The aftermath of a work accident can be confusing and stressful. You may feel overwhelmed, and you might not be certain what you should do next. The steps you take in the moments, days and weeks after an accident can have a direct impact on your recovery and your ability to secure all of the benefits and compensation to which you are entitled. This makes it critical that you know how to protect yourself during this process.
The workers’ compensation attorneys at Law Offices of David Lowe, help California employees navigate the claims process, starting with reporting the accident and completing initial paperwork. We have decades of experience fighting for justice on behalf of the injured, and we are fully committed to protecting your rights and getting you the compensation you deserve.
Injured At Work? What Happens Next Matters.
What you do after an accident can directly impact a potential workers’ compensation claim. In the immediate moments after an accident in the workplace, you may need to take the following steps:
- Seek emergency medical care
- Report the accident to your employer Complete any necessary paperwork for your workers’ compensation claim
- Choosing your treating physician through the network of the insurance company
Our San Mateo legal team will help you understand how to move forward, including getting additional medical care you need, gathering documentation for your claim and more. After a few days of missed work, your lawyer will help you apply for total temporary disability or partial temporary disability. We work to maximize your benefits and secure every type of benefit and support that could be available to you.
Missing important steps after a work accident can mean a denied claim and money lost. When you have our team by your side, we will guide you through the entire process, making sure you get the compensation you deserve. We have decades of experience helping San Mateo workers like you deal with complications related to work accidents and the workers’ compensation process.
If you would like to learn more about what to do or how to protect your interests after a work accident, we can help. We offer free initial case evaluations for new clients, and you can call 650-347-0132 or email our office to schedule your appointment.