Filing a workers compensation claim is a pain in the butt, and requires a doctor’s report. And typically, this will be your exclusive remedy for work related injuries, including a permanent loss or for decreased ability and even death. Repetitive use, slips, falls, or traumatic injuries can result in nerve damage in the workplace. Unfortunately, nerve injuries among the workforce in the United States plague thousands annually. This harm affects the worker’s productivity levels and quality of life. Besides impacting work, these injuries affect the lives of injured individuals and their livelihoods.
If this happened to you, we might be able to help you receive workers compensation benefits based upon the medical evidence of your sudden trauma and costs of future medical treatment. Talk with an experienced workers compensation lawyer about forming an attorney-client relationship today at (213) 596-9642. These workers compensation laws may provide you with complete and fair compensation for chronic pain or temporary, total disability.
Fortunately, in the United States, businesses offer workers’ compensation to compensate employees for any injuries or damage they may sustain while at work, including medical bills. If you received injuries at your office or workplace, you might be eligible for worker’s compensation. Contact Ehline Law and our worker’s compensation attorneys today for a free case evaluation.
Generally, there are two categories of nerve damage your worker’s compensation attorney will pursue, and they are:
Nerve damage can occur for several reasons, including repetitive use (carpal tunnel syndrome), trauma, or illness. In some occupations, nerve damage comes with head or spinal trauma, which can cause paralysis, a permanent disability, or wrongful death.
It is estimated by experts that most injured employees and injured workers with nerve damage can receive compensation or permanent disability benefits to pay for their medical expenses, lost wages, physical therapy, and more. Workers comp settlements may not cover everything, which is why you must consult with a personal injury attorney for any permanent, total disability. But restrictions like the statute of limitations can make these cases complicated and demonstrate the weakness in the California work comp system generally.
There are many states in the country, and each state has its laws in place covering a work-related injury. When it comes to compensating employees for on-the-job injuries, the state laws may vary. It is best to check out your state’s relevant laws or reach out to a qualified attorney for help with your motor nerves to seek a lump sum payment.
Generally, state law requires employers to put some cash towards an employee insurance system (also known as workers’ compensation) to ensure the employee’s employee’s financial safety and physical rehabilitation in the event of an accident from insurance companies. However, certain employees are not eligible for worker’s compensation, including shipbuilders, railroad workers, and those working on ships.
Although the benefits and insurance system varies from state to state, the following are some of the types of payments an injured employee can expect to receive through a worker’s compensation claim:
The biggest drawback of receiving a workers’ compensation claim is that the injured person cannot take legal action or file a lawsuit against their employer. Although workers’ compensation may seem like a convenient offering at the time since it does cover lost wages and medical expenses, a workers’ compensation claim does not compensate an injured person for the pain and suffering, loss of quality of life, and other damages.
You may want to believe that workers’ compensation is there to provide you with money for your loss or sudden traumatic injuries. Still, the workers’ compensation insurance system acts just like any other insurance company. They benefit from delaying claims and rejecting them. Having an experienced attorney on your side to protect your rights and give you legal advice can increase your chances of receiving monetary compensation. For more information on the workers’ compensation system or how to get the most out of your workplace accident, contact us or visit any of our law offices across California for a free case review.
Were you permanently damaged in a work-related car accident, or need formal legal advice? A nerve injury can cause severe discomfort and constant stinging pain, affecting an injured worker’s quality of life and, in some cases, their ability to earn a living. Contact us at (213) 596-9642 for a free consultation with our injury attorneys today if you have received work-related injuries.
Central to our ethos is client loyalty. Do or die, our attorneys have substantial experience in helping permanently disabled workers file workers’ compensation claims. They can help you recover the maximum weekly payments within the workers’ compensation coverage from most employers.