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Workers Compensation: Plan of Action
Our Workers Compensation Attorneys at Kropach & Kropach in Los Angeles are ready to start your case. With over 40 years of experience, we understand the legal issue surrounding your situation. Give us a call or click here for your first free consultation.
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Workers Compensation: Plan of Action
22 Sep 2018 | William J. Kropach | Workers' Compensation

Jobs are our security, livelihood, and at times our identity. We typically know the physical risks of our job, but accidents happen. When they happen it is important that you follow the rules in order to make an effective workers compensation claim.  This is not an easy process. Our Workers Compensation Attorneys at Kropach & Kropach in Los Angeles are ready to start your case. With over 40 years of experience, we understand the legal issue surrounding your situation. Give us a call or click here for your first free consultation.

So What is Workers Compensation?

Workers compensation is an insurance that your company, corporation, or place of work typically has in order to cover their employees if they should have an accident that results in physical injury. This insurance is meant to be helpful to employees. However, as most insurances, money that goes into compensation is heavily regulated. There are particular rules that you, as an injured employee, need to follow in order to get compensation. Just because you follow all the rules doesn’t mean that your employer or company is following the rules. This is why it is so important to high an workers compensation attorney to help ensure that not only are you doing all you can but that your employer and company are doing the right thing too.

The process of worker’s compensation is highly regulated and very complex. This is why it is very important that you consult with an attorney before you start the process. Our attorneys at Kropach & Kropach in Los Angeles understand the world of workers compensation. Since 1972 we have been working with employees from different fields of work to ensure that they get the right compensation needed to get back to a healthy status.

Here are some issues to be aware of as we start your claim:

  1. Workers Compensation is easier to claim if you have a paper trail. Make sure that you tell the proper people about the incident as soon as it happens.
  2. The insurance company and workers are not your friends. They will report whatever information is necessary to make sure that you are covered to the least amount. They work for the employer, not for you.
  3. In that state of California, your employer is not allowed “to fire, threaten to fire or discriminate against you just because you intend to file, or have filed, a worker’s compensation claim”.
  4. If you are at a job that does not have workers compensation there are other avenues to seek compensation like the Uninsured Employers Benefits Trust Fund.
  5. If you are a private contractor you can still file a claim if you suffer a work related injury.

Workers compensation is important to get right because it will cover your medical costs, wage losses, future medical needs, as well as other costly issues. Our attorneys are ready to work for you. We have an incentive to win your case because we don’t get paid until you get paid. Call us at 818-609-7005 or click here to get started on your first free consultation today.

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