If I file a claim for my work injury can I be fired? a. If your employer fires you because of your on the job injury he could subject himself to a discrimination claim under Labor Code 132a. b. Being injured on the job does not prohibit your employer from firing you but it must… Continue reading Will I Lose My Job if I file a Workers Comp claim?
As soon as possible report the injury to a supervisor or Human Resources. a. The longer you delay in reporting your injury the worse it becomes for your case. b. Employers need to be notified immediately so they can conduct an investigation quickly. c. The longer you delay thinking the injury will get better on… Continue reading What do I do after I get Injured on the Job?
The value of your work comp claim is dependent upon the nature and extent of your injuries and what the level of permanent disability is that you are left with after the treating doctors and medical examiners determine what percentage of Whole Person Impairment you are left with. Each individual body part is rated separately.… Continue reading How Much is My Workers Compensation Claim Worth?
NO !! Your attorney is only paid if he obtains a settlement with a dollar amount for you. If you are awarded no permanent disability … he may receive nothing. If you later receive an offer from the insurance company to buyout any future medical care that you may have been awarded your lawyer will… Continue reading What If My Case Is Denied And We Go To Court And I Lose, Do I Owe The Attorney Any Money?
We never ask an injured worker for any money to take his case. The fees a workers comp lawyer can charge are set by statute and are up to the workers comp judge to approve. The range of attorney fees is 12% – 18%… but nearly all workers compensation attorney’s charge 15% and have been… Continue reading What Does It Cost To Hire A Workers Compensation Attorney?