Helping Injured Workers In Southern California File For Workers’ Compensation Benefits
If you suffered an injury at work in California, you will likely be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits can help you and your family ease the financial burdens that coincide with a serious injury. However, it is not always easy to understand the process of filing a workers’ compensation claim.
You should not have to go through the process of receiving workers’ compensation benefits alone. Contact the skilled team at Mitchell Law Corporation and work with a lawyer who is committed to helping you secure the compensation you deserve to help you move forward from your injury.
How To File A Claim In California
- Complete the Workers’ Compensation Claim Form (DWC 1) to begin the process of receiving workers’ compensation benefits
- Send the completed form to your employer; keep a copy of the DWC 1 for your records
- Your employer will complete the employer section and submit the necessary paperwork to the insurance company
- Insurers must send you a letter detailing the status of your claim within 14 days; you should contact the insurance company if you do not hear about your claim after 14 days
Don’t Risk Missing Out On Workers’ Compensation Benefits
If you or a loved one suffered an injury at work, it is important to take prompt action. You must submit the DWC 1 form to your employer within 30 days of becoming aware of an illness or injury. Failing to take the necessary actions may result in a denied claim, placing the costs of lost wages and medical expenses on your shoulders. If you have questions about how best to proceed with filing a workers’ compensation claim, it is important to speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
Work With A Board-Certified Workers’ Compensation Attorney
Our team includes a board-certified workers’ compensation specialist, giving us the ability to resolve the most challenging workers’ compensation claims. We have helped injured workers from Los Angeles to San Diego to Riverside. Contact us to see how we can help you.