
The attorneys at the law office of Miller Cohen, P.L.C., advise, counsel and represent employees regarding any work-related injury or death, including:
- Back and neck injuries
- Head injuries and traumatic brain injury
- Mental and psychological injuries caused by trauma or work-related stress
- Carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive stress injuries
- Amputations of fingers, hands and limbs
- Knee and shoulder injuries
- Occupational diseases such as asbestosis or mesothelioma
From the filing of the initial accident report and notice of injury to the conclusion of your claim, we will work hard to protect your rights and recover the benefits you are entitled to under Michigan law. We help injured workers with the following legal issues:
- Filing a workers’ compensation claim (sometimes called workman’s compensation or workers’ comp)
- Workers’ compensation appeals
- Third-party negligence claims against equipment manufacturers, vendors, contractors and parties other than your employer
- Social Security Disability benefit applications and appeals for injured workers who are unable to work because of disability
The workers’ compensation attorneys of Miller Cohen, P.L.C., will follow your claim through to the conclusion, regardless of the direction it takes us.
How Do I Know If I Qualify For Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
In workers’ compensation cases, it’s a matter of whether or not your injury is work-related and whether or not you can return to the work that you did before you were injured. Our lawyers will be happy to explain what is required.
Preparation Is Essential
When you’re filing for workers’ compensation benefits, providing thorough documentation is crucial. Obtaining medical records and diagnoses and any other relevant information now can help expedite your case later. If you’re appealing a denial of workers’ compensation benefits, you may need an additional medical opinion regarding your condition. Once you’ve met and discussed your case with our attorneys, Miller Cohen, P.L.C., can guide you in the right direction and begin preparing your appeal.
In both initial filings and appeals, your chances of winning are greater if you are represented by a lawyer. Knowing the law and being prepared to discuss legal issues, our attorneys use the evidence provided to build a case that meets the requirements of the law. We work hard to make sure there simply isn’t any wiggle room for insurers.
A Reputation For No-Nonsense Litigation
Miller Cohen, P.L.C., has built a reputation for hard-nosed negotiation and litigation skills. We prepare every case as if it’s headed for court and negotiate accordingly. Given our track record of success and relentless pursuit of what is fair for our clients, the other side knows it’s in for a fight unless it settles appropriately.
Questions? Contact Miller Cohen, P.L.C., Today.
Contact the attorneys at Miller Cohen, P.L.C., today to schedule a free consultation. Our lawyers have the experience and knowledge of the Michigan workers’ compensation system needed to effectively negotiate or litigate your case. Our fees are based on percentages set by state law. And, since we don’t get paid unless you do, you’ll never have to worry about the cost of taking on the insurance company responsible for paying your benefits. Take control of the situation; contact Miller Cohen, P.L.C., today.