According to the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California, the California workers’ compensation insurance system provides insurance coverage to more than 500,000 employers while delivering medical and wage replacement to almost 800,000 injured workers annually. This is a great benefit to the millions of California workers who put their safety and well being on the line at their jobs every day.
If you have been injured while on the job, it is important to make sure you receve proper compensation benefits as well. A work-related injury can leave a lasting impact on your health, finances, and even future employment. Therefore it is important that you promptly file a workers’ compensation claim in order to obtain the assistance rightfully due to you. Reporting your injury immediately can help you limit your chances of experiencing any delays in receiving benefits.
If you wish to obtain more information about your workers’ compensation eligibility, coverage, and benefits, you can turn to one of our Santa Maria workers’ compensation lawyers for assistance. At Berry, Smith & Bartell, a Professional Law Corporation we are extremely well-versed in the nuances of workers’ compensation law. With more than 130 years of combined legal experience, and a legal staff that includes a former workers’ compensation judge, our lawyers are well equipped to handle your case with the highest level of guidance and expertise.