If you are in the midst of negotiating a workers’ compensation claim,
then you already know—the legal system is exhausting. You have been
through the system already and recognize that it is finally time to settle
the case. As Ft. Lauderdale workers’ compensation lawyers, we make
sure to discuss every phase of the case to prepare the client and ensure
that they are ready to settle. As the claimant, the ball is in your court,
which affords you many options for getting the case settled.
Understanding Insurance Company Tactics
As with any workers’ compensation claim, you will be dealing corresponding
with the insurance company. They will use a variety of tactics to settle
cases quickly and avoid liability, including offering lowball settlements.
Unfortunately, as every case is different, there is no telling as to how
much an insurance company will provide, as every accident and the circumstances
surrounding it will be different for each person.
Insurance companies may try to sell you on a lowball offer and get cases
settled quickly. One—they want to avoid litigation as much as possible.
The other common reason is so that they do not have to pay any more than
what they feel is necessary. Once the claimant accepts the settlement,
the case closes and the claimant will no longer be able to collect any
We Settle Cases to Your Satisfaction
Most insurance companies engage with the claimant (or the claimant’s
workers’ compensation attorney) in a process called mediation. Mediation
allows both sides to come to a compromise, with the assistance of a neutral
You have the chance to state your side of the story. The mediator is not
necessarily your advocate, as that what a Ft. Lauderdale workers’
comp lawyer is for; however, they can help each side come to an understanding.
It also facilitates better communication with the insurance company, rather
than sending letters and notes back and forth.
Get Legal Assistance Today!
At Rosenberg & Rosenberg, P.A., we do everything in our power to settle
cases to our clients’ satisfaction. We are compassionate and attentive
to your needs, and we have managed to recover millions of dollars in compensation.
We know that all of the legal processes involved in workers’ compensation
claims can be incredibly confusing. Having a lawyer assisting you through
can help ensure that your needs are met.
For assistance with your workers’ compensation claim, be sure to
give us a call to request your free case evaluation.