Filing a Workers' Compensation Appeal

Posted By Katz Leidman Grossman Wolfe & Freund || 23-Jun-2011

While you may feel the need for workers' compensation, your insurance company may not always agree with you. Should your claim be denied, you can still go through the process of workers' compensation appeals and find success.

There are common reasons why insurance carriers will reject your benefits. These include certain types of injuries may not be covered; pre-existing conditions that could have caused your injury; questionable incidences where your accident may not have been job-related; or insufficient proof of disability. Of of the most common injuries on the workplace, a slip and fall accident, is often looked at with extra criticism as an increase in false filings have caused insurance companies to pay out millions in benefits.

If none of these apply to you and you were still denied, you need to appeal your workers' compensation case before time runs out.

When filing an appeal in New York, it is important that you enlist the help of a New York workers' compensation lawyer who can guide you through the process. To get legal assistance with your workers' comp appeal, contact us today!

Categories: Workers' Compensation