In this video, Bernard discusses mediating a workers’ compensation claim to settlement as well as taking the case to trial. Advantages and disadvantages of both are discussed.
Check out Bernard’s article from NomBlog on this topic: I HAVE A WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CASE AND WE HAVE TO GO TO TRIAL. WHAT IS THAT LIKE?
Also, see, SETTLE YOUR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM OR GO TO TRIAL? where Bernard discusses settling a work comp claim or going to trial.
“Should I take a lump sum settlement or go to trial in my workers’ compensation case?” This is a question we face many times with our clients as their respective cases get closer to trial. While every case is different, there are some general ideas that all injured workers should take into consideration: settlements are a common route for workers’ compensation claims. If you were injured on the job in Alabama, settling your claim may be the best option if you don’t want to deal with a lengthy claim process or if you are no longer expected to recover from your injuries. However, it is not the best option for everyone, and making a knowledgeable and informed decision is important to receiving the compensation you deserve.