Permanent Total Disability

Have you recently suffered a catastrophic or life-altering accident while on that job in Los Angeles? Were you rendered permanently disabled as a result of said incident? Are you presently struggling financially and unable to receive the benefits you deserve? Then it may be time to seek legal aid through the Kenton Koszdin Law Office. As dedicated worker’s compensation advocates, we have helped many permanently disable individuals prove their case and obtain the funds they deserve for their accident. Our team has years of experience and will use every available resource to accurately and effectively defend your claim. Contact us today and schedule a free consultation to discuss your case options – in the comfort of your own home.

The number to call is (818) 901-9999.

Remember – time is of the essence when it comes to compensation claims. In the case of permanent total disability, your employer and their insurance company may attempt to avoid paying the maximum amount available. In many instances, said companies will attempt to prove that you are not completely disabled and that you don’t deserve the full compensation. But the sooner you are able to discuss your case with use and begin building your defense, the sooner we will be able to challenge these erroneous claims. In addition, worker’s compensation has become increasingly complicated in recent decades. To successfully file, you need clear and dedicated representation to back you up at every step.

Give Kenton Koszdin Law Office a call today and get the help you need before time runs out.

What Kind of Injuries Result in Permanent Total Disability

Permanent disability usually is the result of a catastrophic accident occurring at the job site. The injuries sustained are usually on the border of life threatening, leaving the victim hospitalized for a considerable amount of time. Over the years we have encountered a wide variety of tragedies, all of which were eligible for compensation in one form or another. Examples of such accidents include:

  • Toxic spills
  • Gas or chemical explosions
  • Construction and heavy machinery accidents
  • Manufacturing accidents involving complex machinery
  • Accidents occurring while operating a motor vehicle
  • Exposure to significant amounts of electricity, flame or steam

What Kind of Compensation Can I Expect in Los Angeles?

Generally speaking, worker’s compensation benefits depend entirely on your weekly wage and what your income was at the time of the accident. This amount is calculated along current cost of living standards, as well as other social programs in which you maybe entitled. Some additional elements factored into your total often include:

  • Emergency medical transportation
  • Doctor’s fees and hospital arrangements
  • Long-term medical care and therapeutic services
  • Pharmaceutical reimbursement and certain fringe benefits
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