Top Meadowbrook, AL Workers' Compensation Lawyers Near You

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    Morgan & Morgan

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

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    Levin, Papantonio, Rafferty, Proctor, Buchanan, O’Brien, Barr & Mougey, P.A.

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

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    Lloyd & Hogan

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

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    Hollis, Wright & Clay, P.C.

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

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    Littler Mendelson, P.C.

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

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    Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker LLP

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

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    Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

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    Jackson Lewis P.C.

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • Clark, Hair & Smith, P.C.

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • Donahue & Associates

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • Fann & Rea, P.C.

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • Friedman, Dazzio, Zulanas & Bowling P.C.

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • King, Wiley & Williams, LLC

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Jasper Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Jasper Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • Shaw Family Law, LLC

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • The Kullman Firm

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • Waldrep, Stewart & Kendrick, LLC

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Bessemer Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Bessemer Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • Wettermark Keith, LLC

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • Webster, Henry, Bradwell, Cohan, Speagle & DeShazo, P.C.

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • Jacoby & Meyers, LLC

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • Rubio Law Firm, PC

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Homewood Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Homewood Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • The Law Office of Danny Lehane, LLC

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • The Law Office of Edward I. Zwilling, LLC

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • Spellen Law

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • Morris, Cary, Andrews, Talmadge & Driggers, LLC

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

  • McElhemy Law

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

    Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Birmingham Office | Serving Meadowbrook, AL

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Were You Injured at Work?

If you were injured while at work, this can be a stressful and overwhelming time. First, you need to report your injury to your employer and seek out proper medical attention. Then you need to seek out an experienced Meadowbrook workers’ compensation attorney to ensure your rights are protected.

Workers’ Compensation Assistance

Unfortunately, workplace accidents are not unusual. Work injuries can be sudden, such as a slip and fall accident. Repetitive stress can also lead to pain and suffering.

Workers’ compensation benefits are available to most injured employees to help them get their lives back on track; however, the process of collecting these benefits is highly complex. Being injured is hard enough, you do not want to enter into battle over your workers’ compensation claim.

What is workers’ comp., and how does it work?

Workers’ compensation benefits help account for medical care and lost wages whenever you are hurt or get sick while on the job. In most workers’ comp. cases, fault does not matter. For example, if you work in construction, and are hurt by a power tool and have to miss months of work while you recover, workers’ compensation benefits will cover the losses from your time when you are unable to work. When you are hurt, you will file a claim for workers’ comp. and typically visit a doctor to evaluate the extent of your injuries and whether you are eligible for benefits.

How is workers’ comp. calculated?

In every state, your workers’ compensation benefits will cover a specific percentage of your average weekly wage. Whether your injury is ruled a total or partial injury, whether you are a temporary or seasonal worker, and how long you’ve been on the job will also affect the amount that you receive.

What does workers’ comp. cover?

Workers’ comp. benefits cover medical expenses, lost wages, lost wages, any ongoing care costs, and funeral expenses related to workplace injury or illness. In some cases, a surviving spouse may be entitled to survivors’ benefits as well. In other cases, such as if your injuries are so severe you will never be able to return to your job, there may be benefits available to retrain you for another position.

How long can you stay on workers’ comp.?

Most states have limits for how long workers’ compensation benefits can last, many times less than five years. If your injuries are so severe that you cannot return to work, you will likely want to explore your eligibility for disability benefits, such as Social Security Disability Insurance, for when your workers’ comp. benefits expire.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

The Importance of a Good Consultation

The goal of an initial consultation is to find an attorney you are comfortable working with and someone who can help you understand your options under the law. Seek to understand the relevant legal experience the attorney brings to your case. While it is not realistic to expect an attorney to resolve your legal issue during an initial consultation, you should gain a level of comfort with his/her ability to do so. A good consultation can clarify issues, raise pertinent questions and considerations for your case, and help you make an informed decision towards resolving your legal issue.

How will an attorney charge me?

A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:

  • Bill by the hour
  • Contingent fee agreement
  • Flat fee agreement

Depending on your specific legal situation, it’s possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court’s reach in personal jurisdiction.

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