Top Tampa, FL Workers' Compensation Lawyers Near You

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Tampa Office

1511 N. Westshore Blvd., Suite 400, Tampa, FL 33607

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Holiday Office | Serving Tampa, FL

1041 U.S. Highway 19, Holiday, FL 34691

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Tampa Office

401 E. Jackson Street, Suite 1825, Tampa, FL 33602

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Tampa Office

1110 N Florida Ave, Suite 200, Tampa, FL 33602

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Tampa Office

4200 W Cypress Street, Suite 450, Tampa, FL 33607

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Tampa Office

100 North Tampa Street, Suite 1625, Tampa, FL 33602

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Tampa Office

201 E Kennedy Blvd, Suite 1100, Tampa, FL 33602

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Tampa Office

201 North Franklin Street, 7th Floor, Tampa, FL 33602

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Clearwater Office | Serving Tampa, FL

250 N Belcher Road, Suite 102, Clearwater, FL 33765

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Tampa Office

100 S. Ashley Drive, Suite 2200, Tampa, FL 33602

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | New Port Richey Office | Serving Tampa, FL

8212 Massachusetts Avenue, New Port Richey, FL 34653

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | St. Petersburg Office | Serving Tampa, FL

5544 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33707

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Tampa Office

320 W Kennedy Blvd, Suite 730, Tampa, FL 33606

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Tampa Office

3802 Ehrlich Rd, Suite 209, Tampa, FL 33624

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Tampa Office

400 N. Ashley Drive, Suite 2100, Tampa, FL 33602

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Tampa Office

1325 West Cass Street, Tampa, FL 33606

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Tampa Office

100 N. Tampa Street, Suite 4100, Tampa, FL 33602

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Tampa Office

100 S Ashley Drive, Suite 500, Tampa, FL 33602

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2805 W Busch Blvd Ste 219, Tampa, FL 33618

Workers' Compensation Lawyers | Tampa Office

1325 W Cass St, Tampa, FL 33606

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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 Tampa 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.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

Tips on Hiring an Experienced Lawyer with Workers' Compensation Cases

The more experienced a lawyer is in legal practice, the more likely he/she will be able to bring about a successful resolution to your issue. Since experience matters, lawyers who’ve been practicing law for many years (with a successful track record) tend to be in high demand. You should look for information about a lawyer’s experience and ask questions during the initial meeting. It’s a very good idea to ask the lawyer how many years he/she has been practicing law and the expected outcome of your case.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff – a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment – A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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