The last thing that any worker expects to happen is that they will sustain an injury on the job. However, accidents do occur quite regularly in and around the Los Angeles area. No industry is immune to injury risks for their workers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were approximately 2.8 million total non-fatal workplace injuries or illnesses reported during the latest year of data available. Some of the most common injuries that the attorneys at Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz help victims with include:
Our Los Angeles workers’ compensation team also has extensive experience helping workers who have sustained various repetitive stress injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome. Other repetitive stress injuries include those to the hands, back, knees, and neck. We also recognize that not all workplace injuries are traumatic. Many are internal illnesses caused by job-related stressors. That is why we take workplace injury cases related to fibromyalgia, heart-related stress claims, and other physiological illnesses.
Our Los Angeles workers compensation attorneys understand that workers are often denied benefits for valid claims. Our goal is to investigate our clients’ work injury incidents in order to secure maximum compensation for their injuries. We regularly help clients recover the following:
*The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged this country, and has raised many questions regarding workers’ compensation in Los Angeles. At Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz, we are aware of the evolving laws and regulations regarding California workers’ representation claims and the coronavirus, and we are ready to help ensure you get the coverage you deserve.
Social Security Disability (SSD) is designed to provide monthly income to those who sustain an injury severe enough to keep them from working for 12 or more months. Anyone with a qualifying physical or mental impairment should be able to receive SSD benefits. Unfortunately, the vast majority of those seeking SSD benefits are turned down after their initial application. However, there is an appeals process for SSD, and the team at Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz is ready to help.
Our Los Angeles Social Security Disability benefits attorneys have helped hundreds of clients across Southern California received their rightful SSD benefits. We have extensive experience helping those with all types of physical and mental disability claims, including the following:
Our lawyers are familiar with the medical jargon and technical criteria necessary to obtain benefits for these claims. We assist clients in every stage of their claim in the appeals process, including resubmitting claims to the SSA for reconsideration, preparing cases to be heard in front of an administrative law judge, and appealing cases to the Appeals Council.