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Marianna Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

Representing Injured Employees in Workers’ Comp Disputes

Sustaining an injury in the workplace is stressful, and the last thing any injured worker needs is added financial stress during their recovery. From expensive hospital bills to medication and treatment costs, financial concerns can quickly compound for families who are already concerned about a loved one's health and healing. 

While workers’ compensation is designed to provide financial aid to eligible employees who suffer work-related injuries or illnesses, injured workers can still face an onslaught of unfair challenges when navigating the workers’ compensation system in Florida, from intricate legal processes to evasive insurers to retaliatory employers. 

Fortunately, our Marianna workers’ compensation lawyers are here to help. With over 15 years of experience protecting hardworking Floridians and their loved ones, you can count on our firm to protect your rights and represent your best interests in court. Our diverse background in employment law and personal injury law makes us well-equipped to fight for full damages on your behalf. 

Wrongfully injured at work? Our Marianna workers’ comp attorneys can help you pursue full compensation. Call (850) 215-7777 to schedule a free consultation.

Contact a Marianna Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Don’t wait to seek the justice you deserve after a workplace accident. Since 2008, our attorneys have applied an in-depth legal knowledge and proven case results to fight for the outcome our clients deserve in court. Our firm has a longstanding reputation for providing representation to the wrongfully injured in Marianna and beyond. With thousands of cases handled and hundreds of millions of dollars recovered for our clients, you can trust us to prioritize your unique needs. 

Our firm has over 15 years of experience protecting the rights of injured workers. Contact us online to discuss your case with a Marianna workers’ comp lawyer.

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What Is Workers’ Compensation?

In Florida, workers' compensation is a no-fault insurance program that protects both employees and employers. It aims to ensure injured workers receive proper medical treatment and wage replacement while protecting employers from costly lawsuits.

Your Dedicated Attorneys

  • You Only Pay When You Collect

    Our work is conducted on a contingent fee basis. This means that you pay nothing unless we make a recovery on your behalf.

  • Experienced Trial Attorneys

    Each case is assigned to a lead attorney and a supporting attorney. This ensures continuity during the legal process and enables us to provide responsive service.

  • Hundreds of Millions Recovered

    At Perry & Young Law Firm, we take pride in championing the rights of our clients. We have secured hundreds of millions for our clients. 

What Causes Work-Related Injuries?

Workplace accidents can stem from a variety of factors, from employment industry to geographic area to the employee’s role in the workplace. Some common causes of workplace accidents include:

  • Overexertion
  • Slips, trips, and falls
  • Faulty machinery or equipment
  • Falling objects or collapsing structures
  • Exposure to hazardous substances or chemicals 
  • Transportation accidents (such as work vehicle accidents)

Common Workplace Injuries in Florida 

Employees can sustain a wide range of injuries in the workplace that can lead to filing for workers’ compensation benefits. Common types of injuries include

  • Sprains and strains
  • Respiratory conditions
  • Back and neck injuries
  • Occupational diseases
  • Fractures and broken bones
  • Burns and electrical injuries
  • Repetitive strain injuries (RSI)
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TSI)

How to File for Workers’ Compensation in Marianna

While no one plans on getting injured, it’s imperative to understand and exercise your rights accordingly after a workplace accident to secure the compensation you’re rightfully entitled to. Seeking sound counsel from a Marianna workers’ compensation lawyer is imperative to maximizing the value of your claim. 

At Perry & Young, P.A., our dedicated attorneys protect the rights of injured workers. Our firm is well-versed in workers' compensation laws and passionate about standing up for the wrongfully injured, allowing us to help injured workers file for workers' comp benefits correctly and on time. 

To successfully navigate the legal intricacies of your workers’ compensation claim, it’s essential to take the following steps

  1. Seek medical attention: It’s crucial to prioritize your health, even if you lack obvious injuries. Seek prompt medical treatment as soon as possible. Be sure to inform your healthcare provider that your injury is work-related.
  2. Report the injury: Notify your employer or supervisor about the accident and your injury as soon as possible. Failing to report the injury within 30 days may jeopardize your claim.
  3. Secure qualified representation: Workers' compensation can entail many complications, especially for those without a comprehensive understanding of workers' compensation laws in Florida. It's imperative to consult with a workers' comp lawyer who can provide trusted counsel, review the unique details of your case, and advise your steps accordingly. A qualified lawyer can ensure injured workers have a thorough understanding of their rights under the law, such as entitlement to medical treatment, wage replacement benefits, and potential disability compensation. 
  4. Document everything: It's important to keep a detailed log of any details pertaining to the accident, as this information can be valuable information in court to prove your claims. Consider recording your symptoms, pain level, and other details of your injury, in addition to collecting and organizing all medical documentation and records.
  5. File a petition. Your lawyer can assist you with filing for workers’ compensation benefits through the appropriate channels in Marianna or the surrounding area. It’s critical to consult with your attorney throughout your case to avoid potential pitfalls, such as lowballed settlements from insurers or incorrectly completed paperwork. 

While workers’ comp benefits can be an excellent way to provide employees with deserved support, justice, and sufficient recovery time, it’s no secret that some insurers and employers will attempt to deceive or retaliate against injured workers to prevent them from receiving the full compensation they deserve. 

Our Marianna attorneys represent Florida employees in various workers’ comp disputes. Call (850) 215-7777 to request a free consultation.

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Client's Love Us

At Perry & Young, your satisfaction is our priority! See for yourself what our clients have to say about working with us.

    "Their support for their community is phenomenal."
    Perry & Young, P.A. is an amazing attorney office. Their support for their community is phenomenal. They sponsor and constantly support many of the clubs and organizations in the Panhandle. I know personally that they sponsor the Cottondale FFA Chapter and supports us in anything we do
    - Kaitlyn H.
    "This law firm is who you need to call if you have an injury."

    This law firm is who you need to call if you have an injury. I had the pleasure of working with Ryan and team; all who were prompt and knowledgeable both in informing me of updates or answering any questions I had. Thank you again!

    - Ann D.
    "I’m grateful to have chosen a firm that was professional, caring and made the process go smoothly."
    I’m grateful to have chosen a firm that was professional, caring and made the process go smoothly. Ted and his team had great follow through and kept me informed throughout the entire process. I fully trust them and wouldn’t call anyone else.
    - Melissa M.
    "I would definitely utilize this law office if needed again in the future."
    This law office was wonderful, and they explained everything in detail, which made the process a pleasant experience. The legal team kept me informed throughout this process. Maggie was responsive and knowledgeable when I had questions. In addition, she was quick to respond and assisted in making this legal process seamless. I would highly recommend this law office to friends or family, and I would definitely utilize this law office if needed again in the future.
    - Trachell C.
    "Lance Berry genuinely and sincerely has compassion for others."
    I’m so very grateful for choosing this firm. Also I highly recommend Lance Berry! He has went above and beyond to help me. He genuinely and sincerely has compassion for others. He was very kind and understanding about my injuries and situations. Thank you so very much for everything you’ve done. I am forever grateful and will spread the word to anyone I know whom needs help after an accident!!!
    - Jennifer W.
    "Perry and Young is a fantastic Law firm to work with!"

    Perry and Young is a fantastic Law firm to work with! I have personally worked with Ted Howell on multiple occasions and he has been kind, professional, and extremely knowledgeable. I highly recommend Ted and Perry Young.

    - Christopher A.
    "Phillip was very knowledgeable and willing to go the extra mile."
    Perry & Young is the best out there. I can't say enough about Phillip. Phillip communicated with me through the whole process, keeping me updated and answering any questions that I had. He was very knowledgeable and willing to go the extra mile. I would highly recommend Phillip hands down the best there is.
    - Brandy B.
    "They are dedicated to helping you and will go above and beyond for you."
    I have used Ted Howell and Trina at this firm to help me for my claim and have referred other people as well to them that they have helped. They are dedicated to helping you and will go above and beyond for you. You will never have to wonder what is going on with your case as they always keep you in the loop. I highly recommend Ted and Trina if you need someone in your corner!
    - Hollie H.

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