Employers in California and all other states are obligated to keep their employees as safe as possible according to the laws and regulations that govern such matters. Employers are also required to purchase insurance that provides benefits to those who suffer temporary disability situations after accidents occur in the workplace. Medical costs and lost wages are two expenses often alleviated through such benefits.
Many injured workers in the past have faced great challenges when employers or insurance companies attempted to deny their claims. Such problems can be daunting, thus making an already difficult situation all the more stressful. Without wage replacement and medical benefits, vast numbers of injured workers may be unable to meet the debt associated with their circumstances.
Some types of work are obviously more dangerous than others. For instance, it is logical to assume that a construction worker is more at risk for injury on the job than an office worker. Regardless of what one's particular workplace duties may be, however, any injured employee is able to file a claim for workers' compensation benefits. If someone is trying to stop that process, skilled intervention may be sought to help rectify the problem.
At English Lloyd & Armenta, we have successfully represented California clients in workers' compensation cases for more than three decades. Our experienced and dedicated team of attorneys is committed to helping you protect your rights and obtain any and all benefits to which you may be entitled. Whether you have suffered a temporary disability due to a workplace accident or will never be able to return to work because of your injury, we are prepared to help you achieve the best outcome possible in your situation.