You may have heard that it is possible to pursue workers’ compensation without a lawyer’s help, but this is a dangerous misconception. It is very difficult to fight against large insurance companies without a lawyer who understands workers’ compensation cases. Mario Trespalacios, has extensive knowledge of the Florida worker’s compensation system.
One way to help yourself after you have been injured is to report the injury to your employer. It is then your employer’s responsibility to report the injury to the insurance company, but sometimes employers fail to do this. In this case, you have two options: visit a hospital and report the injury, or visit a lawyer and let your lawyer deal with the insurance company.