Denial of medical treatment in a workers’ compensation claim is the most common problem that brings injured workers to seek an attorney’s help. This often presents complex issues not easily understood and difficult to resolve even for experienced attorneys.
Have you engaged in repetitive work activities that have left you with a physical or mental injury? You may have a cumulative trauma claim that you can pursue with a qualified and experienced Sacramento workers' compensation attorney
No one ever expects an accident or an unexpected fall, and we do our best to avoid these sorts of unfortunate events. But, when a pallet falls and crushes your foot or someone not paying attention makes a mistake that leaves you unable to earn a living, you need help.
Luckily, there are Sacramento workers' compensation lawyers that can help you get the money you need to keep your life together while you heal, and help you pay any medical bills that might come your way.
Going back to work after an injury can be a stressful experience. You need to reintegrate into the workplace after a period of illness, and you may experience life disruption caused by the injury itself or by personal and financial strain. In addition, you may not understand your rights if suddenly hit with a mountain of paperwork and long discussions with your employer, doctor and claims administrator. When you start the process of returning to work, you will want to know the standards put in place for your protection.
ProPublica and NPR released a critical and devastating critique of the systematic gutting that the workers compensation system that has taken place over the last 20 years, with a particular focus on the reduction of benefits in California that has taken place courtesy of the decision-makers in Sacramento.