If you have suffered work-related injuries, you probably have a number of questions and concerns regarding your rights, the benefits available to you and your job security.
At the Law Offices of David H. Black, we have more than 60 years of combined experience helping injured clients with workers’ compensation claims and other forms of compensation. We can answer your questions and help you through the process to obtain the compensation you need.
In California, injured workers generally have the right to:
Yes. It is illegal for an employer to discriminate against an employee for filing a workers’ compensation claim. At the Law Offices of David H. Black, we will defend your rights and help you obtain the workers’ compensation benefits you deserve.
After the first 30 days, you can choose a doctor other than the doctor of your employer/insurance company’s choice, though you might have to choose a doctor from the insurance company’s network.
Yes. A repetitive trauma injury such as carpel tunnel is generally covered under workers’ compensation.
No. Employers cannot legally fire employees for injuries.
Possibly. It is important to talk with an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer to discuss your rights and options if you were fired for an injury.
At the Law Offices of David H. Black, we focus exclusively on helping injured clients in workers’ compensation and personal injury claims. This focus allows us to give our clients comprehensive representation through every step of the workers’ compensation process. We can help defend your rights and help you obtain full compensation for your injuries.
Workers’ compensation in California grants benefits without regard to fault, so, yes, you should still be able to receive benefits even if you were at fault for the accident that caused the injury.
We offer free initial consultations. We also handle workers’ compensation claims on contingency, so you will not be charged attorney fees until we win your case. Call contact us online to schedule your free initial consultation.