Workers’ Compensation Attorneys Saint Clairsville. Ohio

Pursuing a workers’ compensation claim in Ohio can be challenging. If you encounter an on-the-job injury or illness, you may be eligible to pursue such a claim. Luckily, the workers’ compensation lawyers at Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP have extensive experience in handling these claims. It is important that you act if you have been subjected to such harm in a workplace to recover lost wages, cover medical costs, and protect yourself and other employees from unfair treatment in the workplace.

The workers’ compensation attorneys at Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP will help you:

  • File your workers’ compensation claim in time. This typically must occur within the one-year statute of limitations
  • Collect and organize the proper documentation needed to file your workers’ compensation claim
  • Help locate and provide verification that your injury/illness happened while you were at work or engaging in work-related activities.

By aiding in these key areas, our workers’ compensation attorneys make sure your application is completed in full. If your application is rejected, as often happens in workers’ compensation claims, our workers’ compensation attorneys will help you collect the requested information and begin the appeals process. In the event that your claim needs to be filed in court, our workers’ compensation attorneys will guide you through the entire process and stand by your side.

Our priority is collaboration with our clients. These sorts of relationships with our clients help the claims process to move smoothly. Our clients can expect regular updates and consistent communication from the Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP workers’ comp team in Ohio. It is also of upmost importance that we help our clients access reliable medical providers throughout their claim. In doing so, proper assessments about our client’s physical limitations, ability to work, and scope of injury are correctly documented and treated. This step is crucial to the Ohio workers’ compensation system.

Going Beyond Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Claims

Our team at Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP, has more than 60 years of experience in a wide area of law. Our work representing employees throughout their workers’ compensation claims has taught us how to protect vulnerable individuals fighting their employers. It is upsettingly common that employers retaliate against employees when a workers’ compensation claim is brought against their company. This can be used as a tactic to dissuade employees from further pursuing their claim. However, the workplace retaliation attorneys at Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP know better. If your employer attempts to use retaliation tactics against you upon discovering you plan on acting, the lawyers at Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP know how to work fast and help you exercise your legal rights.

Another way that the team at Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP helps our clients is by investigating third-party injury claims. When we work on a workers’ compensation claim, there is a likelihood that a personal injury suit may be appropriate legal action to pursue. Our personal injury and workers’ compensation attorneys will help you determine if your injury occurred due to negligence on behalf of a third-party or an employee of another company and take the appropriate measures. This type of civil lawsuit can help you receive proper compensation, especially since Ohio law can make holding an employer accountable for negligently causing an accident incredibly difficult.

Lastly, workers’ compensation attorneys at Barkan Meizlish DeRose Cox, LLP will take the time to investigate wage theft issues during our investigation into your workers’ compensation claim. Tip withholding, intentionally misclassifying employees to avoid paying overtime, and any time spent working off the clock are all examples of wage theft in the workplace.

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