The majority of employees in California are covered by workers' compensation benefits in the event that they suffer injuries while on the job. These benefits can be a life saver in more ways than one if they are ever needed. Unfortunately, many individuals who have suffered workplace injuries tend to find that their claims are denied or that full compensation is not awarded. If you find yourself in such a position, you may be able to take legal action.
What good are workers' compensation benefits if they fail to cover one's medical and financial needs after a workplace injury occurs? Work comp benefits are supposed to protect employees, not make their lives harder. Sadly, for many individuals, receiving full benefits or benefits at all may prove to be a real challenge.
What can be done if benefits are cut off or denied? If you have been injured while on the job, yet you are unable to get your medical care, your disability, if applicable, or your monetary needs covered by insurance, you can file an appeal. To learn more about the appeals process and how an experienced attorney can help you with this, please visit our firm's website.
Appealing workers' compensation benefit claim cut offs or denials can be a difficult process. Insurance companies will do everything possible protect itself and earn profits. However, this does not mean you have to accept that your workplace injuries will not be fully covered. An experienced workers' compensation attorney can assist you in seeking fair and full coverage from the California work comp system so that you are not left to bear the burden of any resulting losses on your own.