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What Questions are Asked at a Workers’ Comp Hearing?

What Questions are Asked at a Workers’ Comp Hearing?


The purpose of workers’ compensation is to financially support those who were injured on the job and suffered work-related losses. Many times insurance companies deny a claim in its entirety. Other times, they deny certain aspects of the claim or do not offer enough for the nature and extent of your injuries.  If your workers’ compensation claim has been denied, it is recommended that you consult an attorney who is well-versed in this area. The team at Rubens Kress & Mulholland has built a reputation for helping those who have been injured on the job to receive the compensation they deserve. Learn more about what happens when your case cannot be resolved through settlement and must go to hearing.

The Hearing Process

If your workers’ compensation claim has been denied, it is not the end of the road. You are entitled to have your case heard by an arbitrator. Because the questioning process can be quite intense, it is important to work with a skilled attorney and to be prepared for the questions you will likely be asked.

What to Expect in a Workers’ Compensation Hearing

It is crucial that you are prepared to answer questions in front of the Arbitrator at the hearing. Your attorney will gather sufficient evidence, such as medical records and vocational evidence that will be given to the Arbitrator as exhibits at the hearing. When you work with an attorney, he or she can provide additional details about what is needed based on your unique situation.

Trust the Experts at Rubens Kress & Mulholland

If you are wondering how to win a workers’ comp hearing, being well prepared with key information can help to ensure the best possible outcome. While a successful outcome cannot be guaranteed in every situation, working with a skilled attorney can better prepare you for how to respond to what questions are asked during a workers’ comp hearing. The attorneys at Rubens Kress & Mulholland focus exclusively on workers’ compensation and personal injury cases, and they believe in smaller caseloads for attorneys for a more personalized approach. Contact Rubens Kress & Mulholland today to set up a consultation.

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