Your workers compensation attorney in Lake Charles
In Louisiana, workers compensation is compulsory, meaning that employers are required to provide workers compensation insurance for their employees. Workers compensation is designed to protect workers and their dependents against the hardships from injury or death happening at work.
Thomas Townsley helps people with work-related injuries get the benefits they should receive from Louisiana workers compensation to rebuild their life financially, physically and emotionally. As a Lake Charles workers compensation lawyer, Mr. Townsley is ready to take on third parties and insurance companies to attain just compensation for you.
Mr. Townsley handles your claims, whether you have suffered an injury at your workplace, or the nature of your work leads to an occupational disease or repetitive stress injury. He is familiar with the regulations and nuances of how to handle a workers comp claim for the following situations:
- Your employer denies you were injured on the job
- Your insurance carrier has denied benefits
- You cannot get medical treatment
- You are not getting paid
- An adjuster promises benefits or care which never arrives
- Your employer’s attorney or insurance company contacts you to take a deposition
Workers compensation appeals
Mr. Townsley provides the effective representation you need at all board hearings and all administrative judge hearings, in the Appellate Division and in the Court of Appeals for unfavorable decisions on all types of workers compensation claims.