The accidents that take place in an industrial workplace can cause devastating and even catastrophic injuries. When an industrial worker is injured on the job, is can cost them thousands of dollars in medical bills and hundreds of hours of time away from work.
In California, injured industrial workers have a right to workers’ compensation if their injury took place while they were working. These benefits can be used to help you pay for expenses associated with your injuries, such as:
However, obtaining these benefits can be more difficult than you might think. Often, employers will attempt to deny an employee’s workers’ comp claim, which can make the entire process very difficult for the injured party. When this occurs, it can sometimes take years for a workers comp case to be resolved. This is why you should hire an experienced attorney to assist with your workers’ comp case. Not only can a lawyer help with your workers’ comp claim, they can also determine if your injury case qualifies for additional forms of compensation.
At Law Offices of Gary Rodich, we focus on helping workers obtain the justice and compensation that they deserve for their injuries. Our team of skilled lawyers will aggressively pursue all the forms of compensation that you qualify for.
If your workplace injury was caused by a third-party, you might be entitled to a personal injury claim as well. A third-party can be:
When it comes to filing a lawsuit against a third-party, you can receive compensation for many of the same things as a workers comp claim. However, under a personal injury claim, you can file for damages like pain and suffering, mental anguish, and loss of consortium.
Injuries that industrial workers commonly experience include:
These types of injuries can be caused by:
If you have been injured in an industrial accident at work, you should immediately consult with our team of workers’ compensation attorneys. We can assess your case and determine a strategy that will produce the best results possible. Our lawyers have the skills and resources that you need to fight back against employers who want to deny your workers comp claim. Let us put our reputation and experience to work for you today.
Contact our Woodland Hills workers' compensation attorneys to schedule a free consultation.