Common Mistakes In California Workers’ Compensation Cases
If you just suffered a workplace injury, this may be your first time going through the California workers’ comp process. It is easy to make simple mistakes that can derail your workers’ compensation claim or even cause a denial.
At Carter Law Center, our California workers’ compensation lawyer is here to answer your questions and help you get through the process. Below, we have compiled some common mistakes that people often make after an injury at work. Our goal is to help you avoid these common pitfalls so your workers’ compensation claim can be successful.
For a free consultation, please call us in Elk Grove, California, at 916-794-4006 or complete our contact form. Carter Law Center fights for injured workers throughout the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys. Se habla español.
Don’t Downplay Or Exaggerate Your Injury
Whether you’re talking to your employer, a doctor or an insurance company, it is best to describe your injuries accurately. Downplaying or exaggerating your injury could give the insurance company a reason to deny your benefits. Also, be sure to report all body parts that may have been injured due to your work. Don’t leave out any body parts that may have been injured. If you have any questions about these matters, contact us immediately.
Don’t Assume That You Have To Use The Insurance Company’s Doctor
The insurance company is not on your side, and neither is the company’s doctor. You need a doctor who has your best interests at heart. You need someone who won’t send you back to work before you are able. You need someone who won’t cut off your benefits and treatment when doing so is just a way for the insurance company to get richer. At Carter Law Center, we can recommend good doctors who will keep your best interests at heart.
Don’t Simply Give Up If Your Benefits Have Been Denied
If you receive notice that your benefits were denied, contact us as soon as possible. Insurance companies routinely deny benefits that injured workers are entitled to. Don’t let that happen to you. Put our workers’ compensation attorney on your side today.
Don’t Try To Handle Your Workers’ Compensation Case On Your Own
Help is available at no out-of-pocket cost to you. Carter Law Center takes workers’ comp cases on a contingency fee basis. That means we don’t get paid unless we win benefits for you. With a lawyer on your side, you are much more likely to get the full range of benefits you are entitled to.
Contact Us To Schedule A Free Consultation
For a free consultation, please call our Elk Grove law office at 916-794-4006 or complete our contact form. Carter Law Center fights for injured workers throughout the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys. Se habla español.