Workers’ compensation attorneys take many different types of cases. If your injuries are severe enough that it causes permanent alteration of your daily life, a change in your ability to work, or permanent injuries (including lacerations to the head, face or neck), you should consider contacting an attorney. A workers’ compensation attorney can help guide you through unfamiliar and confusing legal jargon as well as help you file your claim. There are usually no fee’s to pay your lawyer unless you win your case. If you lose your claim however, you are able to file an appeal, however you still may not resort to filing a lawsuit.