A Vermont Workers Comp Attorney Explains Workers Compensation
Workers compensation law is one of the most complicated types of law, and a Vermont workers comp attorney encounters many common misunderstandings about how the laws are implemented. Every year thousands of injured workers go through the process of filing workers compensation claims only to have their claims denied or be told they can’t have the medical treatments they need. You do not have to be one of those unfortunate cases.
Attorney Joe Galanes was born and raised in Brattleboro, Vermont. He understands the hardworking character of Vermonters and fights hard every day to make sure their rights are protected. He earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Vermont and then went on to earn a Juris Doctor degree from Vermont Law School. He is licensed to practice in Vermont and New Hampshire. He is also an accomplished cross-country skier and was a four-time All American while in college. He even represented his country in cross-country skiing at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada.
Galanes Law has a history of representing clients with serious injuries. Over the course of many as a Vermont workers comp attorney, Joe has encountered nearly every type of injury in numerous different professions. From injured farmers and ranchers to commercial truck drivers, warehouse employees, state government workers, nurses, and construction workers; he has fought many tough battles for worker’s compensation benefits. Past clients have had serious and life threatening injuries, including:
- Back injuries: cervical and lumbar pain or strain, bulging discs, vertebrae fractures, and disc degeneration.
- Broken legs, feet, hands, arms, and other bones.
- Eye and skin injuries such as blindness, chemical burns, and lacerations.
- Torn or strained ligaments and tendons such as rotator cuff and ACL injuries.
- Neurological problems such as concussions, numbness, tingling, and loss of motor function.
Joe Galanes Has Fought For Injured Workers For Over 17 Years
Joe believes in providing compassionate, understanding legal representation and educating his clients about their rights and responsibilities. If you are too injured to come by the office, he can meet with you at home, in the hospital, or other convenient location. The Vermont workers comp attorney at Galanes Law represents clients on a contingency fee basis which means that you do not owe attorney fees unless we win your case.
Contact Galanes Law Today If You Are Seeking Professional Legal Advice
If you were injured on the job, you need the assistance of skilled legal counsel. Insurance companies have a vested interested in denying claims and limiting the amount of benefits they pay out. Regardless of the complexity of your case, we can help you and consultations are always complimentary. Call an experienced Vermont workers comp lawyer at Galanes Law today for a free claim evaluation: (802) 698-8356.