Modesto Workers' Compensation Lawyer
Have you been injured in an accident that occurred at work? Have you fallen ill or suffered an injury due to the duties associated with your job or from toxic
exposure of some kind? You may have the right to seek and recover financial recover benefits for medical care and other expenses or damages associated with your injury.
A Modesto workers' compensation lawyer at Pacific Attorney Group may be able to help if you have sustained any type of work injury and are interested in finding out what you can do to maximize your financial recovery. Our firm has more than 35 years of experience in handling injury claims of all kinds in California and can offer you the dedicated, aggressive representation you need in regard to your workers' compensation claim.
Rights of Injured Workers
An employee who is injured at work, diagnosed with an occupational illness or who has experienced any type of work-related illness or injury has specific rights under workers' compensation law. Our firm is committed to protecting the rights of workers throughout Modesto and the entire state in these matters, using our knowledge and resources to seek the best possible result in every case we handle. Let's take a look at a few of an injured worker's key rights in the event of a workplace accident or injury. The worker has the right to file a workers' comp claim without fear that his or her employer will retaliate by demoting, firing or otherwise penalizing the worker. The worker has the right to prompt, effective medical care after a work injury or accident. The worker has the right to benefits for medical care, lost wages and possibly more depending on the extent of injury or disability. We protect these and all other rights to the fullest extent. Click here to read more about injured workers' rights.
Our firm handles all types of workers' compensation claims throughout Modesto, California, including those that involve work accidents, exposure to hazardous conditions and any type of work-related injury. Your initial consultation with an attorney at our law offices is free, and this will be your opportunity to learn more about your legal rights and what we can do to assist you.
About Work Accident and Injury Claims in Modesto, California
A person injured in any type of work accident or who has suffered any type of work-related injury may seek workers' compensation benefits for his or her injuries. Immediately after a work injury occurs, it is important for an employee to inform his or her manager or supervisor. The employer has an obligation to provide the injured worker with a workers' compensation claim form, which the employee should fill out immediately and return to his or her employer. From the time the workers' compensation claims is filed, the claims administrator must provide for up to $10,000 in medical care for the employee, even before the claim is approved or denied.
Consult a Modesto Workers' Compensation Attorney
Working with an attorney on your Modesto workers' compensation claim is important. You have the right to seek benefits, but without an attorney to represent your interests and protect your rights you may find that you are in a situation where you are unable to recover the full benefits to which you should be entitled. From the time that you file your claim until your settlement is paid, an attorney can work to offer you the guidance and support you need.
Contact a Modesto workers' compensation attorney
at Pacific Attorney Group today.