Bakersfield Workers' Compensation Attorney
Benefit Claims, Denials, Disability, Settlements, Wrongful Termination
As a worker, you have rights under state and federal law. These include being protected from discrimination, wrongful termination, and to be paid fair benefits from workers' compensation if you suffer an injury, illness or condition due to your employment. Employees spend the majority of their waking hours providing services to their employer, and should expect that they will be treated fairly.
Unfortunately, it can be difficult to get the benefits you deserve, and in some cases, valid claims for compensation are disputed by an employer. If you or a loved one has suffered injury at work, it is important that you have legal representation from a Bakersfield workers' compensation attorney from The Law Office of Wm. Todd Berry, APC. With over 70 years of combined legal experience, our firm has the qualifications and credentials that are needed to protect your right to the compensation you deserve.
Get the Help of the Law Office of Wm. Todd Berry, APC
Our firm has successfully assisted the injured and their families throughout the Bakersfield and Fresno areas for years, and has an impressive record in representing the injured in all types of workers' compensation claims. We are very familiar with the
workers' comp process , and the mission of our practice is to protect the
rights of injured workers. You deserve all of the
benefits of workers' compensation you have a right to under the law; but without our help, you could struggle with the process and finally accept benefits or a settlement that is not adequate to allow you to fully recover.
We are also skilled in representing individuals who have developed occupational diseases such as those that result from toxic exposure, including asbestos, gases, insecticides and other farm chemicals. These diseases can have long term effects on the physical health of the worker, and must be compensated for at a level that reflects the degree of injury or physical damage.
The Importance of Hiring a Lawyer for Your Workers' Comp Claim
Some injured workers face a denial of their workers' compensation claim and are dismayed to discover that their employer is disputing their claim. We are exceptionally experienced in handling denied claims. Our legal team includes a retired workers' compensation judge, which allows our firm to handle denied claims with a full understanding of how to navigate the process successfully.
We are committed to fighting for fair workers' compensation benefits, including
temporary disability benefits,
permanent disability benefits and medical treatment . We can provide professional legal counsel for all types of jobsite injuries, including oilfield injuries, construction site injuries, agricultural injuries, dairy farm injuries and injuries caused by defective or poorly maintained equipment. We are experts in handling all types of injury claims, including those involving neck and back injuries, as well as repetitive motion injuries.
We address each case on a personal, individual basis and we are very familiar with the insurance companies' responsibilities . We know what it takes to press them to treat our clients fairly and come through with appropriate benefits and a fair settlement. Our firm also will address other important legal issues for workers, including personal injury claims, discrimination claims, serious and willful claims, wrongful termination claims and others. We serve all of the communities of the Central Valley of California, including Bakersfield, Fresno, Tulare,
Visalia and all surrounding areas.
Contact a Bakersfield workers' comp lawyer
from our firm at once if you or a loved one has been injured at work.