Los Angeles Workers Compensation Lawyers
The Terrell Firm California's workers' compensation attorneys, have over a decade of experience aggressively representing injured workers. With millions of dollars recovered for his clients, his track record proves that attorney Jesse Terrell is dedicated to getting you what you deserve and protecting your workers' rights.
SFV Workers Comp Lawyer
Workplace accidents can include physical injuries due to a one-time accident, repetitive stress injuries such as carpel tunnel or diseases contracted from exposure to toxins. If you have been injured on the job in any way, you may be entitled to compensation. A workplace accident may entitle you to temporary disability payments, job retraining, medical treatments, lost wages (including overtime pay) and permanent disability payments.
LA Workers Comp Lawyer
Serving the areas of Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, San Clarita Valley, San Gabriel Valley, Antelope Valley, Ventura and Orange counties, our attorney has the expertise to ensure the insurance company gives you what you are entitled to. Our job is to serve you and get you the compensation you deserve. Call us today for a free consultation with same day appointments and speak directly to a professional. We will discuss your workers' compensation case and help you in every way we can. The insurance companies have experts working for them; you need an expert fighting for you.
10262 FOOTHILL BLVD
Lakeview Terrace, CA 91040
Although there are many types of work injuries, the California workers compensation system divides injuries into two categories. Work injuries can be specific like slipping on a wet floor, or injuring ones back lifting a heavy object. In the alternative, a work injury can be categorized as a cumulative trauma like disease caused by frequent exposure to chemicals, or repetitive stress injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome. If you are injured at work, the most important thing to do is get the medical treatment you need. Other important steps are notifying your employer and filing a claim for benefits.
Benefits generally include:
payment of medical bills
payment for a portion of lost wages
compensation if your injury is permanent
Benefits are usually paid by the employer's insurance company. Most businesses are required by law to carry workers compensation insurance.
Workers compensation is a no fault system. In other words it does not matter if your negligence on the job resulted in your injury. Neither does it matter if your employer's failure to comply with safety rules resulted in your injury. Your on the job injury is compensable. The workers' compensation system is a trade-off. The trade-off for removing fault from the equation is that you can't sue your employer in a regular civil lawsuit. There are some situations in which you can file a civil lawsuit against a third party. For example, if you were injured on someone else's property or if you were injured by a defective product, you may be able to sue the property owner or the manufacturer.
Insurance companies, like most businesses, are beholden to their shareholders to maximize profit above all else. What this means for you is that the insurance company will take every opportunity to deny you treatment, compensation, or your claim as a whole. To this end, it is in your best interest to hire a competent workers compensation attorney who can navigate the complexities of workers compensation law. A skilled attorney can protect your interest, see that you get all the benefits you are afforded under the law, and prevent the insurance company from shortchanging you.
Attorney Daniel Anaya has focused exclusively in the Workers Compensation Field for nearly 15 years. While other Attorneys practice several different areas of law, Mr. Anaya limits his practice to Workers Compensation only.
Mr. Anaya is always personally involved with his clients from the onset of his discussion with a new client through the close of their case.
Mr. Terrell began his career with the Los Angeles City Attorney's office, where he amassed a flawless record of bench and jury trial verdicts before starting his own practice. As a former prosecutor, Mr. Terrell gained incredible insight into what it takes to litigate a case, and he is not intimidated by the prospect of trial.
Mr. Terrell earned his bachelor's degree at the University of California, Los Angeles, and his juris doctor at Southwestern Law School, where he was awarded twice with the CALI "Excellence for the Future" award, and twice with the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence. In 2011, Mr. Terrell was honored by the Federal Bar Association with the Judge Barry Russell Award for Excellence in Federal Practice.
While in law school, Mr. Terrell clerked with the California Army National Guard Judge Advocate General's Corps where he assisted with the prosecution of several courts-martial.
Mr. Terrell is admitted to practice in the State of California and the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Bar Number: 282847
University of California at Los Angeles
Bachelor of Arts, 2006
Southwestern Law School
Juris Doctor, 2011
* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.