California workers’ compensation law recognizes that a work injury can have a domino effect. A compensable consequence is a new health problem that results from the original injury, such as complications of a back injury. The injured worker is entitled to the same medical coverage and disability benefits as for a first injury.
The experienced lawyers of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz have helped many clients win compensable consequence claims. All of the firm’s partners are board-certified specialists* in workers’ compensation who can knowledgeably address these complex cases.
Complications and side effects are covered by workers’ comp.
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Our experienced workers compensation attorneys have handled a wide range of compensable consequence claims, from physical ailments to psychiatric conditions. In many cases, the consequence is more disabling than the initial injury. Examples of compensable consequences might include:
Compensable consequence claims are routinely denied by employers and their workers’ comp insurers. Our trial lawyers are skilled at demonstrating the causal connection between the original work-related injury or illness and the secondary disabilities you are now dealing with.
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*Certified by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization as specialists in workers’ compensation law
Any person who makes or causes to be made knowingly false or fraudulent material statements or material representation for the purpose of obtaining or denying workers’ compensation benefits or payment is guilty of a felony. Toda aquella persona que sablendo tapa o causa que se produzca cual quier falsas o fraudulentas alegaciones o representación de trabajadores es culpable de un crimen mayor.