At JML Law, A Professional Law Corporation, our attorney is here to guide you through filing a workers’ compensation claim. We have over 40 years of experience helping individuals in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, and Orange counties file claims after being injured at work.
After a workplace accident, you must report your injury to your employer immediately. Your employer has one working day after you reported your injury to provide a DWC-1 claim form for you to apply for benefits. Upon completion, your employer will give the form to its workers’ compensation insurance company.
In addition to this form, you will need to file several other forms as part of your application for benefits, including:
After you file a workers’ compensation claim, it is common for the insurance company to hire a private investigator. You must follow your doctor’s orders and do not violate any restrictions on physical activity. Your workers’ compensation claim could be denied if you violate these restrictions.
Other reasons your claim may be denied include:
Our lawyers will help you evaluate all options to see if your claim can be appealed or what other options are available.
Workers’ compensation benefits can help you make ends meet after being injured. We will ensure that your claim is filed according to guidelines and that every step is followed to ensure timely deadlines are met. Call our firm at 818-610-8800 or email us to schedule a free consultation. We get paid only if we win your claim.
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident.