Why Lawyers Get Involved in Workman's Comp Injuries Written by Mark Kraemer on 3/21/2016 3:39 AM in workmans compensation insurance tips, lawyers and workmans comp. It has 0 Comments. If you want to prevent a workman's comp insurance case from seeking a lawyer in regards to a claim, it’s essential to understand what sends employees running toward legal help in the first place. A 17-year workman’s comp attorney veteran sheds a little light on the subject... What issues most often result in claimants seeking legal help? Denied claims, particularly those showing no investigation whatsoever. No contact following injury by either employer or workman's comp insurance. Intrusive contact by their employer, including... Employer refuses to tell identity of insurer. Requirement of a weekly doctor’s note. Employer demands to know when injured employee will return. Employee’s job posted or threats thereof. Employer demands return to work, even if “just sorting mail.” Late or haphazard arrival of payment checks, putting injured employees in financial distress. Unpaid or reduced payments on medical bills and unreimbursed prescriptions, resulting in injured workers worn of navigating a maze of bureaucracy blindfolded and alone. Lack of modified duty work, or duties not as advertised. Employer/fellow employee harassment regarding the need for light duty work, including write-ups for unrelated offenses. Loss of health insurance and benefits, which are often not protected in the event of work related disability, as well as confusion over CCOBRA notices and FMLA forms. Accidents that the employee feels occurred due to poor workplace safety practices. Employees who misunderstand the system, seeking a settlement when one is unwarranted. Advice from friends, family, or physicians. TV and direct mail advertisement from lawyers. Prevent your workman's comp insurance claims from going to court. Get the help you need from Minnesota Comp Advisor today.