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We Work When You Can't--It's Not about the Money: There is an old saying in the legal field; whenever some tells you "It's Not about the money," it's about the money. Over the last 22 years I have learned that in many type of cases this is true, but generally it is not true in workers' compensation cases. This isn't just me saying it; it has been shown in studies.

A recent study of job injuries throughout American showed that only 21% of reported job injuries resulted in the injured worker missing time from work. This means that in nearly 80% of all cases where a worker is hurt at work, they do not miss time from work; they grin and bear it. And this study dealt only with "reported" job injury claims; it did not take into account the hundreds of cases throughout the county where the injured worker never makes a workers comp claim-generally at the request of their employer (POINT: this is not a good idea-for my thoughts why it isn't a good idea to work out an informal agreement with your employer see our other blogs on this subject). If those who have been hurt at work were only interested in money, this figure would be much higher.

After 22 years of handling workers compensation claims throughout Alabama, I have learned that the vast majority of injured workers want no more that the medical treatment they need to allow them to get back to work as soon as possible; it really isn't about the money. Only when the recommended medical treatment has been denied, of their claim turned down by the workers compensation insurance carrier, do most injured workers reluctantly call our office; only when it is not possible for them to work do they ask us to help them with their claim

The Alabama workers compensation attorneys at Powell and Denny are experienced and will work hard to help you achieve the best results possible in your claim and help you get back to work. If you have any questions about a job injury claim you or a friend might have, do not hesitate to call and talk to one of our experienced attorneys and put our years of experience and knowledge to work for you.

Powell and Denny: We Work When You Can't

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We Work When You Can't

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