Thursday, April 28, 2011
Carpenter Workers Compensation Injury Attorney
Are you searching for a carpenter Workers Compensation injury attorney? A carpenter Workers Compensation injury may assist an injured worker with his/her Workers Compensation legal and medical matters.
A carpenter has many physical job duties and it can be foreseeable that a work injury may occur while working. When a carpenter sustains an injury while working the injured worker may be eligible to receive Workers Compensation benefits which include medical treatment, Utilization Review matters, Vocational Rehabilitation/retraining, reimbursement for medical and travel expenses, temporary and permanent disability benefits.
As a carpenter typically works for a maintenance company, the employer is entitled, under the California Labor & Employment Laws, to obtain and provide Workers Compensation insurance.
A carpenter can file a Workers Compensation case due to injury by an accident, continuous trauma, injury/altercation, or occupational disease while on duty.
If you are a carpenter and have been injured while on duty, you should seek medical attention immediately. You should also notify your employer of this injury so that it is recorded on file. Your employer may provide you with a DWC-1 claim form. This claim form is important because it legally states that an injury has been sustained while working and the Workers Compensation insurance is notified. No harm can come to you or your employer for filling out this form.
While recovering from your injury, you should keep track of all your medical appointments, communications (such as phone calls - when and who you talk to and what was discussed in the conversation), witness contact information and statements, any type of injury reports and other information that may be important to use as evidence in your case. Thereafter, you should contact a Workers Compensation attorney who represents injured carpenters for further instruction.
If you or someone you know is in need of a carpenter Workers Compensation injury attorney or has a Workers Compensation matter and needs legal advice, please feel free to contact our office.
Our Workers Compensation firm has many years of knowledgeable experience with extensive training in handling Workers Compensation cases. Our attorneys are highly reputable within our Workers Compensation industry and Southern California communities.
Our Workers Compensation law firm works on a contingency fee basis. This means that if we do not obtain a settlement or any monetary value on your case (due to the fact there is no permanent disability), you do not owe our firm any fees/charges and we do not collect any payments. In many situations, the Workers Compensation carrier is responsible for having to distribute and pay any fees or costs in relation to the Workers Compensation case.
Feel free to contact our office today for a free consultation. We would be glad to of assistance to you.