How to prepare for the initial office consultation

Our checklist of what to bring to your first meeting with a Michigan workers compensation lawyer.

Wednesday’s blog answered the top six questions that our clients want to know at the initial client meeting. Here is a checklist that you can use to prepare for your first meeting with a workers compensation lawyer.

Remember that every case is different and must be evaluated on its own merits. It is important to have a free consultation so that the issues in your particular case can be discussed. Don’t rely on stories from friends and relatives because it rarely applies to your situation.

The purpose of the consultation is so that you can learn about your legal rights and develop a strategy to protect your benefits. You will never be charged a fee to discuss your case and all advice is confidential.

Checklist

__Personal contact information including address, telephone number, and e-mail.
__Name of employer and address
__Social Security number
__Date of birth
__Tax filing status
__Names and birthdays of any dependents
__Rate of pay and length of time on-the-job
__Date of injury
__List of medical providers including their addresses and telephone numbers
__Unpaid medical bills
__Other benefits paid or owed
__Other jobs before or after the injury
__Recent pay stub from employer
__Any medical records or reports currently in your possession
__Letters from your employer
__Letters from the insurance company
__Short summary of events describing how the injury occurred
__List of potential witnesses

We offer free legal advice

Our Michigan workers compensation lawyers are happy to discuss your potential case. We promise to never charge you a fee unless you are successful in recovering additional benefits. Call (855) 221-2667 for a free consultation today.

Alex Berman is the founder of Michigan Workers Comp Lawyers. He’s been representing injured and disabled workers exclusively for more than 35 years.  Alex has helped countless people obtain workers compensation benefits and never charges a fee to evaluate a case.

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