One in every 68 workers employed in 2010 was injured on the job and received worker’s compensation for their injury. The construction industry has the highest rate of work related injuries and there are many workers whose injuries keep them from their jobs.
If you’re one of these workers and you have a long-term disability that prevents you from working, hiring an experienced long term disability lawyer can make a world of difference when filing a long term disability claim. There are many pitfalls for unrepresented disability applicants that can jeopardize your benefits, and a lawyer can help you steer clear of them.
It’s important to contact a lawyer as soon as you become unable to work to talk about your options. Many attorneys will give you a free consultation, and many won’t charge a fee