Injured at work? You may be entitled to benefits and settlements under Arizona workers’ compensation law.
There are many myths and misconceptions about workers’ compensation laws in Arizona. For instance, just because a workplace accident or injury may have been at least partially your fault doesn’t mean your benefits will be denied. You are entitled to workers’ compensation as long as you were injured on the job. Workers’ compensation pays benefits regardless of fault.
If you have been told by an employer or insurance company that you aren’t entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, do NOT give up hope. Instead, discuss your case with our experienced attorneys to find out how we can help you.
Lawyers from across the entire state of Arizona confidently refer workers’ compensation cases to us for legal advice and consultation. The Law Offices of Robert E. Wisniewski is recognized as a leader in injured workers’ compensation cases in Arizona since 1976. Mr. Wisniewski himself has litigated over 10,000 work-related injury cases at Industrial Commission of Arizona hearings all across Arizona, representing thousands of Arizona injured workers for over 40 years.
Unlike other law firms, workers’ compensation is all we do – all day, every day – and we do it well.
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“Mr. Wisniewski is the best lawyer that I have ever had the pleasure of working with and knowing. His dedication to me as a client has been unmatched. He is kind, caring, empathetic, and genuinely concerned about others. My life was restored after working with him and I was able to heal and continue teaching because of him.” – N.A.
Mr. Wisniewski has been recognized as the premier workers’ compensation lawyer in Arizona. He is the only claimants’ attorney recognized as a Fellow at The College of Workers’ Compensation.
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Everything an Injured Worker in Arizona Needs To Know
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Arizona Workers’ Compensation GuideFREE E-BOOK
What do you do if you’re injured on-the-job? Our free guide contains knowledge to help the injured worker understand the workers’ compensation application process.
What to do if you’re hurt on the job?
If your injury is job-related, you’re covered under Arizona workers’ compensation regardless of who caused the accident. Follow these steps to file a work injury claim:
Step 1: Immediately report the injury to your employer and request the claim form that the law says an employer must provide.
Step 2: Request that your employer refer you to a medical care provider.
Step 3: Do NOT speak to the insurance company representative without your lawyer.
Step 4: Call the Law Offices of Robert E. Wisniewski as soon as possible.
When do you need a workers’ comp lawyer?
- Your claim was wrongfully denied
- Your benefits were suspended
- You need to leave the state of Arizona
- You want to change doctors
- Your claim was closed without permanent disability
- You can’t return to your former job
- Your condition or symptoms worsened and you need to reopen your case
- The insurance company won’t pay or are slow in providing benefits
- You need assistance with processing your accepted claim
- You require medical care or more medical care
- You don’t trust or believe the insurance company
IMPORTANT NOTE: It is your responsibility to file your claim. Mail your completed Worker’s Report of Injury form to (keep a copy and mail certified):
Industrial Commission of Arizona: P.O. Box 19070, Phoenix, AZ 85005-9070
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At the Law Offices of Robert E. Wisniewski, we offer a free initial file review/consultation from a highly experienced and knowledgeable lawyer who will take the time to answer your questions, provide information on how the law applies to your work injury case, and explain your rights at no cost. We also offer contingency fee representation, meaning you don’t have to pay us unless we win your case. Our Phoenix-based practice is devoted exclusively to helping workers get the benefits they deserve.
The clock is ticking on your case. Under Arizona’s statute of limitations, employees have just one year from the date of their injury (or from the date the injury is discovered) to report it and file a workers’ compensation claim.
Don’t spend your valuable time trying to interpret complex Arizona workers’ compensation laws. Don’t let stress and anxiety about filing a claim distract you from focusing on your recovery. Trust our experienced Arizona workers’ compensation lawyers to help you obtain the benefits you deserve.
Why hire our Arizona workers’ comp lawyers?
- We understand the special needs of an injured worker
- Trained and helpful staff
- Personal attention to clients
- Calls promptly returned
- Clients kept up-to-date on case
- State-wide service
- Aggressive & experienced representation
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While our main law office is in downtown Phoenix, we handle workers’ compensation claims throughout Arizona – including Yuma and Kingman.