If you work in a restaurant and suffer a serious injury, you can file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. Whether you’re a cook, dishwasher, or cashier, all restaurant employees are covered under works’ compensation law in the state of California.
Employers in California are required to have workers’ compensation insurance in case the people under their employment suffer a serious injury at work. After all, the restaurant industry can be a fast-paced and hazardous environment where workers are prone to injury. If you are an employee at a restaurant, and you have been injured while performing your job, you might be entitled to financial compensation.
Our team of workers ‘compensation attorneys have helped clients who perform all sorts of restaurant industry services. From injured chefs to injured delivery drivers, we can take on any restaurant employee injury case.
Restaurants have many risks that can harm an employee. Working with food can be messy and can make the workplace full of obstacles that might lead to an injury. From grease on the floor to burning hot stoves, the injuries sustain in a restaurant accident can be devastating.
Common injuries that restaurant employees might suffer at work include:
These types of workplace injuries can be caused by:
Unfortunately, many restaurants workers fail to report their workplace injuries or seek medical treatment because they fear they might suffer consequences from their employer. If you are a restaurant employee, it is important that you report any injury you experience to your supervisor or manager. Make sure you also fill out all of the appropriate workplace accident reports and see a physician to asses your injury.
At the Law Offices of Gary Rodich, our team of skilled lawyers can review your case to determine what type of legal strategy you need to get the benefits that you deserve. We have successfully handled workers’ compensation cases for many types of restaurant industry occupations. We are committed to helping injured workers obtain the justice and compensation that they are entitled to. Let us put our skills to work for you.
Call 818-403-3737, or contact our Woodland Hills workers' compensation lawyers to get help with your restaurant injury case today. We won’t charge you a fee unless we win your case!