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How do the attorney fees work in workers’ compensation?

If you are an injured worker and applying for workers' compensation benefits, most likely you don't have a lot of spare money to pay an attorney.  What do you do about the attorney fees in a workers' comp case? In workers' comp, the attorney's fee is determined by the judge and does not come out of your benefits. In fact, it is illegal for a workers' compensation attorney to charge a fee. All of the attorney's fee comes out of the benefits.

Although it is wonderful to be able to help disabled people in this line of work, ultimately you need to get paid in order to make a living.  Where does your fee come from? How much is it?

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