After an accident at work, an injured victim has the right to file a claim for certain benefits in order to lessen his or her financial suffering. There is nothing more frustrating to a California worker than to learn that a workers’ compensation claim has been denied, but this does not mean that worker is out of options. At this point, it is important to understand all available options, including the filing of an appeal.
When a claim is denied, we work to build a strong case for appeals for our clients. Certain elements are important, such as medical documents from the accident, physical proof of accident-related expenses and witness statements. It is important for California workers and their families to act quickly, taking all the necessary steps to continue to fight for financial support.
Insurance companies often delay compensation claims, leaving a worker facing accumulating medical bills and expenses in the meantime. Our lawyers are well-versed in workers’ rights and are thoroughly familiar with the workers’ compensation process. We know how to take the specific steps necessary to appeal a denial or challenge a delay in the process.
It is important to remember that all California workers have the right to seek compensation after a work accident, regardless of the circumstances of the incident. To file a workers’ compensation claim, request an appeal or seek more information about the claims process, it is beneficial to seek a complete case evaluation with a qualified attorney. You can also visit our website for additional information.