Delayed Workers' Comp Claim

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San Diego Workers' Comp Attorney

Our best San Diego Workers’ Comp Attorneys are here for you from the initial application to the final appeal of a delayed workers’ compensation claim. Consider that a work-related injury has rendered you temporarily or permanently disabled. In such a case, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation and medical expenses, prescription drugs, and ongoing treatment costs, as well as monthly disability benefits. As best workers’ compensation attorneys, we ensure that insurance companies follow the rules and do not take advantage of you.

Our expert work injury attorneys collaborate closely with clients throughout the entire process. If your application for benefits has been delayed, we can represent you at an administrative hearing to collect the funds you are owed.

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Most Trusted San Diego Workers' Comp Attorney

If you have questions about your rights or medical situation, our skilled San Diego Workers’ Comp Attorneys can help. The most important thing you can do is to receive the necessary medical care.

The next step is to consult with a legal expert who has assisted injured workers in obtaining assistance and benefits. The following factors may cause a delay in the processing of your claim:

  • The doctor made an incorrect diagnosis.
  • A previous injury or condition caused the injury.
  • The accident occurred away from the workplace.
  • There is insufficient evidence that working conditions caused injury or illness.
  • A physician determined that the work-related injury was not disabling.

The employee was slow to report the injury and file a claim.

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Why should you choose us?

Highest Rated Delayed Workers' Compensation Lawyer

If your claim has been delayed, call us for a free, no-obligation consultation regarding your injury case.

At the Law Offices of Hollingsworth & Hollingsworth, we believe in taking a personal approach by educating you about your case, what you can do to improve your condition, and being sensitive to your needs.

When you report a work-related injury, our best work injury attorneys investigate the benefits provided by your employer’s insurance provider to identify the best doctor in your medical provider network to treat you or a family member. Our goal is to assist you in accurately documenting your workplace injury so that, after a licensed medical professional has evaluated them, the facts are crystal clear. Don’t forget to inform your doctors about your work-related injuries, including any pain and suffering you’ve endured as a result, so that they can document your issues for our records.

Areas We Serve

Count on us to be there with you, any time.

Our Offices take pleasure in personalizing legal solutions to meet the unique needs of each of our customers. In addition, where required, we fight for your rights by standing up to those who wrong you. We will always try to secure the best possible result for our clients, whether the matter is settled out of court or decided by a jury verdict.

Areas We Serve

Count on us to be there, any time.

We take pleasure in personalizing legal solutions to meet the unique needs of each of our customers. In addition, where required, we fight for your rights by standing up to those who wrong you. We will always try to secure the best possible result for our clients, whether the matter is settled out of court or decided by a jury verdict.

FAQs

Your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier will investigate your claim and determine your eligibility for Workers’ Compensation Benefits. You are permitted to file a claim with the Division of Workers’ Compensation if you disagree with their determination. This can be accomplished by filing either a request for an informal hearing or a formal claim petition.

A minor who suffers a disability due to an injury or illness sustained on the job is entitled to the same benefits as any other employee. If the minor was employed in violation of child labor laws, however, benefits for temporary disability, permanent disability, and death are doubled.

Employees are strongly encouraged to report work-related accidents to their manager or supervisor. Early reporting aids the University in identifying and addressing safety hazards, determining an employee’s eligibility for Workers’ Compensation (WC) benefits, and expediting benefits delivery. If the employee requires treatment at a later date, early reporting eliminates the question of causation arising from the employee’s delayed reporting.

No, the law prohibits discriminating against an employee or terminating their employment because they have sustained a work-related injury or illness and filed a workers’ compensation claim.

Yes, you must present the medical documentation to your supervisor or department while returning to work after an injury.

Practice Areas
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Workers'
Compensation

It pays medical bills, lost wages, and rehabilitation costs to injured employees

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Motorcycle
Accident

All losses including medical expenses will be added to our formal complaint.

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Pedestrian
Accident

You should seek skilled legal representation if you were hit on the road.

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Premises
Liability

Injured people who are hurt on someone else’s property are covered.

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Catastrophic
Accident

Contact our attorneys if you have suffered catastrophic accident.

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Construction
Accident

Employees who are injured of their construction work are covered.

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Hearing
Loss

If you have suffered a work related hearing loss, or are injured, we can to help

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Bicycle
Accident

We can provide you with a better understanding of your legal situation.

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What our clients say about us?
Wilbert Ross
Wilbert Ross
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I had a great experience with Hollingsworth Law Group. They answered any and all questions when I called. They did a wonderful job throughout the process of my case. I wholly recommend them. Pat did a great job. He is a great person to deal with. I recommend their firm to everybody.
John C.
John C.
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Patrick handled my case very well, we received more that expected in the settlement and I really had very little to do. A few trip to the doctors office and I was done. I would definitely recommend Patrick to anyone pursuing a workers’ compensation or personal injury claim.
Ernie D.
Ernie D.
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I would like the public to know Patrick Hollingsworth is a very fine lawyer he’s not one to leave you hanging. He answers your phone calls immediately. I had a very weak case and Patrick got me back more money than I ever thought possible. You should hire them to help you.
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