Delayed/Denied Workers' Comp Claims

San Diego – Los Angeles Workers’ Compensation Blog

4 reasons for workers’ compensation denials
California has relatively good protections for workers who get on-the-job injuries. If someone denied your workers’ compensation claim, there could be something wrong. Sometimes, it is just a mistake. Other times, people might be trying to avoid their responsibilities. Here are some of the top reasons for workers’ comp denials. 1. A due date You must […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| December 21, 2020

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How do I appeal a workers’ compensation denial?
Receiving a workers’ compensation denial may make you feel like you have no recourse, but that is not true because the system does allow for an appeal. It is important that you work quickly to appeal your case. The State of California Department of Industrial Relations states that you should refer to the paperwork you receive […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| September 29, 2020

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Is my employer mislabeling me as an independent contractor?
Employees have the right to seek workers’ compensation benefits in the state of California. However, some employers may attempt to get around this requirement by classifying their workers as independent contractors, who are not eligible for workers’ comp. Still, just because an employer says you are an independent contractor does not make it so. You […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| December 2, 2019

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We think we know why your workers’ compensation claim was denied
Is your workers’ compensation claim taking forever to gain an approval? Has it flat-out been denied? We think we know why — and we may be able to help you overcome the problem. There are some fairly common reasons that a workers’ comp claim can be denied. No matter how valid your injury, no matter […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| January 25, 2019

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Workers’ comp could get denied if you never got treatment
If you get hurt on the job, go get medical treatment. Do it as soon as possible. Don’t try to tough it out. Don’t put it off. Just go get the treatment that you need. The first reason for this, of course, is that you don’t know the scope of the injury. It could be […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| January 11, 2019

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Here’s what to do if your workers’ comp claim is delayed
Suffering an injury on the job is stressful enough. Combine that with the fact that your workers’ compensation claim was delayed and your stress levels could go through the roof. Dealing with a delayed claim means that you will not receive the benefits you deserve because of the injury suffered while at work. Here’s what […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| July 25, 2018

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