In a matter of seconds, a serious injury at work could change your life drastically. It may take much longer to understand how to proceed with a claim for Workers’ Compensation benefits in California. So, how do you know if you have a valid injury claim?
The legal professionals at the Law Offices of John E. Hill, P.C. focus on providing injured workers in Oakland and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area with rapid and effective services. In fact, three of our workers’ compensation lawyers, Ian Cooper, Inna Bimits and Joanne Helvig are recognized as Certified Specialists in Workers’ Compensation Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. If you recently suffered an occupational injury or illness or have been denied benefits to which you are entitled, we can help.
Almost all persons employed in California are covered by Workers’ Compensation. Even if you are the sole employee of a company, you may be legally entitled to workers’ compensation insurance benefits.
As required by the state of California, Workers’ Compensation is paid by your employer through premiums. The business must provide and post information in the workplace about how to obtain benefits from its insurer.
Workers’ Compensation benefits are not limited to workers who suffer sudden, accidental injuries. Consider the following types of commonly compensated claims:
If you suffered a workplace injury, it is vital to ensure that your claim is filed correctly. We can help you obtain comprehensive benefits that cover your medical costs, lost wages due to missed work, and compensation for permanent disability. At our law firm, we can help you avoid common mistakes that could delay benefits or result in denial of your claim.
Filing a Workers’ Compensation claim is crucial if you want to receive the full medical treatment coverage and wage benefits you deserve. Call the Law Offices of John E. Hill, P.C. at 510-588-1000 or contact us online today for a free initial consultation. Hablamos español.
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