Work Injury Lawyer
in Charleston, WV

Dealing with a workplace injury can be stressful and life-altering. Even if your injury is temporary, you must deal with missing work and wages, covering medical costs, and recovering. Workplace injuries can be traumatic and confusing when you are also trying to get reimbursement through workers’ compensation insurance. Work with our experienced Charleston, WV, workplace injury lawyers at Warner Law Offices, PLLC. While our firm may be small, we deliver big results for our clients. Set up a free consultation today to discuss your workplace injury. 

When you’ve been injured on the job, you could receive compensation beyond workers’ compensation insurance. You need legal representation to evaluate your case details and guide you through the legal process. This route may be the right choice for you if:

  • You were injured because of a product or equipment malfunction
  • Your working conditions were unsafe
  • Your employer disregarded safety standards 
  • Your accident was caused by a third party

We represent workers in all West Virginia industries, from mining and logging to commercial construction, freight hauling, or railroad work. We also represent employees in cases where the employer terminates or disciplines an employee for filing a workers’ comp claim. 

If you or a family member has been injured in the workplace, the expert workplace injury lawyers at Warner Law Offices, PLLC, are here to help. We offer free consultations and dependable advice about your legal alternatives and whether you should hire a top-rated worker’s compensation lawyer or consider retaining a workplace accident lawyer to file a work injury claim. 

Why Are We Top-Rated Work Injury Lawyers in West Virginia?

Warner Law Offices PLLC has been helping the residents of Charleston and other areas of West Virginia, for more than 20 years. We’ve managed a range of workplace injury cases, including:

We’ve seen it all and will help you understand how to proceed if you’ve been injured on the job. Our experienced workers’ compensation lawyers have an excellent success record and have served clients from around West Virginia. We work on a contingent fee basis, so you don’t have to pay us unless we win your case.

The firm has been named a Best Law Firm of America by Rue Ratings and was Newsweek’s Premier Law Firm, which is an honor only given to 13 American firms. Our top-rated workers’ compensation lawyer Bobby Warner was named Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Association, and he was selected as a Member of the Nation’s Top One Percent. He was also named a Best Attorney of America by Rue Ratings.

"Was very friendly and helpful. Great communication and willingness to help get me my settlement and bills payed"

Small Firm, Big Results

Warner Law Offices PLLC might be a small firm, but we deliver big results for our clients. The numbers say it all:

  • We won $7.5 million for our client in a workplace accident
  • We collected $4.7 million for a client injured by an industrial explosion

When you’re looking for just results after your work accident in Charleston, WV, turn to the expert work injury lawyers at Warner Law Offices PLLC.

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When Should I Hire an Experienced Work Injury Lawyer?

Workplace injuries happen constantly, especially in dangerous jobs involving manual labor or working near hazardous chemicals.

Whatever your industry, if you were injured on the job, an experienced workplace injury lawyer can review your case carefully.

Filing for workers’ compensation benefits often isn’t enough. You may be facing accusations that you weren’t hurt on the job, or the insurance company may not give you the full payout you deserve.

After you’ve experienced a workplace injury, you need the best workplace accident lawyer to help guide you through the legal process. At Warner Law Offices PLLC, we give you a free initial consultation to get to know your case and provide expert legal advice and guidance moving forward.

Work Injury Claims Vs. Workers’ Compensation Claims

Filing a work injury claim against a party is different from filing for workers’ compensation benefits. In West Virginia, nearly all employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance to provide injured workers coverage for medical bills, disability payments, missed wages, and funeral costs. Filing for benefits with your employer is relatively straightforward, but it’s important to know that once you file your application, you lose your right to sue your employer for compensation down the line. In contrast, a person may want to file a work injury claim if they were harmed by a third party.

Injured employees often assume that their rights to financial recovery in a workplace accident are limited to the benefits payable in a workers’ compensation claim. While many employees cannot sue an employer for personal injury damages, these employees can sometimes collect both workers’ compensation benefits and personal injury damages for injuries suffered in the same job-related accident.

Because of the limited benefits payable under a workers’ comp claim, it is in your interest to see whether the more complete range of money damages allowed in a personal injury lawsuit is available. Our experienced attorneys can advise you whether to file a personal injury lawsuit against your employer or another defendant, even while your workers’ compensation application is being processed.

Who Is Liable for My Workplace Injury?

Sometimes you may not understand who is liable for your injury. Your employer may be liable since they oversee the working conditions that led to your injury. When you make a workers’ compensation insurance claim, your employer is still liable, but the insurance company pays out for your injury costs. 

But sometimes, other parties are liable. Was your injury the result of a third party onsite, such as a contractor or subcontractor? Was it because a product malfunctioned? Was another employee responsible? Did someone else show negligence that led to the injury? If another party was liable for your injury, you could file a claim to get additional compensation for damages. 

Whatever your case may be, talk to an experienced workplace injury attorney in Charleston, WV, about your options for pursuing justice against a third party that is liable for your injury. 

Get a Free Case Evaluation with an Award-Winning Work Injury Lawyer

Don’t try to face your workplace injury alone. Talk to our top-rated workers’ compensation lawyers at Warner Law Offices. We know how to deliver results for our clients and have won millions for personal injury cases. 

Start today with a free case evaluation. Our best workplace injury lawyer will walk you through your options and describe the process going forward. You won’t pay for our services unless we win your case, so there’s no upfront fee. 

Contact Warner Law Offices, PLLC at 304-345-6789 to talk to a Charleston, WV, workers’ compensation lawyer.  

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Bobby has received many accolades throughout the years from both his peers in the legal community, as well as the media. The National Trial Lawyers association named Bobby a Top 100 Trial Lawyer and he has been selected as a Member of the Nation’s Top One Percent. Additionally, he has been named a Best Attorneys of America by Rue Ratings, which also named Warner Law Offices to its Best Law Firms of America.

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