We at the Best Workers Comp Lawyer at Riverside, are a dedicated team working towards getting you the injured worker the employee benefits you are entitled, and protecting your rights. The BestWorkersCompLawyer is highly regarded for all the comprehensive experience and expertise he has in a wide variety of issues that are related to the representation of injured workers..
The Law Offices of Dr. Peter M. Schaeffer, offers legal advice to the injured workers, which includes work-related injuries that may be minor or catastrophic.. According to the law of California, every employer must have worker’s compensation insurance for their employees.
We make sure that the injured employees learn about their rights and gets all the benefits and medical treatment they are entitled to under the current rules in effect.
Getting hurt at work is always a stressful experience but there is no reason to go through the fight with the insurance company and doctors all by yourself. We never take any money from you for the work we do, we get paid for success at the end of the case so it makes no sense to wait till the end of the case to get a lawyer, hire one sooner rather then later so you don’t mess up your case and hope the lawyer will straighten it out. .
At The Law Offices of Dr. Peter M. Schaeffer our motto is “We will fight to get you the treatment you need …and the Money you deserve “. .. and to this end we fight like hell for you the injured worker Every Day !! At our office we are very prompt in responding to our clients emails and phone calls. It will never be said that you never speak to your lawyer or my lawyer never calls me back. Generally we respond to all email the same day or at the latest 24 hours.
If you are hurt while you are at work or while working somewhere that is associated with your job duties and on the clock, then, the employee has every right to file a Worker’s Compensation claim after he notifies the employer of the injury. Remember .. Time is critical.. don’t wait to report your injury. If for some reason you wait to report the injury and get terminated in the meantime your injury may be barred by the insurance company as a Post Termination claim.
The insurance company generally has up to 90 days to accept or deny the claim. They use this period to conduct an investigation into the claimed injury and speak to any witnesses etc. REMEMBER…your negligence or stupidity in causing the injury does not stop the claim!!
Once the claim is accepted you may be entitled to some or all of the following benefits…
Temporary Disability, Medical treatment, Permanent disability, Future medical treatment and possibly job retraining if you can not return to your prior employment.
If you or someone you know has a work injury that they are dealing with by themselves or with another attorney that is not being responsive to their needs .. This is a Wake Up Call to Contact
The BestWorkersCompLawyer at riverside for a free case analysis with the attorney himself. You have help and it is only a phone call away. Call 951-275-0111
Schedule a FREE CONSULTATION today! To know more about the benefits that you can avail in case you are injured.
If the Primary treating doctor feels you are too injured to work he will say you are temporarily totally disabled and Workers Compensation Insurance will pay you 2/3 of your average weekly wage tax free.
If your doctor lists you as Temporary Partial disabled, he will list work restrictions that if your employer can accommodate you will be returned to work. If your employer chooses not to accommodate those work restrictions then you are paid as if you were Temporarily Totally disabled.
The monetary value of your injury is directly related to the level of impairment which is converted to its money equivalent adjusting for your age and occupation at the time of the injury.. When you are declared permanent and stationary your doctor will issue the report with your need for future medical treatment and amount of disability percentage.
WCAB or Worker Compensation Appeal Board exercises all the judicial matters that are vested under the labor code in a very reasonable and sound manner. As well as it provides guidance and leadership to the worker’s compensation community through the opinions on cases and rules, and regulations.
The Law Offices of Dr. Peter M. Schaeffer is arguably the best workers comp lawyer who helps injured workers in The State of California and the Riverside and San Bernardino counties, which includes the neighboring communities of Riverside, Perris, Sun City, Corona, Hemet, Temecula, Moreno Valley, San Bernardino, Victor Valley, Beaumont, Banning, Yucca Valley, Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Indio Brawley. Our office locations are conveniently placed in the cities of Riverside (main office) and Temecula. If you are hospitalized or too disabled to come to us we will come to you.