Workers' Compensation Process And Settlements

Every workers' compensation claim is unique, so it is important you are represented by an attorney who is fully equipped to handle your case. The attorneys at Uriarte & Carr, LLP, have significant experience working with clients throughout California facing on-the-job injuries. Both partnering attorneys are certified specialists in workers' compensation law and receive many referrals from past clients and others in the community.

The Workers' Compensation Process: What You Need To Know

After a workplace accident or injury you may file a Workers Compensation claim. The insurance carrier has the right to accept or deny your claim. If your claim is accepted, you are able to start the process of obtaining temporary benefits until your condition has stabilized. Even if your claim is accepted it is important to consult with an attorney to protect your rights. It is a very complex system with many pitfalls.

An experienced attorney can help you avoid these pitfalls. If your claim is denied, then you will need a lawyer immediately to review your claim and walk you through the process of having it accepted.

There are additional steps that can make your case complex, so it is important to have an attorney representing your interests from the very start. Uriarte & Carr, LLP, can step in at any point in your case to review your situation. There is no risk in contacting our firm to schedule an appointment to review your claim and learn more about the legal process.

How Do I Know My Settlement Is Fair?

It's difficult to know whether or not you are getting a fair settlement without having an attorney examine your claim. We vigorously advocate for our clients from the beginning steps of filing a claim and getting workers' comp benefits, to reaching a fair settlement. With Uriarte & Carr, LLP, on your side you can be certain that your best interests are protected.

Our goal is to effectively negotiate a fair workers' compensation settlement in the most efficient way possible. However, if a fair settlement cannot be reached we are fully ready to advocate for your interests in court. Our lawyers have significant litigation experience and are known for their skills in the courtroom.

Contact The Team At Uriarte & Carr, LLP

Please contact us at 510-899-9095 or 866-429-3323 to schedule an appointment with our team. Alternatively, you can contact the firm online by completing a short form. Our firm is located in Oakland and we handle cases throughout all surrounding California areas. Hablamos español.