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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIMS IN TALLAHASSEE, PANAMA CITY, PENSACOLA, GAINESVILLE, TAMPA, CLEARWATER & ST. PETERSBURG

Florida’s workers' compensation system is complicated, frustrating, and often demeaning to injured workers. No injured worker can or should handle a claim on their own. If you’ve been injured on the job, you need an attorney. An attorney who can answer your questions.

At Anderson & Hart, P.A., we can answer all of your questions about:

  • Receiving wage-loss benefits
  • Obtaining medical care and treatment
  • Valuing your claim for settlement
  • Making the insurance company pay your attorney’s fees

To get started with your claim, please call Anderson & Hart, P.A. at (850) 203-3041 or contact us online.

Common Workers' Compensation Mistakes to Avoid

Dealing with a workers' compensation claim can be overwhelming, especially if you're dealing with injuries and medical treatments. Unfortunately, there are common mistakes that injured workers make that could jeopardize their chances of receiving full compensation for their injuries. At Anderson & Hart, P.A., we've seen these mistakes time and time again. Here are some of the most common mistakes to avoid:

  • Not reporting the injury to your employer in a timely manner
  • Not seeking medical attention or following medical advice
  • Failing to document all medical treatments and expenses
  • Not disclosing pre-existing medical conditions that may have contributed to the injury
  • Signing documents without fully understanding their implications

By avoiding these common mistakes, you can increase your chances of a successful workers' compensation claim. Our experienced attorneys can guide you through the process and help you avoid costly errors. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and get the compensation you deserve.

When Should I Hire a Workers' Comp Lawyer?

Hiring a workers' compensation attorney from the very beginning of your claim can provide significant advantages and ensure that you receive the full financial and medical benefits needed to recover from work-related injuries. Here are the key advantages of having a workers' comp attorney involved early in the process:

  1. Knowledgeable Guidance: A skilled workers' compensation attorney has in-depth knowledge of the complex laws and regulations governing workers' compensation claims. They can provide expert guidance and advice on the best course of action, helping you navigate the claims process effectively.
  2. Proper Documentation and Timely Filings: Filing a workers' compensation claim involves a multitude of paperwork and strict deadlines. By hiring an attorney, you can rely on their expertise to ensure that all the necessary documentation is completed accurately and submitted on time. This minimizes the risk of errors or omissions that could potentially delay or jeopardize your claim.
  3. Representation and Advocacy: An experienced attorney will serve as your advocate throughout the entire process. They will represent your interests in legal proceedings, such as appeals or hearings, ensuring that your rights are protected and your case is presented effectively to the insurance company or administrative board.
  4. Settlement Negotiations: Insurance companies often try to minimize their payout by offering low settlements. A workers' compensation attorney can skillfully negotiate on your behalf to secure a fair settlement that fully reflects the extent of your injuries, medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages. Their experience and understanding of the value of your claim can significantly increase the likelihood of obtaining an optimal outcome.
  5. Identifying Mistakes and Additional Benefits: Employers and insurance companies may make errors or overlook certain benefits that you are entitled to. A workers' comp lawyer will thoroughly review your case, identify any mistakes or oversights, and pursue all available avenues for additional benefits or higher settlement amounts. They will fight for your best interests and ensure that you receive the maximum compensation you deserve.

By engaging a workers' compensation attorney early on, you can proactively protect your rights, avoid costly mistakes, and maximize your chances of obtaining the full compensation you are entitled to for your work-related injuries. Their expertise and dedicated advocacy will provide you with the necessary support to navigate the complex legal process and focus on your recovery.

How We Can Help

Insurance companies all too often deny injured workers’ the benefits they are entitled to receive under Florida law. They know some injured workers will simply walk away, abandoning their claims. Our Tallahassee-based workers’ compensation attorneys never walk away from a fight. We can help you get the medical care your injuries require and the lost wage-loss benefits you deserve.

Anderson & Hart handles workers’ compensation cases involving:

  • Denied claims
  • Denied or delayed medical care
  • Alternate or Additional medical care
  • Denied or unpaid lost wage benefits
  • Permanent disability benefits
  • Impairment benefits
  • Death benefits
  • Valuing your claim for settlement

Why Choose ANDERSON & HART?

With over 60 years of combined experience, our attorneys have proven that we have what it takes to get you the medical care and lost wages you need. We have represented thousands of clients across North and Central Florida and have recovered millions of dollars for our clients.

When you work with Anderson & Hart, P.A., you receive one-on-one support from a Tallahassee workers’ compensation lawyer who will handle your claim from start to finish. Our attorneys maintain consistent communication and offer personalized support with one goal: To help you get the benefits you deserve.

Anderson & Hart . . . because justice matters.

Let’s get started on your case – give us a call at (850) 203-3041 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation.

Client Testimonials

  • “Everything was excellent”

    J. Bradley

  • “I would like to express my gratitude to you for all the care and concern you showed me after my accidents. You are such a generous, kind person. Thank you for all your legal advice and for your friendship. Thanks to Charlotte and the rest of your staff.”

    Louise Jones

  • “In 2017 you finished the case of Stephen Wagner... I want you and your staff to know how much you are appreciated. This would have never happened without you.”

    Bettie Wagner (Stephen’s Mother)

  • “You and your assistance gave me that hope when all seemed lost.”

    G. Hudson

  • “I would definitely recommend Anderson and Hart law firm. Karla Hart is a great attorney, very experienced and honest with her clients. She and her staff has helped me tremendously throughout my journey. Again thank you Karla Hart.”

    Pamela W.