Workers Compensation Claims
Plumtree & Associates is a leading California construction law firm with unique experience representing California contractor employers in connection with all aspects of their business, including workers compensation claims.
Our firm defends construction businesses and employers in all areas of workers compensation law including but not limited to the following areas:
- Serious and Willful Misconduct Claims
- Uninsured Workers Compensation Defense
- Labor Code Violations Under Section 132a
- Claims Against Self-Insured Construction Contractors
Serious and willful claims are not covered by workers compensation insurance. A construction contractor employer needs immediate representation to limit its liability.
Serious and Willful claims are codified in Labor Code § 4553, which states an employer that is found to have caused an employee’s injury by its “serious and willful misconduct” will be required to compensate the employee in full for the employee’s injuries, plus a penalty of one-half of the total amount of compensation to which the employee is entitled. This includes all temporary and permanent disability, medical and vocational rehabilitation benefits.
Unlike other law firms, Plumtree & Associates is in a unique position to evaluate and defend construction contractor employers that need a defense against serious and willful claims.
Plumtree & Associates understands the construction industry, the everyday workings of a construction business and the unique issues that only a construction contractor employer faces when confronted with workers compensation claims.
We Have Three Convenient Locations
Garden Grove, CA
7111 Garden Grove Blvd,
Garden Grove, CA 92841
San Luis Obispo, CA
4251 S. Higuera Street,
#800, Suite J
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
42933 Madio Street,
Indio, CA 92201
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