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Huntsville Workers Comp Lawyer Don't Get Jerked Around

Huntsville Workers Comp Lawyer Don't Get Jerked Around: Every day an injured worker somewhere in Alabama is getting jerked around by the workers compensation insurance carrier because the injured worker does not know their legal rights. Injured workers are denied medical treatment because the adjuster tells them some other doctor in another State disagreed with what the treating physician wanted to do. Hurt employees are tricked into seeing another doctor when the treating doctor recommends surgery (and the other doctor invariably opines that surgery is not needed). Many who suffered job injuries are never told that they are legally entitled to mileage reimbursement for their trips to and from the doctor and pharmacy.

You have to remember that you are assumed to know the law; the workers compensation insurance carrier has no obligation to explain your rights to you, and rest assured, they will pull one over on you if you allow them to do so. Just the other day I was speaking with a defense attorney who told me a story about being called by a workers compensation insurance carrier so he could conclude the settlement of a claim that the adjuster had just reached with an injured worker. He told me how bad it made him feel to know how much the injured worker was being abused in their settlement, but he has a legal obligation to his client and cannot tell the injured worker that they are making a horrible mistake.

The worst way I can imagine an injured worker finding out what their rights are to Alabama Workman Compensation benefits is to ask the insurance company who will have to pay out said benefits.

If you were hurt at work and have questions about your rights under Alabama's Workman Compensation laws, please do not hesitate to contact and talk with one of the experienced Huntsville Workers Comp lawyers at Powell and Denny today.

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