Work Related Accidental Injury & Occupational Disease Claims
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If you suffer an accidental injury while you are working, or develop a work related occupational disease, your problems don’t end with your physical and emotional difficulties. You will also have to deal with the logistical problems that your injury or disease create, such as payment of your medical expenses and payment to you for your lost time and permanent damage to your body. If you qualify under the law, your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance company should pay all of this and sometimes more, but how can you be sure that they are paying all that is required by the law? The insurance carrier will do everything that it can to reduce the amount that it pays to you or on your behalf. It will even attempt to use the law to disqualify you from benefits, so that it will never have to pay anything to help you.
The Law Offices of Jezic & Moyse, LLC stands ready to help you. We will ensure that you are receiving all that you are entitled to under the law. We will advise you on every step of the workers’ compensation process, from filing the claim with the appropriate governmental agency to settlement. If your injury or disease is so severe that you require lifetime medical care as available in some cases, Jezic & Moyse, LLC will stand by you for as long as necessary to get you all of the care that the law will allow. If the insurance carrier refuses to cooperate, we will take your claim to an administrative hearing with the appropriate governmental agency to attempt to win an order from the government requiring the carrier to do what we believe the law requires it to do.
Our Of Counsel Maryland Workers Compensation Attorney Brian P. Riley has been representing injured workers in Maryland and Washington, D.C. workers’ compensation claims since 2003. He served as the co-chairperson of the workers’ compensation section of the Montgomery County Bar Association from September of 2009 through May of 2010. He has appeared at hundreds of Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission hearings and multiple Informal Conferences with the Washington, D.C. Office of Workers’ Compensation on behalf of his clients. Brian won permanent total disability benefits for two claimants in 2007, and has prepared complex settlement agreements of Maryland workers’ compensation claims for amounts exceeding $100,000.00. In 2012, Brian expanded his practice to include Virginia workers’ compensation claims. Brian is fluent in Spanish and French.
In order for your rights to be fully protected, it is important for you to meet with an attorney as soon as possible after you suffer a work-related accidental injury or contract a work-related occupational disease. We offer free initial consultations in which we will honestly assess your case and provide you with the steps you need to ensure the best result. With our experienced attorneys and staff handling your case, you can concentrate on healing and getting your life back to normal.