Getting injured on the job can be devastating. In addition to focusing on your physical recovery, you will also have to deal with medical bills, lost wages, and additional unexpected expenses related to your treatment, recovery, and well-being. But how do you start the process of receiving compensation for your injury?
Here, we have put together a helpful list of things you need to know after an accident at work or on-the-job injury. We encourage you to use this page as a resource in navigating the California workers’ compensation system and ensuring your rights are protected.
If you are dealing with any issues with your workers’ compensation claim, such as disputes with your employer or early termination of your benefits, do not hesitate to reach out to our team at Glauber Berenson Vego. We can assist you in understanding your legal options and protecting your rights, including your right to compensation after a workplace accident or job-related injury.
While every situation is different and no two injuries are exactly alike, there are some common elements among most workplace accidents and injuries. Whether you are injured while on duty or are diagnosed with an illness or medical condition arising from your employment, there are some steps you should take to protect your health, rights, and well-being.
If you have sustained an injury while at work, you should:
Whether your claim was accepted or denied can depend on several factors. Depending on your injury, you may be entitled to medical care, temporary or permanent disability benefits, or even supplemental job displacement benefits. Our attorneys can help you sort out your situation and give you advice on how to proceed, whether or not your claim was accepted or denied.
As an employee in the state of California, you are almost certainly eligible for workers’ compensation. This is true whether you are a full-time or part-time employee, seasonal worker, minor, or undocumented immigrant. After a work-related accident, injury, or illness, you have the right to file for workers’ compensation and seek benefits to assist you with your medical expenses, lost wages, and other costs.
You also have the right to seek proper medical care. If you are having trouble finding a doctor or need help accessing treatment after a work-related accident, our attorneys at Glauber Berenson Vego can help. We are here to help you access everything you may need after being injured on the job. Our team understands the immense impact workplace accidents and injuries can have on the lives of injured workers and their families, and our goal is to help you get back on your feet as quickly as possible.
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At Glauber Berenson Vego, our attorneys have assisted injured workers in Glendale and the surrounding areas for more than three decades. Together, our attorneys bring nearly 100 years of collective experience to their practice, experience that they are ready to put to work for you. As a firm, we have the resources, reputation, and know-how to assist you at every stage of the legal process.
Our lawyers focus on getting you the help and compensation you need. Talk with us as soon as possible, so we can quickly get to work on your case. There is no cost for a consultation and no fees until we recover compensation for you.