Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ Comp Lawyer With Experience On Both Sides Of The Courtroom

When it comes to something as important as work injury benefits, you can’t afford to hire a lawyer who merely dabbles in workers’ compensation. By hiring Matthew E. Romanik P.A., you’ll work directly with a board-certified workers’ compensation attorney. In fact, Mr. Romanik has continuously held workers’ comp certification longer than any other private practice attorney in Volusia and Flagler Counties.

Certification in any area of law requires at least five years of experience with at least 25 contested cases, substantial concentration in a practice area, 45 hours of area-specific legal education, passage of a written exam and favorable reviews from peers. In short, when you hire a board-certified attorney, you can rest assured that you will be working with someone who truly knows their legal practice area.

Not only is our attorney board-certified, but he also has strengthened his legal skills further by representing both plaintiffs and defendants in contested workers’ compensation matters.

Basic Information For Injured Workers

Most employers in Florida are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. If you work for one of these employers and get injured “in the course and scope of employment,” you may be eligible to receive medical care coverage and some form of partial wage replacement while you have no ability or limited ability to work.

The specifics of your wages will depend on a range of factors, including how injured you are, how your weekly wages compare to the state’s average weekly wage, and how long your disability is expected to last, to name just a few.

There is no substitute for case-specific advice and analysis, so we encourage you to contact us and speak with our attorney today.

Representation For Injured Workers

You can certainly pursue workers’ compensation benefits without an attorney, but many find that the process is far easier and more likely to be successful when they hire a workers’ compensation lawyer. Our attorney is ready to represent you from before filing an initial claim through all levels of appeal.

There are numerous reasons why your claim may be rejected, including the fact that your workers’ compensation insurer must authorize your treating doctor, so you may be seeing someone with whom you do not have a history or previous relationship. This can be frustrating. Depending on the circumstances, you may be due a change of provider or may hire a qualified doctor of your choosing to provide an independent assessment.

By working with an attorney from the start, you can present the strongest possible argument at every step for why you deserve benefits. Your claim will need to be supported by medical documentation, potentially seeking a second opinion and other sources of evidence. We will help you gather and compile this information as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Defense Work For Insurers And Employers

As a board-certified workers’ compensation attorney, Matthew E. Romanik has the skill and knowledge to represent employers and insurers in litigation over denied claims and benefits. He understands which tactics or arguments opposing counsel will likely utilize, and he is ready to counter each accordingly.

Discuss Your Legal Needs With An Attorney

Located in Daytona Beach, Florida, Matthew E. Romanik P.A. represents clients throughout the surrounding areas. Call us at 386-245-6332 or fill out our online contact form to schedule your initial consultation.