The last thing you’d ever thought you would have to deal with is an injury suffered on the job in California. However, workplace accidents happen, and you deserve to be compensated for them appropriately. Missing time at work because of a job-related accident should not have a negative impact on your finances. The San Fernando Valley compensable injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach will fight for your right to compensation after suffering an injury in a workplace accident.
A work injury will inevitably happen. Even if you take safety seriously, follow procedures, and attend training sessions, you might still be injured. The accident might not have been your fault, and with the workers’ compensation system, it does not matter who caused it. The victim can still be fully compensated for their injury if they were at fault.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 2.7 million nonfatal injuries and illnesses occurred in 2020 at workplaces nationwide. This decreased from the 2.8 million reported in 2019, a decrease of 5.7 percent.
A common misconception of those injured in a workplace accident is that their case will move quickly through the workers’ compensation system. The truth is that the system moves slowly, and more often than not, your claim will be denied by either the insurance company or your employer.
A compensable injury is any injury suffered in the scope of employment where the employee was performing their assigned duties. If the injury has been deemed compensable, the employee is entitled to full compensation.
The San Fernando Valley compensable injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach often handle cases involving the following types of workplace accident injuries:
Not all these injuries or illnesses will present signs or symptoms immediately following an accident. That is why it is in your best interest to seek medical care as soon as possible. Documentation from a doctor that you were evaluated will be necessary for any claim you file.
The California workers’ compensation system can be confusing. Many injured workers do not fully understand their rights under this system. An experienced San Fernando Valley compensable injury attorney from the Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach will be able to answer your questions, evaluate your case, and guide you through the claims process. Call us today for a consultation.
Were you injured on the job in California? The San Fernando Valley compensable injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach understand the workers’ compensation system and know what it takes to secure compensation for our clients. Call our office at 818-609-7005 to schedule a consultation today.