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FAQ – Do I Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

legal libraryThere are advantages/disadvantages both ways. There are advantages to representing yourself (preferences regarding PQME selections, etc.) and disadvantages of self-representation (far too many to describe).

Only an experienced attorney will know the difference – – and only a candid and ethical attorney will give you a straight answer.

You don’t have to retain an attorney to get clear and direct answers. You should first consult with an attorney before you ever decide to hire one.

By law, it is a free consultation. No attorney is allowed to collect a fee from an injured worker until ordered by the WCAB.

How are attorney fees paid?
Attorney fees in workers’ compensation cases are set by law and are generally 12% to 15% of the award and if there is no award or settlement, no fees are paid.

No one ever expects to need a Workers’ Comp attorney. Our client’s are glad they hired us. 

Call our office today for a FREE consultation. 213-488-0660

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