Work injuries occur all the time in and around the Mesa area. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for employers or workers’ compensation insurance carriers to delay or deny work injury claims. At Shapiro Law Team, our team is here to help if you need a Mesa work injury attorney by your side. Our team has a track record of success in helping work injury victims recover the compensation they need to cover their medical bills, lost wages, and disability benefits. We will not hesitate to stand up to aggressive insurance carriers or employers in these cases.
Even though employees are supposed to be covered through the Arizona workers’ compensation system, it is not uncommon for problems to arise that cause claims to be delayed or denied. However, when a work injury victim has assistance from a skilled Arizona workers’ comp attorney, they will be gaining an advocate who can use their resources to handle every aspect of the claim.
An attorney will be responsible for gathering the evidence needed to prove what happened to cause the injury, working with medical professionals who can examine the client, and negotiating with every party in an effort to reach a fair settlement.
Arizona has strong worker protection laws in place, which include ensuring that nearly every employee in the state is covered through the workers’ compensation insurance system. This system is considered “no-fault,” which means an employee should be able to receive compensation for any on-the-job injury regardless of who caused the incident.
Data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that there were around 2.8 million non-fatal work injuries across the US during the latest year. Injuries can occur in any type of workplace, and our Mesa work injury lawyers often help clients who have sustained the following:
Additionally, it is not uncommon for employees to sustain injuries that occur over longer periods of time. This can include repetitive motion injuries caused by a worker repeating the same motion over and over again for months or even years. We also know that many occupational illnesses, including some types of cancer, respiratory diseases, and cardiovascular disease may not show up until years after a person has been exposed to hazardous conditions, chemicals, or particulates in the workplace.
If you or a loved one have been injured on the job in or around the Mesa area, the time to act is now. At Shapiro Law Team, we have a track record of success helping work injury victims obtain the compensation that they need to make as full of a recovery as possible. We will use our resources to investigate what happened and stand up to aggressive workers’ compensation insurance carriers or employers. We want to make sure that work injury victims recover compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and more. When you need a Mesa work injury lawyer, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling (480) 637-5692.