Accidents happen frequently at work. It can be a broken arm as a result of a fall off a ladder, or a back injury as a result of lifting heavy boxes. Because of this, worker compensation attorneys come in handy for various reasons.
A workers’ compensation attorneys like Hanning & Sacchetto in Whittier assists workers who are injured on the course of their jobs recover compensation for their injuries. These include lost wages and medical bills. Workers’ compensation laws allow employees who get injured on the job to receive some number of benefits, and this depends on the injury.
The benefits might include:
Permanent total or partial disability benefits
Temporary partial disability benefits
Wage reimbursement benefits
Vocational rehabilitation benefits
The effect of majority of compensation laws is to make the employer to be strictly liable to a worker for injuries got in the course of employment, and without regard to the negligence of the employee or employer. To qualify for a valid claim, that injury should arise in the course plus scope of employment, and an employee-employer relationship also must exist.
Hanning & Sacchetto are going to perform several duties including gathering medical evidence plus records, performing legal research, conducting discovery, drafting pleadings and finding facts,briefs, motions plus other legal documents among others.