Process for Receiving a Settlement for Lost Wages
If you have missed work due to a work related injury or for treatment, you are entitled to lost wages for time you would have otherwise spent working. It is important to take proper legal action, in a timely manner, so that you can recover lost wages and benefits due to a work related accident. California compensation laws mandate that the worker can recover lost wages after the worker proves that serious and willful misconduct caused their work related injury. Workers comp lawyers at the Law Offices of John E. Hill, PC in Oakland outline the step by step process of receiving and evaluating a settlement for a workers compensation claim.
Helping Injured Workers with the Process for Oakland Worker Comp Settlements
The work injury attorneys of John E. Hill will take you through the process of filing for Hayward workers compensation settlements, Fremont worker compensation settlements and Oakland workers comp settlements. Our workplace injury lawyers will educate you with important steps you can take to ensure you are getting maximum results in the courtroom. The number one most important thing to remember about the settlement process is to never agree to any settlement terms without contacting an attorney first. Verbal agreements are binding and once you have agreed to a settlement with your employer it extremely difficult to make a change to that agreement. Make sure that you notify your employer of your injury within 30 days of the incident. Once your employers insurance company approves the claim you should start receiving your workers compensation benefits.
Get Help Today
If you are in need of an attorney skilled in California cases dealing with workers compensation settlements, call the attorneys handling Oakland, Fremont, and Hayward claims at the Law Offices of John E. Hill at 510-275-4947, or contact us by submitting our quick contact web form. We welcome any questions you may have, and offer free initial consultations.