Congratulations to one of the firm’s attorneys, Scott Hamblin! Scott A. Hamblin, an attorney practicing in the areas of family law, criminal defense and personal injury, is a partner of the law firm Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. He provides experienced legal representation to clients from Jefferson City, Linn, Fulton, Columbia, Lake of the Ozarks and throughout Mid-Missouri. Scott’s priority is delivering results for his clients. He strives to resolve legal disputes through negotiation and settlement, whenever possible, but Scott is always prepared for trial. He has practiced extensively in courtrooms throughout Missouri and has tried more than 100 cases to judgment or verdict. Injury cases are the ones that happen the most and the most common are when you are been hurt on a construction job or an accident in the workplace takes place.
These injuries include occupational sickness, broken bones, psychological injuries, and worsening of pre-existing illnesses.
As a result of these injuries, you are required to adjust your lifestyle, which can be quite overwhelming. Furthermore, you have to deal with the enormous medical expenses that threaten to throw your life into disarray. If you find yourself in such a situation, here are five reasons to hire a personal injury lawyer to help you get suitable compensation for the injuries sustained at the workplace.
1. LAWYERS PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS
A personal injury lawyer will be your advocate as you negotiate with insurance companies and your employer. During these negotiations, employers will be trying to rid themselves of any liability, whereas the insurance company tries to pay as little compensation possible to protect their profit margins. Fortunately, an experienced injury lawyer will make sure to best represent your interest and get the best deal possible.
Furthermore, their knowledge of the current laws on employee compensation helps them make sure your rights are not violated.