Read more information about how to determine whether or not you qualify to file a workers’ compensation claim. As experienced workers’ compensation attorneys in Long Beach, California, we can guide you to get a jump-start on your road to compensation.
Injuries occur on-the-clock more often than you may think. In fact, every seven seconds, someone suffers from a workplace injury, according to the National Safety Council. When you’re injured, no matter the severity, you may be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering or time spent away from your job.
Many people rely on workers’ compensation to provide coverage when they suffer an injury in the workplace. However, what happens in the case of non-traditional workplace injuries or illnesses? The team of experienced workers’ compensation attorneys at the Law Offices of Aindbinder & Pratt in Long Beach, California, have the answers.
When you’re injured on the job, you may be entitled to what’s called workers’ compensation. In the state of California, workers’ compensation is an insurance plan that all companies must provide and employees must purchase.
After you’ve been injured at work, you are probably feeling intense emotions. You may feel angry because you are unable to pay for your medical bills, frustrated at the fact that you won’t be able to work while you heal, or overwhelmed at the idea of hiring a workers’ compensation attorney.
So you have been injured at work. Now what? Depending on your injury and its severity, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation and paid time off so you can heal. If your injury will not affect your work performance for the rest of your life, you may receive temporary compensation.
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