Who can file a Head & Brain Injuries claim in Los Angeles?
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. 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.
Those suffering from spinal cord injuries or brain injuries often suffer significant physical damage, including concussions, dizziness, loss of balance, difficulty concentrating, fatigue, seizures, chronic pain, chronic headaches that include migraines and even brain damage. Permanent damage may include loss of memory, loss of bodily functions, loss of verbal functions, and even paralysis.
Are you liable for Head & Brain Injuries 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.
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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.
Frequently Asked Questions
A concussion should always be properly and promptly diagnosed by a medical professional. If you hit your head at work and feel any symptoms whatsoever, you should tell your employer and go to the emergency room. Doctors can use different tests to determine whether you have an MTBI and prescribe a course of treatment.
In most cases, concussion recovery takes about 7 to 10 days . However, if you don’t get enough rest or follow your doctor’s recommendations, recovery may take a bit longer. Learn more about how long concussions last. In addition, some people develop a condition called post-concussion syndrome.
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