Even when an industry or specific position is deemed dangerous, no one goes to work with the idea that they will not go home free from harms. Workplace injuries can be serious in any type of position or industry; however, some jobs pose greater risks and dangers than others. No matter the cause of the accident or type of injury suffered, it is important that the employees in California understand how to move forward following a workplace accident that involves injuries and losses.
Workers’ compensation can be very necessary and beneficial for injured or ill workers; however, many workers that need these benefits do not receive them. Many are under the impression that if they get injured on-the-job, they just need to file a report and workers’ comp benefits will be available to them. Unfortunately, it is not as simple as one might believe, and some eligible workers are initially denied these benefits.
At Bender & Gritz, APLC, our attorneys understand how crucial workers’ comp can be. It helps one not only address the medical bills associated with treatment but also any future medical costs associated with rehabilitation. Our law firm understands how burdensome it can be to recover from an injury and not be able to work because of the injury. Thus, we are dedicated to helping injured workers in the San Diego collect the financial compensation they are entitled to.
To learn more, check out our law firm’s workers’ compensation website. It is a difficult situation to be in when an injury or illness derived form the workplace harms a worker, causing him or her to be unable to work for an extended period of time. It is not only the lost wages and the pain and suffering that can be taxing. The medical bills, recovery time and rehabilitation can add up. In order to address these physical and financial hardships, it is important to understand how workers’ benefits could benefit you and the process one must go through to obtain them.