Work Injury Attorneys in California
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A workplace injury is an injury or illness that occurs either when a task was done on behalf of your employer or during the workday. If you’ve been injured on the job, you may be entitled to compensation. An experienced attorney can seek the maximum compensation for your injuries. Her Lawyer can help you find the right work injury lawyer to prove your case. Get your free consultation with one of our Work Injury Attorneys in California today!
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Her Lawyer is a network of independent attorneys throughout the State of California. We’ll connect you with the most qualified attorney for your unique legal issue. Our work injury attorneys operate throughout California in:
- Los Angeles
- Orange County
- San Diego
- Bay Area
What is a Work Injury?
A workplace injury is a physical or mental injury, or illness, that occurs on the job or while doing a job on behalf of your employer.
Common types of workplace injuries are:
- Injuries to the arms, shoulders, hands, hips, feet, and back.
- Computer overuse and improper workstations setups
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Being Struck by Objects
- Slips and falls that can cause bruises, cuts, dislocations
- Mental or Psychological Injury
The most common workplace injury is the result of inadequate training or unsafe workplace practices.
What is Workers Compensation?
Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that provides a wage replacement for individuals that have been injured on the job. Receiving workers’ compensation relinquishes the employee’s right to sue their employer for negligence or tort.
There are a variety of benefits provided by workers’ compensation. These include:
- Medical treatments
- Disability benefits
- Vocational rehabilitation
- Funeral services
What Kind of Injuries Are Typically Covered By Workers Compensation?
Injuries typically covered by workers’ compensation are work-related injuries, occupational illnesses, overuse injuries, pre-existing conditions, hearing loss, stress-related injuries, and employer fault-related injuries.
Who is Liable For My Work Injury?
Employees are not liable for work injuries. Employers must take on full responsibility for their worker’s injuries during work time and can provide relief through workers’ compensation insurance.
What Evidence Do I Need To Prove My Work Injury?
To prove your work injury, you can provide documentation and receipts of necessary medical treatment. Photographs, witnesses, and other forms of evidence can help prove that your injury was sustained from the workplace or caused by overuse or exposure to physical labor.
What Can I Get if I Win My Work Injury Claim?
If you win your worker injury claim, you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, any future medical costs, lost wages, loss of future wages, and disability. The employer’s insurance company may end up paying these damages.
What Happens If My Claim Is Denied?
If your work injury claim is denied, you can appeal the decision and restart the court process. A qualified attorney will strengthen your workplace injury claim.
California Statute Of Limitations for Work Injury
The statute of limitations for a workers’ compensation claim is a year from the date of injury. However, there are some exceptions that an attorney can help you determine if you’re eligible to claim workers’ compensation after a year.
How Can A Work Injury Attorney from Her Lawyer Help Me?
A work injury lawyer can help make sure that you are filling out court forms appropriately. Additionally, they can help prove your case to the court and estimate damages. If your claim is denied, they can assist you in filing an appeal. A workers comp attorney can help you prove your case if your injuries do not appear to be work-related and require extensive medical treatment, resulting in lost wages or permanent disability.
What is the most common injury in the workplace?
The most common injury in the workplace are injuries to hands, arms, or shoulders. These injuries are often caused by overexertion, slips, trips, and falls.
Why do injuries happen at work?
Injuries happen at work for a variety of reasons. Some of these reasons include slippery floors, overexertion, improper footwear, improper lifting techniques, rushing employees, weather conditions, and messy workplaces.
What is the #1 cause of work-related fatalities?
The #1 cause of workplace-related fatalities is motor-vehicle accidents at roughly 40%. Other leads were falls, slips, and trips.
Does my employer pay directly out of pocket for my work injury claim?
No, your employer does not pay compensation to you directly out of pocket. If you win your claim, their worker’s compensation insurance policy will likely cover your claim.
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We strive to protect your rights as an individual and as a worker. Without exception, our priority during your case is to protect your rights. We’ll make sure you receive the highest compensation for your injuries.
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