What are the influencing reasons to hire a workplace injury lawyer?
Posted: Dec 28, 2019
Every year, a number of workplace injuries happen with the employees working in different industries. Many of them are minor injuries but the severe injuries cause major damage and leave individuals struggling with expensive medical treatments. Many employees get benefited from their employers with the workers' compensation but a lot of them hire the services of lawyers to fight for their rights. So, if you have injured at the workplace and your employer has denied providing you with a worker’s compensation then you are permitted to consult with a professional workplace injury lawyer to protect your rights and to receive the full amount for medical cost and treatments.
Hire a specialist to navigate the compensation process:
Under the workers' compensation law, you are entitled to recover the claim from the employer in case of injuries or accidents at the workplace. When you get injured on the job then you are likely to get approval for the claim but if your employer does not have such insurance then he can reject your claim. But, as a worker, it is your right to get the compensation that includes the cost of medical bills and the loss of wages that you have missed due to absenteeism from the work. If your employer or company denies your claim then you can hire a lawyer to thoroughly investigate the case and can probably get success to receive the compensation.
An expert workplace injury specialist can help you by evaluating the case and can guide you to file the compensation. The lawyer will investigate the reason for the injuries and will also determine to file a legal action against the employer and any other third-party if involved in the accident.
Defend your privileges with the help of a legal representative:
After getting a workplace injury, your employer may fire you from the job if you are not able to continue the work. In such a case, a professional workplace injury lawyer can navigate the case and may file a lawsuit against the employer if your termination is unfair. A lawyer will protect your future by providing you with all the benefits that you are entitled to get from the company. The lawyer will investigate the details properly to find out the cause of your termination from the job as the legal service provider will include the date of the workplace injury, date when you filed the workers' compensation, and also include the date when you got fired. All these aspects will help a lawyer to reveal the unlawful activity against you and will also prepare the case to fight for you in court.
Win the claim through the legal process:
When you hire a workplace attorney then you will get compensation through a legal process. You can sue the employer in case if the company does not have the right workers' compensation insurance to provide you with the benefits or you can file a personal injury claim if the accident was happened due to negligence to recover the medical cost, loss of wages, and emotional suffering.
At the law firm of Godwin and Rubin in Van Nuys, California, we help injured workers and their families get the benefits they need and deserve after they have been injured at work.