Workers’ Compensation Process in Hibbard Law Firm and Associates

We are Prepared to Fight for Your Claim

If you need to file a workers’ compensation claim or have received a claim denial, our experienced staff at the Law Offices of Noel Hibbard can show you where to begin. We handle the details while you focus on healing from your injury.

Who Can File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

An injury that occurred while performing duties for your job, or an injury that happened because of your job, qualifies you for filing a claim. These injuries can include both physical and mental ailments.

Types of injuries we have represented for workers’ compensation claims include, but are not limited to:

Agricultural injuries
Back injuries
Wrongful death
Catastrophic injuries
Electronics assembly injuries
Knee and ankle injuries
Neck injuries
Other personal injuries
Repetitive stress or cumulative trauma injuries

Ask our lawyers to guide you through the first steps in filing a claim. Schedule your free consultation at 408.294.9100.

Act Quickly to Avoid Claim Denial

In the event of a work-related injury, contact our workers’ compensation attorneys immediately. We make sure your paperwork gets in on time and is filled out correctly. We show you how to file that claim with your employer and advise you honestly as to whether or not you are likely to receive benefits as a result of your claim.

Most importantly, we work with you to make a detailed record of how the injury happened and the specific parts of your body or mind that have been affected. We value precise record keeping, as it adds strength to your claim.

Know Your Rights & the Responsibilities of Your Employer

After receiving your claim form, your employer must respond promptly. As your experienced San Jose workers’ compensation attorneys, we can advise you as to whether or not you can seek treatment before your employer has approved payment for your claim.

Our clients trust us to aggressively represent their interests through every step of the process. We advocate for you to your insurance companies as well as your employer, if need be. You deserve a compassionate, experienced attorney pursuing your claim on your behalf.