Worker's Compensation Attorney in Palm Springs
Have You Been Injured on the Job?
Have you suffered injury or illness while at your job? If so, you may be
eligible to receive worker's compensation. Created by the federal
government, worker's compensation is designed to provide medical treatment
and financial compensation for injured or ill employees.
Learn more about the benefits you can recover and how to file a workers' compensation claim.
Discuss your work injury with our team today at (760) 394-5036.
Benefits Under Workers' Compensation
Injuries on the job may range from one-time accidents to stress-related
injury to illness that results from exposure to hazardous substances over
an extended period. If you have experienced illness or injury, it is important
to notify your employer and begin the process of applying for worker's
compensation right away. Our Palm Springs workers' compensation lawyers at
Gilbert & Bourke have an in-depth understanding of California worker's compensation
law, and can help guide you through each step.
Some of the benefits that you may be eligible to receive under worker's
- Medical expenses paid in full by your employer's insurance company
- Temporary disability benefits that are paid at a rate of two-thirds of
your average weekly wage (up to a statutory maximum) until you can return
to your job or have reached maximum medical improvement
- Permanent disability benefits after you have reached maximum medical improvement
- Reimbursement for reasonable and necessary out-of-pocket expenses and mileage
for travel to medical providers
- An educational training voucher for retraining at an approved school if
you do not return to work within certain time limits
- Dependent death benefits to family members in case the injured or ill worker dies
Helping You Through the Worker's Compensation Process
Whether you believe that you may have a valid worker's compensation
claim and want to start the process, have had your claim unfairly denied,
or anything in between, let our experienced lawyers go to work on your
behalf. We have a long track record of obtaining successful outcomes for
clients in the Coachella Valley, and are dedicated to helping you get
the assistance you need to recover.
Contact our team at (760) 394-5036 to learn more!