Workers’ compensation is a complex area of law that nonetheless serves a critically important function to those who suffer injuries while on the job. This state-issued program helps to protect injured individuals by providing stable income while they recover and can even cover medical bills and other expenses that result from the injury. If you think you may be eligible for workers’ compensation, it is imperative that you act quickly to protect your rights.
At LA Workers’ Comp Attorneys, we have decades of experience in helping clients just like you achieve the settlements they need to fully recover. With extensive knowledge of the law and a dedication to helping our clients reach their goals, our Los Angeles workers’ compensation lawyers are proud of the results we have been able to achieve.
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Our firm has been in operation since 1965, meaning we have extensive experience with even the most complicated and difficult cases. With experienced attorneys, we are also able to offer our clients the responsiveness and resources of a larger firm while keeping the needs and goals of the individual in mind. We proudly offer services in Spanish, Korean, and Portuguese, in addition to English, to ensure that nothing stands in the way of you receiving the legal counsel you deserve. Our team is prepared to aggressively pursue the maximum compensation to which you are entitled.
When it comes to filing a workers’ compensation claim, time is not on your side. Each state enforces a strict time limit for pursuing a workers’ comp claim; this time limit is known as the Statute of Limitations.
In California, workers are required to report their injury to their employer within 30 days of their accident. After reporting your injury, you then only have 1 year to file your workers’ compensation claim, according to California Labor Code Section 5405.
Since this window is so small, it’s important that you contact a workers’ compensation lawyer immediately following your injury. We can help get your started on the right path to make sure you meet all of the deadlines set by the state of California.
After filing your claim you will need to wait for your employer’s insurance company to process the claim. If the claim has not been denied or more information requested within 90 days after submitting the form, it is considered to be approved (Cal. Labor Code § 5402(b), (c) 2018).
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