Suffering an on-the-job injury can be not only extremely painful, but also highly stressful. If an injury has left you with considerable medical bills and a long period of recovery, during which you will be unable to earn a living, you may be concerned about how you will meet your living expenses and provide for your family. Fortunately, you have rights under our state's workers' compensation laws, and you can find help obtaining the benefits you deserve by coming to Berry, Smith & Bartell, a Professional Law Corporation.
Whatever type of injury you sustained, you may have a right to receive benefits, provided the injury occurred as a result of performing your job duties. This includes injuries resulting from a single incident, as well as repetitive strain injuries and occupational diseases. Your employer is legally prohibited from firing you or otherwise retaliating against you for filing a claim.
If you are a worker who has been injured on-the-job, it is advisable to seek legal guidance to get the maximum allowable workers' compensation benefits.
It can be extremely difficult to obtain your deserved benefits without the help of a knowledgeable Bakersfield workers' compensation attorney. Therefore, it is paramount that you contact Berry, Smith & Bartell, a Professional Law Corporation as soon as possible.
Additionally have a right to receive a supplemental job displacement benefits voucher, which can be used for additional education to help you find new employment. But unless you retain a workers' compensation attorney to represent you in the claims process, you may not receive all of the benefits to which you are entitled. Our team has over 130 years of combined experience, and we are committed to helping injured workers receive the full benefits they deserve.