Workers' Compensation Law
Palmdale & Lancaster Workers' Compensation Lawyer
Employers throughout Palmdale, Lancaster and the Antelope Valley are required to carry workers' compensation insurance to cover injuries and accidents that occur at work or are related to the employee's job. There are several laws that will come into play at the time of a work-related injury, related to the injured worker's rights, the types of benefits available, the requirement of the employer to pay a certain amount of medical expenses before a claim is approved or denied, and more. Considering the many issues that may need to be taken into account in regard to your workers' compensation claim, having an attorney at your side can help.
Contacting a workers' compensation lawyer at our law firm is an important first step to take following a work accident or injury in Lancaster or Palmdale. A lawyer can help you understand your legal rights and your options in filing a claim to seek benefits.
Employer and Employee Rights under Workers' Compensation Law
Employees and employers have specific rights under California workers' compensation law:
- Employers have up to 90 days to investigate and then deny or approve a workers' compensation claim.
- Employees have the right to up to $10,000 in medical care paid by their employer while their claim is pending.
- Employees have the right to seek benefits for any work-related injury, regardless of who was at fault.
- Employers are protected from being sued by employees for work-related injuries.
At Pacific Attorney Group, we are committed to protecting the rights of injured workers throughout the Antelope Valley in California, including in Lancaster and Palmdale. Our understanding of workers' compensation law and the rights of our clients is important as it establishes our ability to properly represent our clients' interests in their workers' compensation claims.
Contact a workers' compensation attorney
at our firm for help with your claim.