Denied Workers Compensation Claims

Denied Workers Compensation Claims


Today, I’m going to talk about denied workers compensation claims if your employer has denied your work injury you have the right to appeal that decision Before you file for an appeal you want to ensure you have sufficient evidence to dispute the denial in Order to begin the appeal process you need to file your appeal at your local workers compensation appeals board There are five locations in Los Angeles County with some locations in Orange County the Inland Empire and Ventura County You’re going to need different types of evidence to fight the denied injury Claim The first kind of evidence, you’ll need is your own testimony and your own narrative as to how you sustained a work injury Secondly you’re going to need statements of co-workers family and friends anybody with personal knowledge of you reporting a work injury you Sustaining a work injury and also you’re receiving medical treatment for a work injury Last and most importantly you will need medical reports from doctors that you’ve treated with for this work injury Once you have Gathered all the seven ins. You are now ready to file for your appeal You can file the appeal in the city where your employer is located and you can also file in the city of your residents Once you have selected the appeals board where you want to file your appeal all You need to do is simply show up and ask to speak to an information and assistance officer also known as an I & A officer These officers work for their local workers compensation appeals board and they are there simply to help injured workers With any and all questions and issues they have regarding their work injury The I & A officer will help you file your appeal and they will also help you request a hearing before a workers compensation appeals Board judge at this hearing you will have the opportunity to present all your evidence and Ultimately the judge will decide on whether to grant your appeal or whether to affirm your employer’s denial

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