Do You Need a South Carolina Work Injury Attorney?

01-28-2016

Do You Need a South Carolina Work Injury Attorney?

Many South Carolina residents suffer an injury on the job without realizing they might need a work injury attorney to represent their interests. There are several different reasons you might be tempted to do something like this. You might only have a vague understanding of the workman’s comp law that allows you to be compensated by an insurance company for your injury. You may think you have “enough” and not want to press things any further.

What you have to remember is that the insurance representatives you are talking to are thinking about things in a much different manner. They are trying to minimize payouts and maximize enrollment, which means that they end up squeezing you, the wronged party in the whole situation.

Insurance companies may even fail to tell you about benefits such as:

  • Full payment of medical bills
  • Wage replacement payments for missing work
  • Payment for temporary or permanent disabilities
  • Social Security benefits
  • Childcare or other benefits based on your condition

Any lawyers on your side should know work injury law like the back of their hand and be ready to fight for your case in court if need be. They know how to file motions, speak to judges, and are familiar with a legal environment that you may not know that much about.

If you do choose a lawyer, you should go with one of the work injury attorneys at the Steinberg Law Firm. We serve clients in Charleston and throughout South Carolina. For a free review of your work injury case, contact us at 843-720-2800 as soon as possible.

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