Practice Areas Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
Chain | Cohn | Clark employs the most well-respected Bakersfield workers’ compensation lawyers in the business. We have represented numerous individuals who have been injured while on the job over the years. Our senior partner James Yoro is the head of the firm’s workers’ compensation practice and is a Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Professional in California. Over the course of his career, James has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his many clients who have been injured on the job. When you need a workers’ compensation lawyer in Bakersfield Chain | Cohn | Clark can help. To contact one of our Bakersfield workers’ compensation lawyers call (661) 616-9829 or visit our office at 1731 Chester Ave., Suite 100 Bakersfield, CA 93301
When an employee sustains a work related injury in Bakersfield, he or she may sustain a variety of injuries, including but not limited to physical injuries resulting from a specific event, hypertension, heart disease, and exposure to toxic chemicals or fumes. California workers’ compensation law is designed to ensure that employers provide coverage for medical care for any injuries an employee suffers while on the job, and in some cases, compensation for future disabilities that have been caused by the incident. If your employer is refusing to adequately accommodate you for injuries you sustained on the job, contact one of our Bakersfield workers’ compensation lawyers immediately. We can examine your case and discuss your options with you to get the compensation that you are owed.
It is very important if you have a work-related injury to immediately inform your employer. Waiting to report an injury or illness can result in a delay or denial of workers’ compensation benefits. After filing an initial claim form, an injured worker has one year from the date of the injury to file an application for adjudication with the Workers’ Compensation and Appeals Board. If you are having difficulty receiving the compensation that you are owed contact one of our Bakersfield workers’ compensation lawyers and we will fight for you to get the compensation you deserve.
If you have sustained an injury while on the job, contact our workers’ compensation attorneys in Bakersfield immediately so that we can help you obtain maximum compensation for your injuries. Moreover, since our firm handles personal injury cases in addition to workers’ compensation claims, if you have been injured due to the fault of both your employer as well as a third party, then you may be entitled to further compensation from the third party. Since we practice in both areas, our Bakersfield workers compensation lawyers are uniquely situated to handle both aspects of your case.
NOTICE: Making a false or fraudulent Workers’ Compensation claim is a felony subject to up to 5 years in a prison or a fine of up to $150,000 or double the values of the fraud, whichever is greater, or by both imprisonment and fine.
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