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Workers' Compensation TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA

Tallahassee Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

Representing Workers Injured on the Job

At Perry & Young, we understand how frustrating and stressful it can be to sustain an unexpected injury or illness on the job. From occupational illnesses like toxic exposure to repetitive strain injuries like carpal tunnel, there can be much to worry about following a workplace accident. Fortunately, our workers' compensation lawyers have over 15 years of experience representing injured workers in Tallahassee and beyond. 

If you or a loved one sustained a workplace injury, it’s critical to seek sound counsel as soon as possible to protect your rights and fight for fair compensation for your suffering. Our attorneys can assist injured workers with filing a workers’ compensation claim and navigating any legal disputes that may arise. Reach out to our office to learn how our firm can restore your peace of mind and safeguard your economic security during your recovery. 

Injured on the job? Our Tallahassee workers’ comp attorneys can fight for fair compensation on your behalf. Call (850) 215-7777 to request a free consultation.

Understanding Workers’ Compensation in Florida

Workers’ compensation is a system designed to benefit both employees and employers by providing injured workers with financial support after a work-related accident or injury. As a no-fault system, workers’ compensation generally extends to all eligible employees, regardless of their fault in the accident. 

In return, employees who receive workers’ comp benefits are legally prohibited from bringing lawsuits against their employer, making it vital to consult with a workers' compensation attorney who can thoroughly review your legal options. 

Types of Workplace Injuries

From electrocution accidents to catastrophic injuries to burn injuries, a lot can go wrong in the workplace

A qualified workers' compensation attorney can seek fair compensation on your behalf after sustaining an injury on the job, such as: 

  • Machine malfunctions
  • Work vehicle accidents 
  • Sprains and strains
  • Construction accidents
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Occupational illnesses
  • Broken bones and fractures
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)
  • Defective or faulty equipment

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. 

    "They made sure to communicate with me every time there were changes or more information in my case."
    Team Howell: Ted, Kris and Trina. They were excellent to work with, they made sure to communicate with me every time there were changes or more information in my case. They guided me and advised me through every step in my case. They are very friendly and welcoming. I could not ask for a better group to represent me. I am truly thankful for them.
    - Bob D.
    "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.
    "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.
    "Always willing to help EVERYONE in their surrounding community!"
    Perry & Young, P.A. is an amazing injury firm! They support many local clubs and school organizations around the Panhandle of Florida, including my FFA chapter at Cottondale High School. They are very friendly group of individuals and are always willing to help EVERYONE in their surrounding community!
    - Charlize R.
    "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.
    "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.
    "They treated me like family."
    Perry & Young Law Firm represented me with my discrimination case. Mrs. Jeanetta Brown conducted my intake and was a great pleasure to work with! From the beginning of initial contact to the end of my settlement, they treated me like family. The defendants wanted to treat me as a nuance, but my Perry & Young Law Firm didn’t treat me as such and made sure I was fairly compensated. I appreciate their patience, handling my case with care, and respect!
    - Brittany P.
    "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.

Common Challenges in Florida Workers’ Comp

While workers’ compensation can seem straightforward, the system entails many complexities that can be difficult to navigate without an in-depth understanding of state and federal law. That’s where our Tallahassee workers’ compensation lawyers come in. We have a proven track record of helping injured workers navigate the legal intricacies of filing for workers’ comp benefits. 

Common challenges we handle in workers’ comp disputes include:

  • Claim denials: A common issue injured employees can face is the unjust denial of claims by Florida insurers. This can occur for various reasons, such as a delay in reporting the injury or discrepancies in the medical report. An experienced workers’ comp lawyer can contest unjust denials by filing an appeal on the worker’s behalf, in addition to gathering and presenting supportive evidence as effectively as possible. 
  • Disputes with employers: In some cases, employers may try to dispute a valid workers’ comp claim, such as alleging that the injury didn't occur on the job or that the employee's negligence caused it. In these instances, having a knowledgeable lawyer can mean the difference between obtaining fair compensation and walking away empty-handed. Your attorney can collaborate with you to gather and present evidence that counters any false allegations made by employers. 
  • Medical disputes: Disagreements can also arise over the nature and severity of the injury, the required treatment, or the impact of the injury on the worker's ability to work. A workers’ comp attorney can help resolve medical disputes by arranging testimonies from healthcare experts and related specialists to fortify employees’ claims accordingly in workers’ comp disputes.
  • Permanent disability ratings disputes: If a worker sustains a permanent disability due to a workplace injury, disputes can arise over the disability's rating, directly affecting the amount of workers' comp benefits awarded. A workers’ comp lawyer can help ensure that disability ratings are fair and just by effectively demonstrating the extent of the workers' disability.
  • Delayed/inadequate compensation: In some cases, injured workers can face delayed benefits or receive less compensation than they are entitled to. If this occurs, a trusted workers’ comp attorney can help ensure prompt and full payment of benefits by holding involved parties accountable for their legal and ethical obligations.
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  • Super Lawyers
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  • AV Preeminent®, Martindale Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star
  • The National Trial Lawyers’ Top 40 under 40
  • America Top 100
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel

Contact a Tallahassee Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Our attorneys have represented the wrongfully injured since 2008. With over 15 years of experience advocating for clients in personal injury claims, medical malpractice lawsuits, nursing home abuse cases, and more, you can count on our Tallahassee lawyers to prioritize your legal needs while keeping your best interests at heart. From birth injuries to motor vehicle accidents to employment law disputes, our firm has the in-depth legal knowledge required to fight for the justice you rightfully deserve. With hundreds of millions of dollars recovered for our clients, you can trust Perry & Young to protect your rights from start to finish.

If you were injured in the workplace, our workers’ comp lawyers can fight for the benefits you rightfully deserve. Contact us online to discuss your case. 

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