Construction Site Injuries
You or your family member has been injured at work.
What do we do now?
FIRST, if you are hurt, immediately go to the nearest hospital Emergency Room or Acute Care Clinic.
Untreated injuries sometimes get worse.
You may be injured more seriously than you believe.
A delay in treatment may be seen later by an insurance adjuster or Labor and Industries claims manager as proof that you were not really injured.
SECOND, ask your employer to notify the Department of Labor and Industries. Your employer is legally required to report the injury.
Because the sooner a DLI file is set up the sooner the Department will begin paying your medical bills and processing Time-Loss benefits you may be entitled to.
THIRD, contact an attorney immediately to have your case reviewed.
You may have a "Third Party" claim in addition to your Worker's Compensation claim. A "Third Party" claim is one which if proved, entitles you to damages above and beyond that which Labor and Industries will pay.
These types of claims have to be investigated early before witnesses disappear and memories fade.
But I don’t have any money to hire an attorney. What can I do?
Answer: We will evaluate your case with no charge to you. If we believe we can help you, we will represent you on a contingent fee basis. A contingent fee is one where we will charge you a percentage of what we recover for you, ONLY IF AND WHEN WE ARE SUCCESSFUL.
But I don't want to sue anyone. Can I still make a claim?
Answer: Yes. Most cases can be settled without a trial.
We have helped many families through the often confusing aftermath of a serious injury. We know the law. We know how to get your medical bills paid. We know how to prove the monetary value of your other losses, such as scarring, disfigurement, traumatic brain injury, pain and suffering, etc.
Call us today at (425) 451-8333 to speak with our Bellevue, WA construction accident lawyer. Our workplace accident attorney will provide you Free Case Evaluation.
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