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The Workers’ Compensation Appeals Process
If you workers’ compensation claim has been denied, you have the right to appeal. In this situation, the services of an Atlanta workers’ compensation lawyer are invaluable. Being unfamiliar with the workers’ compensation laws and processes, it can be hard for you to identify what needs to be done in order to successfully appeal. Strict regulations govern how the situation must be addressed and it takes a skilled attorney to use the opportunity effectively.
After an appeal is lodged with the State Board of Workers’ Compensation, either side may request an oral presentation before the board. When this occurs, a date for oral argument will be set within 60 days of the filing of the appeal. Each side is only allowed a maximum of five minutes to present their argument, unless they receive specific permission to extend this time. It is therefore vital that you are represented by an attorney who can deliver a persuasive argument. The Appellate Division will base its final decision regarding your claim on the arguments heard and the record of your case.
Atlanta Workers’ Comp Attorney
If you have been denied workers’ compensation benefits, don’t give up hope. The Law Office of Neil Flit has extensive experience with workers’ compensation appeals and has successfully helped many clients achieve a reversed decision. We feel strongly about defending your rights and will act aggressively in doing so. You shouldn’t have to go through a battle in order to receive the care you need and to which you have a right. We will gladly take this on for you so that you may concentrate on your recovery while we act on your behalf. Take advantage of our free consultation to find out how we can help.
Contact an Atlanta workers’ compensation attorney for professional help with your workers’ compensation appeal.