Denied Workers Compensation Claims

The Truth About Denied Claims

If you were injured on the job, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Period. However, insurance companies will make it very hard for you to get the benefits you need and deserve.

The Law Offices of Thomas M. DeBenedetto represents clients in San Diego County during the workers’ compensation claims and appeals processes. If your work injury claim has been denied, talk to a workers’ compensation attorney to learn about your legal options. We are happy to answer your questions during a free consultation.
When you receive notification that your claim has been denied, you may think that your chances of receiving workers’ compensation benefits are slim. However, it is important to know that the majority of initial workers’ comp claims are denied.

Workers’ compensation insurance companies are businesses intent on making a profit. They routinely deny legitimate claims and minimize awards for people suffering from serious injuries. If your claim has been denied, you’re not alone.

Denied Claim? Here Are Your Next Steps.

Workers’ comp claims are routinely denied due to a lack of documentation, missed application deadlines, and a variety of other reasons. The insurance company may argue that the injury is not work-related or that the claimant had a pre-existing condition.

If you have received notification of a fully or partially denied claim, talk to an attorney from our law firm. In a free consultation, we can help you determine your options for pursuing an appeal. We will evaluate your initial claim and determine how to reposition it, correcting any errors or inconsistencies. We will also represent you during the reconsideration hearing or other required meetings.