Have you been injured on the job? Is your employer telling you that you have to work, but your doctor is telling you something different? Do you believe that you aren’t getting the right medical treatment? Our experience in workers’ compensation is unsurpassed. At Chionuma & Associates, our experienced workers’ compensation attorneys are ready to help you from the moment we receive your call and language is no barrier.
After an on-the-job injury, there are steps you must immediately undertake to protect your rights. First, immediately notify your supervisor. Failure to give timely notice to your employer may mean that your benefits may be reduced or denied. Second, if your employer sends you to a hospital or doctor, you must follow the proposed treatment plan carefully. Do not miss any appointments. Failure to follow through on the doctor’s advice may lead to denial of your benefits. Third, if you are not able to return to work, notify your employer immediately. Make sure that you have a written doctor’s excuse for all time off, and strictly follow your company’s policy regarding reporting your injury.
At Chionuma & Associates, our attorneys have handled thousands of workers’ compensation cases. We have investigated virtually every possible workplace injury scenario and have successfully handled compensation issues to resolve those injuries. The proper representation of an injured worker requires extensive skill and experience and specialized knowledge of both state and federal laws. Our office employs professionals with a vast background in health care, an we will relieve your stress by thoroughly investigating your case and permitting you to focus on regaining your health and healing from your injuries. We will assist you in finding the finest medical professionals to treat you if your employer denies responsibility at the outset of your case. We work with your healthcare providers as part of a team, so that everyone is working on the same goal – restoring your health and well being and your ability to keep working in the future.
If you have been involved while working, time is an important factor in your case. Do not delay in getting the representation you need. Call us at team Chionuma. (816) 421-5544. Let us get started helping you right away.