Santa Ana Catastrophic Injury Attorneys
Severely Injured at Work? Contact Ufkes & Bright at (714) 500-8661
A catastrophic injury according to the Labor Code is defined as a severe injury that is expected to leave an individual incapacitated for a protracted period of time and cause financial hardship. These types of injuries are common for workers in the construction industry, transportation industry, manufacturing industries, and those who regularly deal with toxic chemicals and dangerous machinery, such as in construction accidents. Public safety officials such as police officers, firefighters, and other employees are also prone to such injuries due to the nature of their occupations.
Examples of Catastrophic Injuries:
- Severe burns
- Spinal injuries
- Brain injuries
- Crush injuries
- Amputations/lost limbs
If you have suffered a serious injury at work either from a specific incident or through continuous trauma, learn more about pursuing workers' compensation benefits with the help of our Santa Ana workers' comp attorneys at Ufkes & Bright. We are dedicated to assisting injured workers and providing them with personalized legal guidance.
Benefits Available for Seriously Injured Workers
Catastrophic injuries can be complex because they affect an individual in so many ways - financially, physically, and emotionally. It is important that you are able to receive the appropriate care and treatment that you need.
Workers' compensation benefits for catastrophically injured workers can include:
- Medical care and treatment
- Disability benefits
- Handicap accessible equipment and accommodations for your home
- Home care or nursing care
- Rehabilitation costs
Begin by talking to our Santa Ana workers' compensation lawyers at Ufkes & Bright. We can discuss your situation and explain how we can help you move forward with filing a claim.
Catastrophic Injuries Blog
Looking for additional information about filing workers' compensation claims for serious injuries? You can visit our Workers' Compensation blog to see some of our latest posts:
- What Are Vocational Rehabilitation Benefits?
- Traumatic Brain Injuries a Problem in Many Occupations
- What You Need to Know Before Settling Your Claim
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