Workers’ Compensation Lawyer in the Conejo Valley
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Under the California's Workers Compensation Act, you may be entitled
to monetary compensation and to medical treatment if you have been injured
“Work related injuries” does not only mean injuries that occurred
at your workplace or your office building. It some cases, “work
related injuries” can be slip/falls, motor vehicle accidents, chronic
conditions that were caused by your work duties and/or work environment,
injuries suffered while at a job site or on your way to a different work
To make sure you are preserving your rights to benefits, you should:
Immediately report the injury to your manager, supervisor or superior. Once reported, your employer,
manager, supervisor, or superior should provide you with a DWC-1 form
to report your injury in writing.
Demand and obtain copies of anything and everything that you fill out or complete related to you
reporting a work related injury.
Obtain medical treatment. Do not wait for your employer to provide medical treatment to you. Do
not listen to your employer if it tells you that you cannot obtain medical
treatment. If you need medical treatment, go seek medical treatment for
Inform the treatment provider of your injury being related to work. Tell the doctor or treatment provider how the injury occurred or how you
think it occurred and that you were working when the injury occurred.
Often time your initial report of the injury to a treatment provider can
have an impact on your case and your rights.
Call an attorney to discuss your injury and to discuss your rights. Remember that the workers’
compensation insurance company’s client is the employer, not you,
Call our offices at (888) 676-0125 to schedule a
free initial consultation to go over the claims process.