Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability Lawyers in Phoenix
Compassion for your loss, hard work to win your compensation
An injury that prevents you from working can be stressful and expensive. If that injury occurs on the job, you should eventually be compensated. But the entire process — from seeking medical treatment to obtaining compensation — is subject to specific requirements under Arizona's workers compensation laws. In some instances, you can handle the claims filing yourself. But often, your best chance of protecting your rights is to seek legal representation from the workers compensation lawyers at Taylor and Associates. For more than 35 years, our compassionate and capable attorneys have assisted injured workers in Phoenix and throughout Arizona.
Exploring every means of compensation for on-the-job injuries
There are several means by which an injured worker can obtain compensation or assistance. At Taylor and Associates, we seek relief for our clients through workers comp, Social Security law and civil actions in the circuit court. Our skilled Phoenix workers comp lawyers can help with:
Workers Compensation: If you suffer an injury while working, you should be eligible for compensation for expenses related to your injury. But, if your employer's insurance company denies your claim, you face a complicated appeals process and a legal battle against the insurance company's lawyers. Each workers compensation lawyer at Taylor and Associates has the skills and experience to level the playing field and ensure the best possible results for your case. In fact, two of our Phoenix workers comp lawyers are former workers compensation judges, and five of our lawyers are workers compensation certified specialists.
Social Security: The United States Social Security Administration manages insurance and assistance for disabled citizens through two programs:
- Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) provides compensation for injuries
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI) provides monetary assistance for parties whose physical condition limits their ability to work
If you have a viable claim for Social Security Disability in Phoenix, Taylor and Associates can help.
Personal injury at work: Personal injury lawsuits can be more beneficial for injured parties, because they allow recovery for "pain and suffering," while workers comp does not. Unfortunately, workers compensation laws in Arizona specifically prohibit injured workers from filing personal injury claims against their employers or other employees unless there has been "willful misconduct." This is a much higher standard than a typical suit for negligence in an accident and is therefore more difficult to prove. However, if someone external to the company, such as the designer of an assembly line, has been negligent in creating an unsafe work area, a worker may file suit. Each worker compensation attorney at Taylor and Associates has the experience to assess claims and identify cases for additional compensation from the responsible parties.
Although you can file for benefits on your own, the requirements can be complicated. One error can delay your claim or cause it to be denied. The workers comp & personal injury law firm Taylor and Associates can guide you through the Social Security process and can handle any required appeals.
Contact a Phoenix workers compensation lawyer about your work-related injuries
If you or a family member has been injured on the job, our Phoenix disability lawyers are ready to assist. Contact Taylor and Associates at or contact our office online to schedule a free initial consultation. We'll give you a thorough evaluation of your case and you pay no fee until you win.