The Process Of Workers’ Compensation
If you need to file a workers’ compensation claim or have received a claim denial, our experienced staff at the Law Offices of Andrew B. Shin in San Jose can show you where to begin. We handle the details while you focus on healing from your injury.
An injury that occurred while performing duties for your job, or an injury that happened because of your job, qualifies you for filing a claim. These injuries can include both physical and mental ailments.
Types of injuries we have represented for workers’ compensation claims include:
- Agricultural injuries
- Back injuries
- Wrongful death
- Catastrophic injuries
- Electronics assembly injuries
- Knee and ankle injuries
- Toxic exposure
- Neck injuries
- Other personal injuries
- Repetitive stress or cumulative trauma injuries
Act Quickly To Avoid Claim Denial
In the event of a work-related injury, contact our workers’ compensation attorneys immediately. We make sure your paperwork gets in on time and is filled out correctly. We show you how to file that claim with your employer and advise you honestly as to whether or not you are likely to receive benefits as a result of your claim.
Most importantly, we work with you to make a detailed record of how the injury happened and the specific parts of your body or mind that have been affected. We value precise record-keeping, as it adds strength to your claim.
Know Your Rights And The Responsibilities Of Your Employer
After receiving your claim form, your employer must respond promptly. As your experienced San Jose workers’ compensation attorneys, we can advise you as to whether or not you can seek treatment before your employer has approved payment for your claim.
Our clients trust us to aggressively represent their interests through every step of the process. We advocate for you to your insurance companies as well as your employer, if need be. You deserve a compassionate, experienced attorney pursuing your claim on your behalf.
Contact us to begin working with our team today. We offer free consultations!