Do I need a Workers' Compensation Attorney?
What should I do if I have a job injury?
If you are injured on the job, you need to report the injury to your employer right away. Delay in reporting not only delays getting the medical attention you need but it may also may interfere with your ability to receive workers' compensation benefits. (more...)
What benefits am I entitled to?
Worker's Compensation insurance is designed to provide six basic benefits:
· Medical Care. Paid for by your employer to help you recover from an injury or illness caused by work
· Temporary disability benefits. Payments if you lose wages because your injury prevents you from doing your usual job while recovering. ...(more...)
How do I get workers' compensation benefits?
California workers who are injured or become lit because of work have the right to receive workers compensation benefits. Unfortunately, many workers find that they lose their rights, are denied the benefits that they are entitled to, or learn they aren't getting all of their workers' compensation benefits. (more...)
What does workers' compensation do?
The workers’ compensation system exists to provide assurance to workers that if they are injured on the job, they will receive compensation, without having to go to court and prove fault on the part of the employer. In exchange for this system, which in theory guarantees prompt and reasonable payment for workplace injuries, the worker is prohibited from suing the employer in civil court, even if the employer was negligent or otherwise caused the accident (unless the employer caused the injury through a willful or intentional act).(more...)
What are a few of the basic issues?
#1 Is there any way around the employer control of treatment by use of their medical provider networks (MPN)?. (more...)
#2 Is the employer required to both (A) engage in ,a good faith "inter-active process" with Injured workers and (B) make reasonable accommodation" (more...)
#3 Is it unlawful for an employer to discriminate or retaliate against a worker who is injured in the line of duty" (more...)
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