Guiding You Through the Workers' Compensation System
When people call us and say, "I got hurt on the job," they want to know what steps to take next. At the law offices of Downer, Walters & Mitchener, P.A., our workers' compensation attorneys are here to help guide people through the workers' comp system. From filing an initial claim through any necessary hearing processes, we are committed to helping you get the compensation you need and the compensation you are entitled to.
If you have suffered an on-the-job injury, you should seek legal advice as soon as possible. Contact our Charlotte injury attorneys online or call 704-348-6700, or toll free at 800-332-2486, to schedule an appointment.
Steps to Take After Suffering a Workplace Injury
North Carolina law requires injured workers to report their accident or occupational disease in writing to their employers within 30 days of the accident. However, even if you did not report the problem to your employer, it may still be possible to prevail on a workers' compensation claim. That's why getting help from our experienced Charlotte work injury lawyers is so important to getting the compensation you deserve.
We Help Protect the Interests of Injured Workers
When you have been injured on the job, your first instinct may be to turn to your human resources department for help. While your accident should be reported to HR, remember that they work for your employer too. They may not have your best interests in mind when it comes to getting full and fair compensation. Similarly, insurance companies do not make money by giving it away. They may offer you a settlement that does not take into account the full extent of your injuries.
At Downer, Walters & Mitchener, P.A., our lawyers are committed to serving your best interests. We will fight to help you get fairly compensated for all of your present and future medical expenses, as well as lost wages and other expenses. We know how employers and insurance companies operate. Let "Your Hometown Legal Team" handle negotiations on your behalf.
Contact Our Charlotte Job Injury Attorneys
When you have suffered a job injury, you may not know where to turn. We are here to help guide you through this difficult time. Contact our North Carolina workers' compensation lawyers online or call 704-348-6700, or toll free at 800-332-2486, to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your situation. Se habla español.