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Advantages to Injured Workers’ Dependents

DEDICATED WORKERS COMPENSATION ATTORNEYS

Are you injured at work in the state of California or the Riverside or San Bernadino counties? Work injuries not just affect your working-ability but also affect your family and those who are dependant on your financials. The employer has to bear the work injury victim’s after-effects and medical expenses, according to the workers’ comp law. In the case of death of the injured worker within 5 years of the date of injury, the injured workers’ direct dependents may be entitled to death benefits depending on the degree of support they received from the injured worker in the last year of his life.

The dedicated Workers’ Comp Attorneys of The Law Offices of Dr. Peter M. Schaeffer will fight for the dependent-benefits. Our team of attorneys helps the employees irrespective of the sector they belong and get the justice the employees deserve.

ADDITIONAL DEPENDENT BENEFITS

The compensation is provided for any employment-related injury, according to the law. Along with the medical care to the victim, it also provides Temporary Disability, Permanent Disability, Death Benefits for the dependents. By dependents, they mean People who are blood-related or have martial relation with the victim. The list includes Parents, Children, Siblings, Spouses, Aunts, Uncles etc.

For those employees who cannot return to work, Temporary total disability benefits are provided. For those employees who can work part-time, get Partial Disability benefits. Depending upon the weekly wage of the victim, each of his/her dependents receives additional payments. For those employees whose work injury is severe and cause death, his/her dependents will get the benefit if they are supported by his monetary status.

Spouses and children(minor) are considered as the immediate dependents. Parents of the injured worker are given second priority. Finally, all other family members who are partially or completely dependent on the victim are considered.

In case of worker’s death, the added benefits include funeral expenses.

WE HELP YOU CLAIM YOUR WORKERS’ COMP BENEFITS

The primary thing for any attorney who claims to fight for your workers’ compensation and the additional benefits for the dependents, is to understand the law of the State of California. In that case, we proudly say that the attorneys at The Law Offices of Dr. Peter M. Schaeffer are experienced and expertized. Irrespective of the type of work, we strive our best to benefit both, the victim and his/her financial dependents. Our lawyers are friendly, and help you in guiding the right path for the benefits to which you are entitled.

We helped many workers in the State of California and the Riverside and San Bernadino counties, which includes the surrounding communities of Riverside, Corona, Moreno Valley, Hemet, Temecula, and Palm Springs. Free Consultation offered for all Workers Compensation cases, all Work Related injuries, and all Personal Injuries. Contact us today at (951) 275-0111.

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