Workers' Compensation, Work Related Injury, Social Security Disability (SSDI) Attorney
Tampa Bay Florida, St. Petersburg, Clearwater - Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco County
Often the first question we are asked by someone hurt at work is "do I need a workers compensation lawyer?". While some persons do not wish to hire a workers' compensation attorney until a particular benefit is denied, others desire the advice and counsel of a board-certified workers' compensation law specialist even if they are currently receiving workers' compensation benefits. Many of our clients here at the Law Office of Dennis A. Palso, P.A. became clients at a time when they were receiving full workers' compensation benefits. Even if the workers' compensation insurance carrier is currently providing benefits, many injured workers wish to retain a workers' compensation specialist attorney to guide them through the process and to make sure that they continue to receive all the workers' compensation benefits to which they are entitled.
You should consider the following before hiring a workers' compensation lawyer:
- Is the lawyer’s practice highly concentrated in job injuries?
- Does the lawyer has significant experience in workers' compensation matters?
- Does the lawyer represent only injured workers?
- Is the lawyer among the fewer than 1% of Florida lawyers who are board certified in workers’ compensation?
At the Law Office of Dennis A. Palso, P.A., we have been representing injured workers in workers' compensation matters throughout West Central Florida for over 24 years and have clients from all over the area including from St. Petersburg, Tampa, Clearwater, Largo, Pinellas Park, and New Port Richey. Dennis Palso, who represents only injured workers and never insurance companies, has handled thousands of workers’ compensation cases and is one of the fewer than 1% of Florida lawyers who are board certified as a specialist in workers’ compensation law by the Florida Bar.
Many lawyers make you pay costs, win or lose, and take a percentage from all your current workers' compensation checks. At the Law Office of Dennis A. Palso, P.A., we do not charge you any attorney fees or any costs unless we obtain a settlement proposal you wish to accept or we recover benefits for you. If your accident occurred on or after January 1, 1994, your attorney fee is never more than 20% of benefits we recover for you and in most cases is much less. If we do not win your benefits, we do not charge you any attorney fee or any case costs. Consultations are free and confidential.
If you have been hurt at work, you probably have questions, such as:
- Am I allowed to change doctors to treat me for my workers' compensation injury?
- What if my workers' compensation doctor prescribes treatment or testing but the insurance company will not approve it?
- What if my workers' compensation doctor releases me to work but my employer has no work for me?
- If I return to work, do my workers' compensation disability checks stop?
- How are my workers' compensation disability benefits computed?
- How long do workers' compensation benefits last?
- Am I compensated if I suffer a permanent injury?
- How do I know if I am receiving everything to which I am entitled?
- Am I entitled to a lump sum settlement of my claim?
For a free confidential case evaluation to answer your questions and to see if you are receiving all the workers' compensation benefits to which you are entitled, call us at the Law Office of Dennis A. Palso, P.A.
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Florida workers' compensation attorney and brain injury lawyer Dennis A. Palso represents victims of workplace or jobsite injuries, work accidents, or employment-related disabilities in state workers' compensation and federal Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) proceedings in the Tampa Bay area, including Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, New Port Richey, Largo, Pinellas Park, Seminole, Palm Harbor, Tarpon Springs, holiday, Dunedin, Gulfport, Pinellas County, Hillsborough County, and Pasco County FL.