Millions of workers go to their jobs each day feeling they are safe and that nothing life changing will happen. Employers are required to maintain a safe work environment. In far too many instances, this is not the case and an accident can happen in any workplace at any time. It can be due to faulty equipment or hazardous conditions. Workers compensation also covers things other than work accidents like stress-related injury and orthopedic injuries. Even a seemingly small injury can change your life forever. An injury or ailment brings with it time off of work, medical expenses and even loss of earning potential. At the Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach, we have experienced Encino workers compensation attorneys who can review your situation and determine an appropriate course of action during an initial case evaluation. Obtaining compensation is essential to recovery and rebuilding your life after an accident. Contact our law offices today to begin your case evaluation.
When you think of a work related injury, the first thought is often a slip and fall or some heavy machinery malfunctioning. These are not the only types of accidents or injuries one can face in an Encino workplace. What about being around hazardous chemicals or other occupational hazards. There are chemicals that when exposed to can lead to skin diseases. Each profession has some form of hazard. Even a writer can get carpal tunnel from repetitive motion at work. If you suspect that your injury may be caused from your job it is time to take action. Our Encino workers compensation attorneys have recovered compensation benefits for injured workers for the following type of injuries:
This is not a full list of the types of injuries that are covered under workers compensation benefits. Our workers compensation in Encino are trained to handle other types of injuries like construction accidents including crane accidents, amputations,brain injuries and even building collapses.
Suffering from a work related injury can change your life forever. Some injuries are minor and require weeks to months or recovery while others are catastrophic and require a lifetime of medical care. California requires employers to have workers compensation insurance even though many insurance companies will try to deny or reduce the amount of benefits you are entitled to. Our Encino workers compensation attorneys will seek full workers compensation benefits to cover lost wages, medical expenses and other associated damages. We want every client to recover and live a full life after your injuries. We understand that this is a difficult time and will use a compassionate approach to your case. We will fight aggressively in the courtroom and with insurance companies to protect your rights. The first step you need to take is to schedule a free initial consultation with one of our Encino workers compensation attorneys. You can contact us by phone or by using our online contact form.