A permanent disability rating establishes the amount of the award and the length of time benefits will be paid. Employees may still be eligible to receive this benefit even after returning to work and these benefits are non-taxable.
For more information, see the “DWC Permanent Disability Fact Sheet” put out by the state of California, then contact Berry, Smith & Bartell, a Professional Law Corporation. A knowledgeable and experienced attorney from our team can assess your injuries to determine if you are eligible for permanent disability benefits.
Employers and their insurance companies do everything they can to avoid paying out the benefits you deserve. If you think you may be eligible for permanent disability benefits, you need to hire a Bakersfield workers' compensation lawyer to help you receive your compensation.
Work-related injuries and the legal proceedings that accompany them can be extremely difficult to understand. The attorneys at our firm have over 130 years of combined experience and they may be able to get you compensation for your disability. We can help you determine if you are eligible for benefits.
If you are permanently disabled as a result of your work-related injury, our attorneys can handle all of the legal aspects of your case, so that you can focus on your health and recovery. We work one-on-one with you so you are confident that we are handling your case according to your wishes.