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Catastrophic Injury at the Workplace

What is Considered a Catastrophic Injury?

A catastrophic injury is a type of serious injury which often results in permanent or long-term disability or disfigurement. Catastrophic injuries are common for workers in construction, manufacturing, transportation, and industries that deal with toxic chemicals and hazardous machinery on a consistent basis.

The following are common catastrophic injuries:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Amputations or loss of limbs
  • Crush injuries
  • Severe burns
  • Blindness
  • Deafness

If you have suffered a catastrophic injury at work, the Law Offices of Wax & Wax is ready to help you. With more than 100 years of combined experience, our Glendale workers’ comp lawyers have an extensive knowledge of California workers’ compensation law to guide you through the entire legal process and recover the benefits you deserve.

Benefits Available for Workers Suffering from Catastrophic Injuries

Catastrophic injuries are often devastating and life-altering, affecting the victim both physically, emotionally, and financially. Furthermore, the victim’s family members must make a sacrifice in making sure that their loved one receives the appropriate care and treatment at all times.

Workers’ compensation benefits for the workers with catastrophic injuries include:

  • Medical care and treatment
  • Disability benefits
  • Rehabilitation costs
  • Home care or nursing care
  • Handicap accessible equipment and accommodations for your home

Call (818) 946-0608 to Get Started on Your Claim Today

Our Glendale workers’ compensation attorneys will work aggressively to help you recover the full measure of benefits available under the law. While employers, insurance companies, and government agencies will find ways to stall, reduce, or deny payments, we understand what it takes to get the reasonable amount you need.

Contact a Glendale workers' compensation lawyer and request a free consultation today.