Workers' Compensation & Personal Injury Lawyers in Vermont
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Workers' Compensation Claims in Vermont

Representing Injured Workers for Over 35 Years

Vermont law protects you if you are injured while doing your job. Even though your employer is required to provide you with a safe working environment, accidents and injuries still happen. If you were injured at work, or work caused your injury or contributed to it, you have certain rights under the law. Our Vermont attorneys help you to fight for your rights and benefits.

Supporting You When Insurance Companies Do Not

Insurance companies are for-profit businesses and their goal is to keep their costs down. They do not go out of their way to tell injured workers about all the benefits they may be owed. Some are better than others, but none are looking out for the injured worker.

You should understand that:

  • Insurance adjusters will never explain exactly what you could get in your claim
  • Injured workers often do not realize they can pick their own doctor after the first visit to a company doctor
  • Doctors hired by insurance companies are not necessarily on your side. They can and do give opinions that help the insurance company pay fewer benefits in your claim
  • Even if the insurer pays you a lump sum or “settlement”, your claim is not necessarily “closed.” You are likely entitled to further medical and other benefits if your injury develops complications or worsens in the future. Never sign off on your claim without talking to us. It costs nothing to talk to us and it could get you a lot of money

Questions to Ask Workers Comp Lawyer

Even if your workers’ compensation claim is accepted, don’t be fooled! Work injury cases are complicated and your employer’s insurance company has every incentive to offer you just enough money that you don’t want to risk losing it. This means you could be missing out on thousands of dollars that you are entitled to!

Do I Need a Workers Comp Lawyer? Call us if you're experiencing any of the following:

  • Any part of your workers’ compensation claim has been denied for any reason
  • You need help understanding your rights after a work injury
  • It feels like no one is on your side, and you want to make sure you are not being taken advantage of
  • You believe you may be entitled to additional benefits but you are not sure
  • You were treated for a workplace injury but were unable to return to work
  • You were treated for a workplace injury and returned to work but do not remember receiving “permanent impairment” benefits (also called “permanency”)

Biggam Fox Skinner is On Your Side

We never represent employers or insurance companies. Since 1979, our experienced attorneys have represented hard-working people in their workers’ compensation claims all over Vermont. We work for injured workers, never for insurance companies or employers. If you have been denied benefits, or even if you only have questions, call us today. It won’t cost you anything: we offer a toll-free phone number and your consultation is free.

When you call, you can expect:

  • A confidential consultation with a lawyer who will listen to you
  • A free evaluation of your claim, including an explanation of the additional benefits you could be due
  • No hourly retainers or bills for anything
  • Your questions answered carefully and promptly by experienced lawyers and staff
  • A free quarterly newsletter from BFS that includes the latest developments in workers’ compensation and personal injury claims
  • To pay nothing until we win your case: if we do not get you anything, you do not owe anything

Talk to us today. No strings attached. Really.

Don’t Delay – Call Us Now

Many different deadlines apply in Vermont workers’ compensation claims. If you miss a deadline, you may lose your right to receive any benefits. Don’t delay. You do not want to miss your chance to get the benefits you are due.

With offices in Montpelier & Burlington, our Vermont attorneys provide the help you need, when you need it. Call at (802) 375-7603 today to schedule your free consultation!

The Voices That Matter

  • One of the best decisions I could have made.

    “Hiring Heidi Groff to represent me in my workers’ comp case was one of the best decisions I could have made. She took care of all of the legal aspects of my case, which allowed me to fully focus on recovering from my injuries/surgery.”


  • Kelly is a true fighter with a brilliant legal mind.

    “I felt very respected, supported, and validated throughout this process.”


  • It was a pleasure and I had the greatest confidence and trust in my attorney.

    “It was a pleasure and I had the greatest confidence and trust in my attorney.”

    Gloria, Middlesex VT

  • Phone calls answered fast!

    “Never been treated as well as Biggam Fox Skinner.”

    Edward S.

  • Thank you for being there for us.

    “We wouldn’t have won the case without every one of you giving us suggestions and good advice. ”

    Scott R.