Offshore Worker Injury Rights
Protect Your Offshore Worker Injury Rights with a Doan Law Firm Accident Attorney
In the aftermath of an offshore accident, you face a multitude of issues. If you are like most people, you face multifaceted medical care and treatment. You are worrying about money. You find yourself enduring what can be excruciating pain. The last thing you need added to your plate is concern about your offshore worker injury rights and how to go about protecting them.
The Doan Law Firm represents clients just like you. We understand how to protect your important offshore worker injury rights. You can reach out to us any time, day or night, by calling (800) 349-0000.
The Right to an Offshore Injury Lawyer
When it comes to your offshore worker injury rights, the most fundamental is your right to legal representation. The reality is that the laws and procedures associated with an offshore injury are complex. In fact, not only is it your right to seek legal representation in a timely manner following an offshore injury accident, you best protect your legal interests by taking a proactive approach to retaining a skilled, experienced offshore injury lawyer.
The legal team at The Doan Law Office, at (800) 349-0000, includes tenacious offshore injury lawyers, with significant backgrounds in representing clients who have sustained offshore injuries, even as the result of catastrophic accidents. We can schedule an initial consultation to discuss your case immediately.
The Right to Independent Medical Care
Time and again, in the aftermath of an offshore accident, a worker's employer or an insurance company will pressure an injured individual to see a particular physician. You have the right to seek independent medical care from a physician of your choice. An offshore injury lawyer from our firm can assist you to make sure this important right is protected.
As an aside, you also have the right to seek an independent evaluation of your injuries. An employer and an insurance company has the ability to have you evaluated by a physician of their choosing. However, you also have the right to obtain your own evaluation from a qualified physician.
The Right to Have Your Medical Bills and Expenses Paid
If your situation is similar to most other people who have suffered offshore injuries as the result of an accident caused by the negligence of some other party, your medical bills and expenses are mounting. You may face ongoing medical treatment for an extended period of time.
You have the right to have your medical bills and expenses covered. The protection of this important right represents another area in which an experienced, committed offshore injury attorney from our firm provides invaluable professional assistance to someone in your position.
The Right Not to Talk
Many employers, not to mention insurance companies, will pressure you to give a statement regarding the accident and your injuries. In the grand scheme of things, pressuring you to make a statement before you obtain legal representation is only designed to trip you up and have you say things you really do not mean. Employers and insurance companies literally attempt to trap you in making statements against your own interests.
You have the right to say "no" when requested to make a statement, until you have the opportunity to consult with legal counsel. Odds are that your employer, or an insurance company, will immediately be at your door seeking a statement from you. This illustrates the necessity of seeking legal assistance directly after an accident.
The Right to Recover from Your Injuries
Another tactic used by offshore rig employers, and associated insurance companies, is to press you to return to work prematurely. An offshore injury lawyer from our firm will make sure that you are no improperly pressured to return to work until you have fully recovered from your injuries, and received a doctor's "OK" to go back.
Attorney Fees and Your Offshore Injury Case
The Doan Law Firm makes an important commitment to you from day one. Our firm will never charge you an attorney fee in your case unless we obtain a favorable settlement or judgment for you.
Schedule an Initial Consultation Today
As mentioned, a crucial step to take to best protect your offshore worker injury rights is to schedule an initial consultation with a member of the legal team at The Doan Law Firm. Our injury hotline is staffed around the clock, 365 days a year, including on all major holidays.
We are a nationwide law firm, and can schedule an appointment with you at any of our offices. In addition, we can meet with you at your home, or even the hospital, as your circumstances require. We can even arrange a virtual consultation with you online. There is a never a fee charged for an initial consultation with a personal injury lawyer from The Doan Law Firm.
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