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Under California law, employers are responsible for paying workers’ compensation to ensure the safety of their employees in the workplace. If you contracted an occupational illness or were injured while working, you may be entitled to compensation. Workers’ compensation cases are complex, but the Law Offices of Delitala is here to safeguard your interests and provide guidance. Attorney D. Sunny Delitala has handled many workers’ compensation cases and can provide claim assistance every step of the way. Take a look at our client testimonials and see why our clients trust us.
What Is the California Workers’ Compensation Law?
Under California’s Workers’ Compensation Act, those who are injured on the job may be entitled to benefits such as monetary compensation and medical treatment. If a person is deemed an eligible employee with a work-related illness or injury, their employer is responsible for covering a portion of their basic expenses while they are recovering.
Injured workers may be entitled to the following benefits:
- Medical care to aid in injury or illness recovery
- Rehabilitation care
- Temporary disability benefits
- Permanent disability benefits
- Supplemental job displacement benefits
- Death benefits paid to the family of the deceased
Work-related injuries refer to injuries (such as slips, falls, or motor vehicle accidents) that occurred at the workplace or a job site, chronic conditions caused by work duties and/or environment, or injuries sustained on the way to a different location.
Who Pays For Workers' Compensation?
If you are an eligible employee who is faced with work-related injury or illness, your employer is the one responsible for paying your worker's compensation benefits.
In the state of California, the law states that employers must purchase a workers' compensation insurance policy from a licensed insurer. Otherwise, the employer but become self-insured. In both cases, your employer is the one responsible for monetary benefits.
What to Do If You Are Injured at Work
If you experience a work-related injury or illness, the workers’ compensation process can be overwhelming without the right support.
To ensure you are preserving your rights to the workers’ compensation benefits you are owed, you should:
- Report your injury or illness to your manager or supervisor immediately.
- Keep copies of everything that you fill out while reporting your injury or illness.
- Seek and obtain medical treatment right away (do not wait for your employer to provide medical assistance).
- Carefully explain to your doctor how you became injured or ill on the job. Their report can be beneficial to your case.
- Obtain legal representation to safeguard your rights and fight for the full and fair compensation you deserve.
Schedule Your Free Consultation Today
Choosing the right firm to handle your case is an important decision. You deserve to have an honest legal advocate that can provide personal assistance and guidance when the employer or insurer turns a blind eye to the severity of your accident, injury, or illness.
The Law Offices of Delitala is here to stand by your side and give weight to your case. Contact our Ventura County workers’ compensation lawyer. We have a proven record of success and handling our clients’ most sensitive, complex, and reputation-threatening disputes.
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Thank you for everything that you and your team did for me
“Mrs. Delitala was great in representing me with my case. Thank you for everything that you and your team did for me. I highly recommend her as she will fight to get you what you deserve.”
Words can't describe how grateful I am to Sunny and her team
“Sunny and her team were absolutely wonderful! Do NOT hesitate to reach her law office! I was really worried and stressed out before I spoke with Sunny about my worker's comp, let me tell you, those worries immediately dissipated. I never felt let down, I felt heard, and I had improved care through her and her team effort. Words can't describe how grateful I am to her and her team. They changed my life, for the better. Thank you again so much Sunny!”
Thank you Sunny for what you have done for me and my family
“So, this lawyer right here is amazing as other reviewers stated she is a SHARK! She is fearless, smart, always knows what to say, responsive, honest, loyal, and on your side! She will guide you through everything! As long as you meet her halfway through this and LISTEN, you will win! I’m very happy with my outcome she was with me every step of the way, and answered all my questions even if I repeated myself she would even answer in a different way with the same answer. Even her staff was amazing and all nice respectful and explained things. I’m actually sad we are parting ways because my case has come to a close, but I will always think of this amazingly awesome team. I’m telling you as just a client of this law firm, do not hesitate to have her represent you for your WC claim, she’s fast and efficient and has excellent communication, and experience and will get the job done and leave with a big smile, she has changed me and my two children’s lives and not just someone to rush or neglect you like some other lawyers that will leave you confused and just worried …. I was well taken care of and treated like family like I was very comfortable … thank you Sunny for what you have done for me and my family getting me justice and not letting me get taken advantage of. She is amazing and if I ever had another accident I would definitely use her again! I wish she could be my personal lawyer and this is from the heart and my honest opinion, and thoughts. P.S. ( She is a workers comp personal injury lawyer ) and like she states she doesn’t beat around the bush she is firm and direct (: & please know and have your information ready she is a busy woman again Thank you! Thank You Sunny & your Team!”
Sunny is very professional and kind
“Sunny is very professional and kind. She heard my case and gave me honest feedback. Don't be afraid to call and see if your case has promise. If she cannot represent you, she will refer you to a trustworthy attorney who can. Thanks, Sunny!”
Very professional and kept me informed throughout the case
“The Law Offices of Delitala fought for me for 3 years. Very professional and kept me informed throughout the case. I would definitely recommend.”
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