When it comes to getting the medical care you require after a work injury, increasing your knowledge is wise. Navigating through your complex workers’ compensation claim can be tricky! Especially, when deadlines are critical to your physical and financial wellbeing. However, you don’t have to do it alone. An experienced advocate can help you learn more and guide you in the right direction.
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It’s not uncommon for workers to suffer intracranial hematomas during an on-the-job accident. Knowing how they occur can help you avoid them. Then, navigating through your complex workers’ compensation claim can be tricky! Especially, when deadlines are critical to your physical and financial wellbeing. However, you don’t have to do it alone. An experienced advocate can help you learn more and guide you in the right direction.
Workplace spinal cord injuries can happen in many different ways — and they can have varying levels of medical consequences. Such injuries often require hospitalization, surgery and rehabilitative care. You will also likely need an extended leave of absence. Which means you need disability pay until you can return to work. Before you try to negotiate a settlement for your injury, you need to think about what it will cost.
If you are poisoned while on the job, it could lead to serious illness and injury, even if you get out and get medical help. Be sure you know what rights you have to workers’ comp after such an event, especially if your medical bills are high and you can’t return to work right away. Talking to an experience attorney can help you understand your options.
Many types of employment require you to perform a repetitive task continuously throughout the workday. Over time, repetitive motion may result in cumulative trauma or injury. Since these injuries are formed over time, they can lead to chronic pain and other serious complications. Here is what you need to know:
You were hurt on the job, and you’ve been off work for a while. Initially, the doctor you’ve been seeing through your company’s medical provider network (MPN) seemed okay, but now you’re no longer convinced that they have your best interests at heart. So, what are your options?
Many jobs require the use of a ladder. They provide quick access things out of reach. They are cheaper and faster to set up than scaffolding or ropes and harnesses. They can easily be moved between sites and do not take a lot of space to store. However, these convenience factors can come at a cost to safety
The Law Offices of Butts & Johnson has been a fundamental firm in the Bay Area community for over 30 years. As a firm, we are proud to represent the dedicated members of our workforce in their complicated workers' compensation claims. As community members, we...
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Police officers serving San Jose, California residents put their health and safety on the line every day. Law enforcement personnel generally understand these risks before deciding on this career. Just the same, coping with an on-the-job injury isn't easy -- and the...