Many work injuries are minor, with a full recovery expected. Other injuries are far more serious, and complex. Either way, it is advisable to consult with an attorney to learn about your options. The consult is free of charge.
If you believe that your work injury or condition may cause permanent limitations, or worse, the loss of your career time is of the essence. There are strict time limits for filing your California Workers Compensation case. In fact, very valuable workers compensation rights and claims can be lost forever in less than a year.
In addition, you may have rights OUTSIDE the workers’ compensation system, rights that can be lost in less than 6 months.