Talk to our experienced and dedicated attorneys about your potential workers' compensation claim. In California, an injured worker is entitled to reasonable medical care needed to cure or relieve a specific, work-related injury or a cumulative trauma (an injury that occurs over time). A continuous trauma claim relates to the repetitive type of job duties, such as a carpal tunnel injury or a long-term of employment, such as a truck driver, factory worker, or other types of physically demanding jobs. Medical care covered by California Workers' Compensation insurance claims typically include: medical, surgical and hospital services, dental services, crutches and orthopedic devices, hearing aids, chiropractic treatment, physical therapy, nursing care, other durable medical equipment, etc. and prescribed medications.
Under these laws, you may receive compensation that ranges from temporary disability to total or partial permanent disability. You may be entitled to a settlement for partial permanent disability award if you have permanent restrictions on your work ability. The level of compensation depends on medical evidence and the extent of your disability. If you believe you've suffered these losses, please contact us.
Personal injury is a type of tort law, which is "a civil wrong or wrongful act, whether intentional or accidental, from which injury occurs to another. Torts include all negligence cases as well as intentional wrongs which result in harm."
In most cases, these civil suits center around negligence. This may include:
• Motor vehicle accidents including motorcycle accidents
• Pedestrian accidents
• Boating accidents
• Dog bites
• Premises liability (slip and fall cases)
You may have suffered damages such as current and future medical expenses, property damage, pain and suffering, current and future loss of income, loss of enjoyment, and punitive damages.