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Almost Any Injury Can Qualify For California Workers’ Compensation Benefits

If you suffered an injury at work, you may wonder if you qualify for workers’ compensation benefits in California. Whether you suffered a broken bone, repetitive stress injury or a spinal cord injury, Carter Law Center can help you file a claim and maximize your benefits.

Every work injury is different. That is why you need to work with an experienced workers’ compensation attorney to help ensure that you maximize the benefits you deserve. Our workers’ compensation attorney, Justin Carter, spent years working for an insurance defense firm before founding Carter Law Center. With this experience, he has seen both sides of workers’ compensation cases and can help you file a strong claim.

Schedule a free consultation today. Call us at 916-794-4006 or complete our contact form. From our Elk Grove office, Carter Law Center fights for injured workers in the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys. Se habla español.

Understanding The Types Of Workers’ Compensation Injuries

Almost any workplace injury qualifies for workers’ compensation benefits. Qualifying injuries can include occupational illnesses, physical injuries, mental injuries and repetitive stress injuries. However, your injury or illness must be directly related to your job duties to qualify for benefits.

Common workers’ compensation injuries include:

  • Spinal injuries, including neck and back injuries
  • Orthopedic injuries, such as sprains, fractures and strains
  • Psychological injuries, such as depression and anxiety
  • Internal organ injuries, such as lung disease, heart disease, and hearing and vision loss
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Fatalities

An injury is work-related if it happened due to your job duties or work environment and can be the result of an accident or cumulative physical or mental trauma over time. If you have concerns about whether your injury qualifies for workers’ compensation benefits, we can evaluate your claim and answer your questions.

Our California workers’ comp overview provides more information about the workers’ compensation process.

Contact Carter Law Center For A Free Consultation

Call us at 916-794-4006 for a free consultation. You can also reach us by completing our contact form. Carter Law Center is located in Elk Grove, California, and we fight for injured workers throughout the Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys. Se habla español.