Why Do You Need an Attorney for a Workers’ Comp Claim?

Why Do You Need an Attorney for a Workers’ Comp Claim?

The maze of workers’ compensation claims can be challenging, especially when you are already dealing with the physical and emotional toll of a workplace injury. Though the process may seem straightforward on the surface, there’s more to a workers’ comp claim than merely filling out forms. Here’s why seeking a seasoned attorney, like the ones at Galanti, Patti, & Winterscheidt, P.C., is important.

Experience Matters

With our many years of dedication to injured clients, the attorneys at Galanti, Patti, & Winterscheidt, P.C. have filed thousands of workplace injury claims in Southern Illinois. The numbers speak for themselves: with over 500 claims tried and many more successfully appealed, our law firm knows the ins and outs of the system.

Denied Claims Aren’t the End

Unfortunately, workers’ comp claims can get denied, often due to minor mistakes or oversights. With the right legal representation, a denial doesn’t mean the end of the road. Our attorneys know how to appeal these denied claims, giving injured workers another shot at the benefits you are owed.

Comprehensive Medical Guidance

Beyond legal advice, the right attorney can direct you to the medical care you need. Ensuring that you get the right kind of treatment is essential not just for your health but also for strengthening your compensation claim.

Maximizing Your Benefits

Workers’ comp claims aren’t just about getting benefits; they’re about getting the right amount of benefits. With experienced attorneys by your side, you can ensure that you aren’t short-changed and receive the compensation you truly deserve.

Local Experience

The landscape of workers’ compensation laws can vary from one state to another. With attorneys like David M. Galanti, Giambattista “J.B.” Patti, & John Winterscheidt, you’re getting a team that is not only licensed to practice in Kansas, Illinois, and Missouri but also carries over 50 years of combined legal experience.

Emotional Support

Beyond the financial and physical implications, workplace injuries can be emotionally taxing. Having an attorney who understands this and who dedicates their practice to workers’ compensation and the rights of injured workers can be a significant source of comfort.

Avoiding Pitfalls

The world of workers’ compensation is filled with potential pitfalls that can jeopardize your claim. Whether it’s deadlines, paperwork intricacies, or dealing with employers and insurance companies, having a legal representative by your side ensures you don’t inadvertently damage your case.

Contact an Illinois Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Workplace accidents, while unplanned, can lead to a series of consequential events that affect your physical health, mental well-being, and financial stability. In such trying times, having an experienced attorney becomes not just an asset but a necessity.

At Galanti, Patti, & Winterscheidt, P.C., the focus has always been clear: advocate aggressively for the rights of injured workers. Our firm’s legacy, built over decades, reflects this commitment.

If you or someone you know is dealing with a workers’ comp claim in Illinois, reach out for the guidance you deserve. Contact Galanti, Patti, & Winterscheidt, P.C. online or at (618) 258-0420.