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Returning to Work After an Injury

Safeguarding Your Rights When Returning to Work After an Injury

Orange County workers’ compensation lawyers on your side

If you have been injured while on the job, returning to work may not be a simple process for you. Many California employees face difficult decisions after recovering from a workplace injury, and Tous Law Group is available to help you find the answers. We understand that it is frustrating to have your employer, doctors, insurance adjusters and other parties telling you when and how you can return to work. Don’t face this frustration alone. Let us be by your side, helping you each step of the way.

Returning to work after an injury

After you have recovered from a workplace injury and you are ready to return to work, many questions can arise, such as:

  • Can you work if you have restrictions?
  • What if you disagree with the doctor’s recommendation about returning to work?
  • What if your employer offers you a modified job or alternative job?
  • What if your employer does not offer you a job?
  • What happens if your doctor says you cannot ever return to the same job?
  • What if you experience retaliation from your employer for filing a workers’ comp claim?

The lawyers at Tous Law Group can answer these and all of your other questions. We have helped hundreds of work injury victims just like you. Whatever issue you face, we can provide the advice and guidance you need.

Vocational rehabilitation

Vocational rehabilitation is the term used for a process developed to assist injured workers with returning to their former job or other form of employment. The rehabilitation may require several different healthcare professionals to assist with physical, psychological or other impairments. Vocational rehabilitation can deal with all types of injuries and disabilities. Some of the services you may be entitled to receive include:

  • Counseling
  • Training
  • Mobility aids
  • Job search assistance
  • Résumé services
  • Interview coaching
  • Education and tuition payments for retraining

Payment for these services may be made by your employer, the workers’ compensation insurer, the State of California or a combination of these three sources as part of your workers’ compensation benefits. Let an attorney at Tous Law Group review your individual circumstances and help you obtain the rehabilitative services you need.

Call Orange County attorneys for help with issues related to going back to work after an injury

If you face issues related to returning to work after a job-site injury, contact Tous Law Group  at 714-602-4473 or via our website to schedule a free initial consultation. We proudly serve Orange County with office locations in Costa Mesa, CA, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Corona. All cases are handled on a contingency fee basis.