Arizona worker compensation claims involve a complex area of law, with it's own set of rules of procedure and evidence.
Dennis Kavanaugh has 35 years of experience in handling worker compensation matters. Mr. Kavanaugh has served as Chief Counsel of the Industrial Commission of Arizona, which is the state agency which regulates worker compensation in Arizona.
Insurance companies and self-insured employers by law must be represented by attorneys in hearings before the Industrial Commission. While injured workers are not required to have attorney representation, their odds of success in litigation improve substantially with when represented by worker compensation attorney specialists.
Dennis Kavanaugh PC can help you if your claim is denied, if treatment is denied and if your case is closed while you still need treatment to improve your condition.
Arizona injured workers have a lifetime right to request reopening of an approved worker compensation claim and Dennis Kavanaugh PC can assist with this process.
Entitlement to temporary or permanent worker compensation benefits depends on a variety of factors and can change over a person’s lifetime. You should be very cautious if a carrier offers you a lump sum settlement of benefits or asks you to give up authorization for medical care. Advice from qualified attorneys can be critical to your decisions about settlements.
If you live in Maricopa, Pinal and Gila Counties, Dennis Kavanaugh Law Firm can assure you of quality service in pursuing your rights in your worker compensation claim.
Please note, however, that we do not handle federal worker compensation claims or worker compensation claims in tribal courts.