Filing for Workers' Compensation in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Workers' Comp Lawyers
Have you been injured in an on-the-job accident or due to toxic exposure at work? Filing a workers' compensation claim is essential to recover the benefits to which you and your family may be entitled - particularly in the face of mounting medical bills and the difficulty of dealing with living expenses while unable to work. If you have any questions about workers' comp claims or appeals, please do not hesitate to contact a Los Angeles workers' comp attorney at our law offices for your free consultation.
How do you file a workers' comp claim in Los Angeles? First and foremost, make sure you report the injury to your employer or supervisor as soon as possible. Taking action and reporting the incident or your injury immediately can help ensure that you receive benefits in a timely fashion. If you do not act within 30 days, you may lose your right to workers' comp benefits. Seek medical care as soon as possible. Your employer may tell you where you can go, if you are unsure. The next step will be to fill out a workers' compensation claim form and give it to your employer.
How an Attorney Can Help You File for Workers' Comp
Filing for workers' compensation can be difficult, particularly if you are not sure whether your injury should be covered in the first place. An attorney can review your claim to determine whether you have grounds to file and can also assist you in filing the proper paperwork in a timely fashion - to help ensure you have the greatest opportunity of receiving the benefits you deserve. Additionally, not all claims are automatically approved. If your claim is delayed or denied, a workers' compensation lawyer can work to resolve the matter or file an appeal on your behalf.
Talk to a skilled professional about filing for workers' compensation benefits in Los Angeles. Contact Pacific Attorney Group today!