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Workers’ Comp For Side Effects Of Job-Related Injuries

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 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.
Call our office in Van Nuys today for a free consultation. We serve clients throughout Greater Los Angeles.

What Type Of Additional Injury Did You Suffer?

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:

  • Carpal tunnel in one hand that leads to overuse syndrome in the other
  • Nerve damage as a complication of surgery for a workplace injury
  • A fall down the stairs when a work-damaged knee buckles
  • A neck injury in a car crash en route to physical therapy for a work injury
  • An addiction to painkillers stemming from a work-induced back injury
  • Clinical depression resulting from a shoulder injury that won’t heal

How We Can Fight For Your Rights

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.

Get A Trusted Law Firm On Your Side

Our attorneys will advocate for you throughout the claims and appeals process. Call 818-812-5639 or 800-747-3447, or contact us online.

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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.