What to Look for in a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer
So you’ve been hurt on the job and need to apply for workers’ compensation benefits, but you’ve heard from others that it can be a complicated process, that a lot of seemingly legitimate claims are denied. It’s true—employers and insurance companies will go to great lengths to avoid paying benefits under the New York workers’ compensation system. The attorney that you choose to handle your case can make a big difference in how much you recover or whether you get any benefits at all. Here are some things you should look for when hiring a workers’ compensation attorney.