If you reside in the state of California and have a valid workers’ compensation claim you have likely noticed that trying to get the coverage and benefits, that you are entitled to under the law, is nothing short of a challenge. Sometimes an injury can be so severe that home care is necessary and under California’s workers’ compensation system, this should be a covered benefit that you are entitled to.
In California, the workers’ compensation system is designed to offer both monetary compensation and assistance to California employees who are injured on the job. Workers’ compensation insurance is required for every employer to have to protect their employees in the event of an on the job injury.
California employees are eligible to be compensated for the costs of in home care when necessary and when the injury was suffered on the job. Insurance companies will fight these claims because they are trying to keep costs down. You can’t do it alone; you need the help of an experienced Los Angeles home care compensation attorney who knows your rights.
Insurance companies have many tactics to avoid compensating you for what you are entitled to. They will do what they can to avoid the costly payout of in home care. They will have you convinced that you are not eligible for this benefit, which is why you need a Los Angeles home care compensation attorney who isn’t afraid to fight for what is yours and will not stand for your case being undervalued.
In 2012, California reformed the medical review process to ensure that benefits that had been cut prior would be restored. In this change, judges are no longer the final intermediary of disputes over medical treatment and that task has been handed over to anonymous outside doctors, whose decisions are final.