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
- Amputations or loss of limbs
- Crush injuries
- Severe burns
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
- 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.