San Jose Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
Representing Injured Workers' Across California
Workers' compensation is a very complex process. It involves substantial
paperwork and can require a long, frustrating legal battle when benefits
are limited or denied altogether. Many workers and their families simply
don't have the time or resources to handle this by themselves. This is
where our firm steps in.
The Law Offices of Andrew B. Shin is a firm dedicated to helping injured workers get the benefits they need
to recover. Our work injury attorneys in San Jose have
served injured workers throughout Northern California for more than 25 years.
Our workers' compensation team can assist with:
Workers' compensation application- If you need to file a workers' compensation claim, our staff will help
you navigate where to begin this process and will walk through the necessary
steps by your side.
Workers' compensation benefits- There are different types of workers' compensation benefits that are
available after suffering a work injury. These benefits may include compensation
for medical treatment, temporary or permanent disability, pensions and more.
Serious and willful misconduct- If your work injury was due to the direct result of an employer's failure
to follow safety protocol, you may be eligible for compensation due to
serious or willful misconduct.
Death benefits- After losing a loved one due to a work related accident, it is beneficial
for you to hire a lawyer to deal with insurance broker matters. Our team
will help your family receive compensation for the loss of your loved
one while you are grieving during this difficult time.
Third party negligence claims- If someone other than your employer is responsible for your work-related
injury, you may be eligible to file a claim and receive compensation for
third-party negligence. This means that you can collect workers' compensation
through your employer's insurance as well as the other party.
Appeals for denied workers' comp claims- A claim denial doesn't have to be the end of your injury claim. Our attorneys
can support you in filing an appeal for your denied claim by defending
your rights as an injured worker and standing up to the insurance company
on your behalf.
Workers' comp hearings- Our attorneys will help you with the process of filing a claim, filling
out paperwork, and representing you with any insurance companies or hearings
that are necessary with your specific workers' compensation situation.
We have a team of experienced workers' comp attorneys in San Jose as well
as the support of our efficient and friendly staff. We understand that
people seek the help of a lawyer to make the process of getting workers'
comp benefits easier, not more difficult.
That is why we take on every case ready to make the process as simple and
successful as possible. If you have been injured at work, feel free to
give us a call to learn more about how to get started with the workers'
Common Reasons for Denied Workers' Compensation Claims
Why do employers deny workers' compensation claims in San Jose? Employers
are required to pay insurance companies for coverage, and this amount
may increase when an employee is injured.
Read more about
Common Reasons for Denied Workers' Compensation Claims by reading the following blog post!
Four Myths about Workers' Compensation Benefits
If you’ve been injured at work, you might be wondering how
workers’ compensation benefits work. Although the process for workers’ compensation can be complicated
and intimidating at times, you’ll be better equipped to face these
challenges if you’re armed with the facts.
Below, we break down some of the widely spread myths regarding workers’
Myth #1: You Can Only File a Claim if the Injury Was Your Employer’s Fault
Myth #2: All Types of Injuries Are Covered by Workers’ Compensation
Myth #3: Workers’ Compensation Will Cover All My Injury Costs
Myth #4: Most Claims Are Fraudulent
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