Benefits of Workers' Compensation in Fresno
Our Workers' Compensation Attorneys Can Help You
Claiming benefits for any type of injury does not require you to prove
that your employer's negligence caused your condition, only that it
is the result of performing your job duties. A workers' compensation
settlement is intended to pay for all the medical treatment that will
be necessary to help you achieve the maximum medical improvement, which
is the highest level of recovery possible given the circumstances of the
Are You Entitled to Wage Replacement?
When your claim for benefits is approved, you will be awarded some form
of wage replacement.
- Benefits you could be entitled to include:
Temporary disability is for workers who will eventually be able to return to work, and is divided
into Temporary Partial Disability (TPD) and Temporary Total Disability
(TTD) (depending on whether you are entirely incapacitated during your
Permanent disability can be awarded to you if your doctor's prognosis indicates that you
will never fully recover from your injury (permanent disability is calculated
according to your wages before your injury, the date of the injury, and
the degree to which you are disabled).
Death benefits could be awarded to you if your loved one died as a result of a work accident
or injury (these benefits are computed in proportion to the number of
dependents the decedent has).
Fresno Workers' Compensation Attorneys
Fresno workers' compensation lawyer from Berry, Smith & Bartell, a Professional Law Corporation is ready
to meet with you today to discuss your injury and determine what type
of benefits you can expect to receive. With more than 130 years of combined
experience, we know how stressful this situation may be for you, and we
will stand by you throughout the process.
Contact a Fresno workers' compensation lawyer from our firm today if
you have been injured on the job and want to maximize the benefits you
receive. Call (559) 227-7290 to schedule your
free consultation. Our firm takes cases on a contingency fee basis.