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Workers' Comp for Health Workers in L.A. County

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At Employees’ Legal Advocates, LLP, we have years of experience representing clients in workers’ comp cases. We know each case is different, and will use tailored legal strategies to meet your needs.

If you work in the healthcare industry, you are at high risk for developing a variety of injuries and illnesses. Our Los Angeles workers’ compensation lawyers will answer your questions and help you file the necessary documents in a timely manner.


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We represent health workers in a variety of professions, including:

  • Dentists
  • Physicians
  • Dieticians
  • Public or community health workers
  • Midwives
  • Health educators
  • Therapists
  • In-home caregivers

Whatever your situation, our firm can provide experienced legal assistance. It is important to note that independently contracted healthcare workers may not be eligible for workers’ comp benefits. Our team will analyze your situation and discuss your options for pursuing a settlement.

Types of Injuries Health Workers May Suffer

Health workers must deal with sick, injured, and disabled people on a daily basis. While employers are responsible to provide adequate safety training and equipment, you are still at risk for injuries and diseases.

Injuries that health workers may suffer include, but are not limited to:

  • Broken bones
  • Bruises and lacerations
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Shoulder injuries

Repetitive strain injuries are very common among health workers. You may have to lift heavy patients on a daily basis, or do cooking, cleaning, and other tasks for disabled patients. This could lead to back strain, muscle or ligament sprains, and other repetitive stress injuries. If your work duties cause your injuries, you have the right to file a workers’ compensation claim.

In addition, you may contract a disease from working with sick patients. These include normal colds and flus, as well as more serious viral infections and respiratory diseases. In California, workers’ compensation coverage extends to employees who have suffered occupational illnesses. You may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and other illness-related expenses.

Our Los Angeles Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Are Here to Help

Employees’ Legal Advocates, LLP provides diligent representation to injured health workers. With a thorough and up-to-date knowledge of the California workers’ comp system, our team has guided countless clients to successful outcomes. We know employees in the healthcare industry face unique risks and safety hazards. We will guide you through the legal process and fight on your behalf.


In order to pursue workers’ compensation benefits, it is important to contact our Los Angeles workers’ compensation attorneys today. We offer free consultations to all prospective clients.


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