Pacific Workers Comp Law Center - January 2020

Pacific Post January 2020

The Road to Recovery 4 Ways to Focus on You After an Injury

Navigating a workers’comp case is no easy task, and we’ve helped thousands of clients through the process. You’re injured, so you may not be able to provide for your family, but, despite that, treatments your doctor recommends keep being denied, and you don’t know why. This is why we’re here to help you. As we fight for what you deserve, here are some key ways to weather the storm. treatment and making sure you’re getting the best care possible is essential to your case and well-being and helps build your base for a settlement. Constant denials of treatment can be frustrating, but you need to persevere. Don’t miss appointments, and keep track of any money you spend out of pocket. Be sure to see any QME/ AME that needs to evaluate your health. Keep your mental health in mind as well. Take time for yourself and do what you love. Spend time with family and friends. Taking care of yourself requires so much more than medical care. Focus on Treatment Your health is invaluable, and continuing Practice Patience Compensation cases have a tendency to be bureaucratic nightmares that drag on and on. To maintain your sanity, set realistic expectations; depending on the complexity of the situation, cases can take two years or more to settle. When insurance companies try to settle, it takes time to get the right one that’s reasonable. Stay Positive Though workers’compensation cases are frustrating and long, there is a light at the end of

the tunnel: your settlement. The case will end in due time, and you’ll be fairly compensated, and after it’s all over, you’ll be able to move forward and look at what else life has in store. Stick with the process, don’t give up, and remember you will get there eventually. Seek Support There is an assortment of government and nonprofit resources available to help you through this difficult time. If you cannot work or receive a form of wage replacement, services like EDD, Keep Your Home California, and SSDI can help until your settlement is reached. Be sure to talk with your loved ones about what is going on. You’re not alone, so look to others handling compensation issues. The system gives everyone the same runaround, whether you’re a warehouse worker or a professional athlete. “The case will end in due time, and you’ll be fairly compensated, and after it’s all over, you’ll be able to move forward and look to what else life has in store.” If you’re unsure where to start, a workers’ compensation law firm like us can help you understand your needs and how to get you what you deserve. You won’t believe the difference

having proper representation makes. They will listen to your concerns and will connect you with the resources you need to get through your case as well as providing you with skilled lawyers who know their practice inside and out. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your case, don’t hesitate to reach out. Feel free to call us anytime at 510-444-2512 or visit our website at PacificWorkers.com.

– The Lawyers For Injured Workers

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