Who can file a Foot and Ankle Injuries claim in Los Angeles?
If you have been injured while working, you may be able to recover benefits tahat are designed to cover your medical costs and associated expenses. Under Workers’ Compensation law in California, employers in the state must provide Workers’ Compensation insurance coverage in order to protect their workers. When an injury happens at work, you then may file a claim for benefits through your employer’s insurance carrier. These benefits can cover expenses for any needed prosthetics, prescription medications, medical appointments, and other necessary treatments.
Are you liable for Foot and Ankle Injuries claim in Los Angeles?
In addition to medical expenses, prescription medications and ongoing treatment costs, it is possible to recover monthly disability benefits payments through Workers’ Compensation if you have been temporarily or permanently disabled by your injury. Our lawyers work closely with our clients through every step of the process. If your application for benefits is disputed, we can litigate the matter for you at the administrative hearing in order to try to secure the recovery of benefits in an amount you deserve.
- An injury that occurs when the ankle rolls, twists or turns in an awkward way.
- This can stretch or tear the tough bands of tissue (ligaments) that help hold the ankle bones together.
- A sprained ankle causes swelling, pain and limited range of motion.
- Many people simply treat a sprained ankle at home with rest, ice and pain relievers.
- Severe sprains may need medical evaluation.
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If you have been injured while working, you may be able to recover benefits that are designed to cover your medical costs and associated expenses.
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People with a more severe ankle sprain — characterized by extreme bruising or swelling and an inability to bear weight on the foot without significant pain, or when there doesn’t seem to be any improvement over the first several days after the injury — should seek medical attention.
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