Many people are hurt in work-related accidents every day. Injured employees may be entitled to benefits from a worker's compensation claim, personal injury lawsuit, or both.
If you are injured, the most important thing you can do to protect your rights is to act quickly. The law imposes strict time limitations on how long you have to seek workers compensation in California. Don't delay. If you have been injured, call or email us today for a free, no obligation consultation to learn how to protect your rights.
The benefits you can get after a work accident depend on the types of injuries you suffered and your post-accident needs. Depending on the details of your individual situation, you may be entitled to receive the following types of support and benefits:
Medical care and compensation for medical expenses
Continued therapy or rehabilitation
Recovery of a portion of your lost wages from any time you missed from work
Temporary disability benefits
If you are a worker in the United States, it is important that you understand your rights as an employee. Some areas of Employment Law where we can help protect your rights include:
Wrongful termination or demotion
Discrimination based on gender, race or religion
Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA)
Retaliation and whistle blowing
Discrimination based on military service (USERRA)
Overtime pay claims
Meal and rest break claims
Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws Prohibit Discrimination Based On:
If you feel that you have been discriminated against or if any of these issues apply to you, give our office a call for a free consultation to see if you have a case.