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Silberman & Lam, LLP

603 N. Court St Visalia , CA , 93291, Visalia, CA 93291
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  • Workplace Injury
  • Temporary Disability
  • Permanent Disability

Business Description

Silberman & Lam LLP offers the help of experienced workers' comp lawyers in Visalia. Its attorneys have more than 90 years of shared experience and advocate for individuals hurt in the line of duty by pursuing appropriate compensation from workers' compensation insurers. In usual cases it fights for medical costs and expenses to be covered, lost wages to be paid out in lieu of, and coverage made for costs associated with temporary or permanent disabilities caused by work accidents.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I file a workers comp claim?

A workers' comp claim is best filed as soon as an injury occurs. In some states, there are time limits, such as one month following an incident.

After an injury, an employee must notify their employer. The employer must then provide access to the necessary forms and offer guidance. Employees must fill out all forms and return them to the employer who then files them with the insurer. Some states have additional requirements, including assessment by a medical provider. Once the paperwork has been filed, the insurance provider issues a ruling. If the ruling is unfavorable, the employee may choose to appeal the decision with the support of an attorney.

How much is workers comp insurance for self-employed people?

Workers' compensation isn't required for self-employed individuals, but those working in dangerous industries, such as construction or manufacturing, may choose to purchase policies. In some cases, employers may request this coverage when hiring a contractor. While costs will vary based on industry and location, most freelancers can expect to pay around $25 to $50 per month.

When does workers comp start paying?

How and when workers' comp starts paying can depend on both the circumstances and the state in which an injury took place. In most areas, benefits related to medical care start paying out immediately, even before a claim is formally processed or accepted. Once a case is approved, injured workers may be entitled to other benefits, including coverage for lost wages.

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