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Personal Injury

Madison Workplace Injury Attorney

Advocating for Injured Workers in Charleston & West Virginia

Workplace accidents can cause serious injuries, often leaving an individual unable to return to work for an extended period of time. Whether you were injured because of your employer's actions or a third party, Shaffer & Shaffer PLLC can review your claim and your options for recovery.

Our Madison, WV personal injury attorneys have has decades of experience representing injured workers and we bring a rich tradition of proven results and commitment to excellence. If you need assistance filing a workers' compensation claim or pursuing a third party claim, our law firm can guide you through the process.

Contact us online today or call us at (304) 362-7088 to discuss your workplace injury case!

What Do Workers' Compensation Attorneys Do?

A workers' compensation attorney's job is to be by your side through the duration of your claim process. They will help you file the claim as well as help you fight for fair compensation for your necessary leave of absence from work. Additionally, if you were injured on the job, a lawyer can help you receive compensation for the medical care you need.

Third Party Work Injury Claims

For work accidents caused by third parties, injured workers are able to file a third-party claim and recover additional benefits that may not be available in workers' compensation.

Examples of situations where you may be able to bring a third party claim:

Our law firm has the resources to thoroughly investigate an accident to determine whether a third party is responsible for your injuries. We work with a team of experts to help our clients assemble an effective claim.

When Should I Hire A Workers' Compensation Attorney?

Victims of workplace accidents are often unaware of their rights and may wonder if their accident and the circumstances surrounding it could benefit from the assistance of an attorney. Because of this, many people will accept a settlement that is less than they deserve or their claim is denied unjustly.

The expertise of a skilled workers compensation attorney can help ensure that your claim is handled quickly and properly.

Some reasons you may want to contact an attorney are:

  • Your claim has been denied
  • Your ability to work has been affected
  • You experience difficulties in getting the treatment you need

What to Do After a Workplace Accident

Experiencing an injury in the workplace can be extremely stressful.

It is important that you take moment to complete the following steps after your accident:

  • Report the accident to your employer immediately
  • Seek medical treatment and continue with the recommended treatment
  • Take pictures of your injuries and the scene
  • Talk to an attorney about filing a claim and how to recover compensation

Contact an Experienced Attorney

Whether you were injured on site or while performing a work-related duty off-site, speak with a Madison, WV personal injury lawyer at our law firm about your accident.

No recovery, no fee: Call (304) 362-7088 or contact us online to reach our skilled Madison, WV workplace injury lawyers today.