San Jose’s Trusted Workers’ Compensation Attorneys
After a work injury, you need a lawyer to provide facts, legal options and aggressive advocacy to defend your right to medical care and other workers’ compensation benefits. At Butts & Johnson, our goal is to help you receive appropriate compensation and medical care that helps your eventual return to work.
If your injury is so severe that you are unable to return to work, we work hard to help you obtain compensation and access to medical treatment for your catastrophic injury.
How To Know If You Are Entitled To Receive Compensation For Your Injury
All types of workplace accident injuries are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits, including:
- Injuries caused by years of repetitive tasks, or due to extensive exposure to hazardous conditions
- Injuries that occur during employment caused by the negligence of a third party
- Injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents in company vehicles that occur during employment
Workers’ compensation claims in California cover many types of work injuries. You may be entitled to a monetary benefit for a partial permanent disability award if you are subject to permanent work restrictions.
Types Of Workers’ Compensation Benefits
Injured workers are entitled to medical care to relieve the effects of a work-related injury, repetitive stress or strain injury. This medical care, covered by workers’ compensation insurance, includes medical, hospital and surgical services; crutches and orthopedic devices; physical therapy; chiropractic treatment; nursing care; prescribed medications; hearing aids; and dental services.
Make Sure You Are Starting Your Injury Claim On The Right Foot
If you have received an injury in the workplace, timing is everything. Report your injury to work as soon as possible, then get an attorney who can help you. If you are not fluent in these cases, you risk minimizing the compensation you deserve for your injuries.
Our contingency fee policy means that you owe no attorney fee unless we win your case. Speak with one of our skilled San Jose workers’ compensation attorneys in a free initial consultation. If you are in the San Jose area, call 408-293-4818 today, or email us to learn how we can help you obtain the benefits you need. Se habla español.