Denied Claims in Des Moines
Was Your Workers' Compensation Claim Denied?
If your workers' compensation claim has been denied, you may be wondering what rights you have and what you can do about it. At King Law, PLLC, Attorney King can assist you to determine why your claim was denied and how you can go about obtaining the compensation you deserve despite the denial.
Common Reasons Claims Are Denied
There are a number of reasons why workers' compensation claims can be denied. It is important that you have a Des Moines workers' compensation attorney on your side to guide and represent you. Attorney Mark King can ensure that you have everything in order to have the best chance of preventing a denial and obtaining benefits.
A few examples of the common reasons claims can be denied include:
- Failing to timely report your injury.
- Failing to report an accurate health history.
- Intoxication on the job.
- Horseplay in the workplace.
- A pre-existing history of medical treatment or injury at the same body part.
Often, employers claim that an accident never happened or that it happened in a way different than you described. The more information and details you have accounted for, the better chance you have to prove your case. It is important that you try not to raise any red flags with your employer or the insurance company, as they are already biased.
Talk to a Des Moines Workers' Compensation Lawyer
If your claim was denied or you are scared that your employer or their insurance company may not accept your claim, King Law, PLLC can help. Des Moines workers' compensation attorney Mark King can go over the details of your case during a free initial consultation. He even works on a contingency basis, so you do not have to worry about payment unless he is successful and recovers money for you.