Assisting With Workers’ Compensation Medical Benefits Issues
Sometimes it can seem like the workers’ compensation system is designed to delay treatment and payment to injured employees. Unfortunately, many people get so discouraged in dealing with the system that they take steps that end up hurting their case in the long run. This is why it is important to consult with an experienced attorney before you make any critical decisions.
At the law firm of DiCesare, Davidson & Barker, you will find lawyers who have been standing up for the rights of injured workers in Lakeland, Haines City and throughout Central Florida since 1994. We can help you deal with the workers’ compensation system so you can get the results you need.
Dealing With the Workers’ Compensation Doctor
In Florida, getting medical benefits through the workers’ comp system means working with a doctor that was chosen for you by your insurance carrier. Unfortunately, you may not be happy with the diagnosis or treatment that doctor provides.
Yes, you have the right to change doctors one time. This change should be considered carefully. Your next doctor will also be selected by the insurance carrier and you may like that doctor even less. There are other alternatives that our attorneys can help you with. You should seek a consultation before using up your one time change.
Yes, you have the right to see your own doctor at your own expense, but that doctor’s assessment of your medical condition is not admissible in your case. In other words, seeing your own doctor will not help. We can show you other ways to get the medical treatment you need.
Attorneys at our firm are Board Certified in Workers’ Compensation. This title is granted to only a select few. It is your evidence that we understand how to work through the system to get you the medical benefits you need. We can assist with everything, from getting reimbursement for medical fees to rehabilitation and retraining.
Free Case Evaluations: Ask a Lawyer About Your Case
Contact us to schedule a free consultation about your workers’ comp medical benefits case.
Legal Services Provided in English and Spanish
In addition to English speakers, our firm includes staff members who are able to offer assistance in Spanish.