Do I need a lawyer to file a Workers’ Compensation claim?

You don’t need a Minnesota Workers’ Compensation attorney to file a claim, but getting experienced legal help on your side can ensure you get all of the benefits you need after your injury, so you can focus on getting better.

Not everybody needs a lawyer, but we believe everyone deserves good advice. We can help you understand if you need legal representation, and what steps to take to get the best possible results for your claim.

Contact us today for free, no-obligation advice. We understand what you’re up against with the insurance company, and you can count on us to be there as you decide when to hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer. Fields Law Firm is Minnesota’s resource for injured workers, and we’re here for you.

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How Our Attorneys Can Help You

Our team of attorneys have the legal skills and resources to help you with all aspects of your claim, including:

  • Filling out your Workers’ Compensation paperwork
    Fields Law is focused on helping injured workers, and we can ensure your paperwork is accurate and filed on time.
  • Gathering the medical evidence you need to prove your claim
    Insurance companies may try to downplay your injuries to avoid paying your claim. We’ll gather the medical records and expert witness testimony necessary to help prove the severity of your injuries to the insurance company.
  • Accompanying you to Workers’ Compensation depositions and hearings
    Insurance company attorneys will be present at your deposition, where you’ll be asked questions about your injury. Your lawyer will help protect your rights during questioning, and we will also represent you at your hearing in Workers’ Compensation court if your claim doesn’t settle after your deposition.
  • Creating a demand package that considers all of your expenses
    At Fields Law, we’re focused on your present and future needs. We’ll consider factors that may become issues over time, such as your ability to work in the future or the cost of your continuing medical treatment, when we negotiate with the insurance company.
  • Helping you get the additional benefits you’re owed
    You may be entitled to benefits, such as vocational trainingSocial Security Disability benefits, or Long Term Disability benefits. Our team will evaluate your case to ensure you’re getting the full amount of benefits you need to recover and get back to work.

How much are Workers’ Compensation attorney fees?

Many injured workers are concerned about how much hiring a Workers’ Compensation attorney will cost them. The Workers’ Compensation attorneys at Fields Law Firm are paid only after we are successful in getting benefits for you – you never pay us up front for any Workers’ Compensation attorney fees or costs.

In addition, Minnesota Workers’ Compensation laws set a maximum fee that Workers’ Compensation attorneys in Minnesota can charge on Workers’ Compensation claims. The laws are complicated and vary depending on several factors, based on the amount and types of benefits we recover for you.