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Yuma Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

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Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in Yuma

Snow, Carpio & Weekley, PLC
152 South 1st Avenue
Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: 928-783-7000
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Coming from I-8 W: 1. Head northwest on I-8 W, 2. Take the exit toward Winterhaven/4th Ave, 3. Turn left onto Interstate 8 Business/Winterhaven Dr, 4. Turn left onto W 1st St, 4. Take the 2nd right onto S 1st Ave

Coming from I-8 E, 1. Head south on I-8 E toward Exit 1, 2. Take exit 1 for Redondo Center Dr toward Giss Pkwy, 3. Turn right onto S Redondo Center Dr, 4. Take the 1st left onto Harold C Giss Pkwy, 5. At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit and stay on Harold C Giss Pkwy, 6. Turn right onto S 1st Ave

Yuma Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

Arizona law requires employers to have workers’ compensation insurance that covers the medical expenses of injured employees on the job. The workers’ compensation insurance also helps injured workers with rehabilitation as well as recovery of lost wages. Working with experienced Yuma workers’ compensation attorneys helps you to avoid any failures in the fulfillment of your workers’ compensation claim.

Workers’ Compensation Injuries

Some of the injuries that we encounter under the workers’ compensation insurance include:

Knee injuries
Herniated or bulging disks
Head, back and neck injuries
Foot and ankle injuries
Aggravations of pre-existing conditions
Shoulder injuries
Repetitive motion injuries

Our experienced Yuma workers’ compensation attorneys can analyze your injuries and develop strong evidence to support your compensation claim.

How Workers’ Compensation Settlements Work

Hiring our skilled lawyers enables you to understand the negotiation and calculation of your workers’ compensation settlement. Instead of accepting an offer from the insurance company on your claim, you can pursue a more favorable settlement. Which is very achievable with the help of our Yuma workers’ compensation lawyers.

If you decide to pursue a greater workers’ compensation settlement, there will be negotiations between you and the insurance company. Alternatively, your legal representation could stand in for you and offer substantial help. The settlement should critically take into account issues such as:

Current medical fees
Future treatment expenses such as surgeries
Disability payments
Lost wages and future wage loss

Once the calculation has been finalized, the negotiations can be carried out effectively. Though the insurance company may be unwilling to give in to your request, the settlement amount will satisfy both parties. The workers’ compensation settlement can either be a structured payment plan or a lump sum. If the parties fail to settle or aren’t willing to have negotiations, you may choose to go to trial. Which will necessitate the filing of a workers’ compensation lawsuit.

Workers’ Compensation Lawsuit

In the case of a workers’ compensation lawsuit trial, the judge evaluates the case and determines a fair settlement. There is however a risk in filing a lawsuit. The judge may award a settlement that is even less than what the insurance company initially offered. While this may be unlikely, it’s the risk that an injured worker has to face in pursuing a workers’ compensation lawsuit.

Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Injured workers are entitled to receive payments for disabilities and lost wages along with medical coverage under workers’ compensation insurance. There are temporary and permanent benefits in a workers’ compensation settlement:

Temporary Benefits

Lost time benefits which are received as compensation for lost wages make up the temporary benefits. Such benefits are only last when you are actively under treatment.

Permanent Benefits

Permanent disabilities are often compensated with permanent benefits. Medical proof is required to ascertain that there is very minimal chance for your condition to improve any further.

Contact Us

As workers’ compensation specialists, we help our clients in all that concerns recovery on any damages caused by work-related injuries. If you have been unfairly denied your workers’ compensation benefits, get help from our extensively experienced lawyers. Our Yuma workers’ compensation lawyers will protect your legal interests and enable you to recover the compensation you deserve. Contact us today at 928-783-7000.

What Our Clients Are Saying!

Our unique approach to working with our clients

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This Firm Stands Up for Working Families

"This law firm really stands up for working families; stands up for workers and will take your case and fight for your case. And get you the best possible settlement that you can have. You should trust in this law firm. This is the law firm that stood when the state was being challenged under SB1070 the anti-immigrant law."

- Randy Parraz

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I Recommend This Firm To You

"Hi, my name is Ron Selma and I’ve been a client for a year and a half. Snow, Carpio & Weekely, have been very professional for me and I would recommend this firm to anyone. They all are very professional."

- Ron Selma

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Injured On
The Job

"My name is Jennifer Logan & I was injured on the job in January of 2013. Chad Snow came highly recommended from an attorney that I work for. I’ve been coming here ever since I consulted with him. He helped me out."

- Jennifer Logan

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In An Accident At Work

" Alex Carpio has been my attorney since the beginning in August of 2012. I was in an accident at work and I explained everything. At that point he said: “We’re going to continue & we’re going to go on with this because you do have a case.” I would recommend Alex Carpio very highly. He’s a great gentlemen and he listens."

- Albert Gardea

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Arizona Workers Compensation Results

"I was injured on 10-1-2010. During that time I was in so much pain. I was really happy that I was able to find Snow, Carpio & Weekely. If you look at my file I've over 3.5 years of paperwork. There’s no way that I would have been able to handle it on my own. They reminded me when I was supposed to go to court and took care of all the legal proceedings."

- Thomas Demott

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We Recommend This Firm To You

"Hello, my name is Jorge Ramirez and my lawyer was Alex Carpio. He is a really good lawyer and I would recommend him to a lot of people. Snow, Carpio & Weekely, have been very professional for me and my wife. Thank you Alex Carpio."

- Jorge Ramirez

At Snow, Carpio and Weekley, PLC, we don’t identify you by your injury or your claim. We recognize you by name and by face. You have an important life with people who look up to you and depend on you. We treat you with that same respect. We will work with you on your Workers’ Compensation or Social Security Disability claims, helping you secure the benefits you deserve; affording you dignity today and hope for the future.

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