Suffering an on-the-job injury can be one of the most devastating events in a person's life. Lost time from work, medical bills, prescription costs, and permanent impairment are all too often unfortunate realities when a work injury takes place. Unless a third-party is to blame for the injury, the Alabama Workers' Compensation Act is typically an injured employee's only avenue of protection.
With a combined experience of almost three decades of handling workers' compensation cases, the attorneys and staff at Swiney & Bellenger have the knowledge, skill and experience to handle your workers' compensation case to a successful conclusion. At Swiney & Bellenger, we are experienced in handling all aspects of a workers' compensation case from its very beginning, through the often difficult claims process, through the litigation process and, ultimately, through a trial before an Alabama circuit court judge. As a result, our lawyers have had the privilege to serve in leadership positions in virtually every legal workers' compensation organization in the state and we are frequent speakers on numerous topics relating to Alabama Workers' Compensation law.
When you are hurt on-the-job, there are a number of steps that need to be taken to insure that the you are taken care of both medically and financially. It is our job to help you avoid the pitfalls that can lengthen the time it takes to resolve your case or destroy your case altogether. When asked why someone would need to hire a lawyer after getting hurt at work, we often tell our clients that your employer or its workers' compensation insurance carrier handle these cases everyday and you do not. Hiring us simply levels the playing field.
The attorneys at Swiney & Bellenger stand ready and willing to help you navigate the difficult and often frustrating process of a workers' compensation claim. We genuinely care about the best outcome for our clients and will do our very best to obtain the compensation you deserve. Please call us today for a free initial consultation.