Far too often, individuals work in dangerous conditions, and there are actions that can lead to them suffering a significant injury. Whether they endure pain from a fall on the worksite or they suffer an illness because of chemical exposure, workers deserve to pursue compensation under California workers’ compensation laws that allow them to obtain benefits. However, insurance companies are not always willing to work with claimants, making it necessary to hire a workers’ comp lawyer to help you through the process. Ozeran Law is here to help.
Under California law, there are certain steps that injured workers must take if they want to protect their right to compensation. The steps you take following your injury are essential to building a strong claim. Unfortunately, failing to take these steps in a timely manner can jeopardize your claim and you may end up on the receiving end of a wrongful denial.
The steps you take should include:
Unfortunately, some insurance companies are just waiting on you to make a mistake so they can deny your claim. Make sure you take the right steps to protect your rights and avoid problems throughout the claims filing process.
Hiring a lawyer has numerous benefits as you go through a workers’ compensation claim. For instance, an attorney can help you understand whether you should accept a lump sum settlement or if it’s better to receive weekly benefits for your injury. The benefits you receive can help you recover compensation for the following:
If you suffer pain because you were injured while working, hiring a lawyer is essential because insurance companies are looking to deny your claim in any way they can. They’ll use even the slightest mistake on your paperwork against you, denying your benefits in a time when you need them most.
At Ozeran Law, we have a strong attorney with a clear understanding of California’s workers’ compensation law and how to help you obtain compensation. We fight for our clients well-being because we know just how difficult it is to endure physical harm when you need to earn an income. We have significant experience holding insurance companies to their word, providing insight to our clients that help safeguard their rights to obtain benefits and compensation. If you need to speak with our team in a free consultation, we encourage you to call our office today and learn more about your options.