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Workers' Compensation Lawyer In Woodland Hills

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Our Woodland Hills Firm has successfully recovered over $100 million for our clients.
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Workers' Compensation

Our lawyers are Board Certified Workers Compensation Specialists

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We have recovered over 100 million dollars for our clients.

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Check out our legal results to see how we've helped clients in different cases.

Trial Victory For Injury With Repetitive Work Injury

Applicant, a 62-year-old plasterer filed a continuous trauma claim alleging injury to his bilateral knees, spine and bilateral upper extremities. Defendants initially denied this claim. As a result, we were forced to try this claim in front of the WCAB. An offer by defendants was made in the amount of $10,000. Said offer was rejected. Post winning Award Rodich Law was successful in getting the applicant temporary disability benefits for 104 weeks along with authorization for total knee replacement.. This matter was subsequently resolved by way of Compromise and Release in the amount of a $340,000 lump sum payment to the applicant.

100%award For Totally Disabled Worker

Applicant was employed has a housekeeper in a nursing facility during the time of the initial stages of COVID. The applicant, along with other cleaners, were employed to go in and clean the facility using solvents and gloves but no protective masks. Subsequent thereto the applicant contracted long term COVID. She went into a coma and thereafter regained consciousness. The applicant was rushed to the emergency room hospital on numerous occasions and almost lost her life more than three times. The insurance company refused to accept the COVID as being industrial. Rodich Law forced this matter to Trial at which point defendants accepted the applicants claim as being work related. Due to the extent of the applicant's injuries the applicant will never be able to work again Rodich Law obtained a 100% Findings and Award for this injured worker insuring her disability and medical benefits for life. The Award has a value of over $1.2 million dollars.

$460,000 Settlement For Post Surgical Applicant

A 50-year-old driver loader unloader who worked for a food service delivery company sustained an injury to his neck and back as a result of repetitive lifting. The insurance company accepted the claim and paid benefits. We were able to get the applicant authorization for a multi-level fusion with positive results. Rodich Law was concerned about the Applicant's future medical needs and rejected offers for resolution at $95,000 and $110,000. After 9 months of continued litigation and medical worked up an offer of $460,000 was accepted in resolution of the claim.

Future Medical Care Settlement

An Applicant who had a previously resolved claim came back to these offices with a desire to settle the future medical component that was left open in her previous claim. Defendants were willing to discuss resolution but needed a Medicare analysis due to the Applicant's age. The insurance company offered $48,000 to resolve the future medical portion of the claim. When we reviewed Medicare's analysis we determined that many of the body parts involved were not taken into account in valuation. The future medical was eventually resolved for $140,000.

Catastrophic Auto vs Motorcycle Accident

One of our clients was catastrophically injured in an auto vs motorcycles accident. as a result of the accident the applicant lost use of his left arm below his shoulder. Multiple medical procedures later and with additional issues to the workers neck and back and the need for life time medical treatment and care. Our client received an 11 million dollar settlement assuring that he will never have to work another day in his life and that all his medical needs will be taken care of.

Injured Worker

Settlement for an injured worker who lost the use of his arm in an auto accident going home from work. Our client was leaving work to make a delivery for his employer. He, unfortunately, entered into a serious auto accident which resulted in the total loss of use of his arm along with neck, back, and psychiatric injuries. Future medical was going to result in multiple surgeries and possible psych hospitalization. Two years of negotiation netted out client a settlement of $11,000,000.

Payments & Treatment for Life

Our client sustained an injury when he was run over by a car. After receiving considerable medical treatment for several years, our client received a civil settlement of $4.75 million. Traditionally when an injured worker receives a civil settlement, the settlement proceeds are deducted against any award they receive in Workers Compensation. At trial, our office was successful in getting Defendant to waive any credit rights they had. Additionally, we were able to get our client an additional $126,000, payments for the rest of his life, and his future medical care covered for the rest of his life.

Pedestrian Accident Victim

Our client was crushed between a tow truck and a pole. as a result of the injury the applicant was hospitalized for 30 days and developed back, neck, and leg problems. the injured worker also developed a blood problem that required lifetime medicine to manage medical issues which arose from thyroid issues that were aggravated by the worker's injury. The insurance company and our firm were able to resolve the continuing costs of the treatment and medicine for over 3 million dollars assuring the worker's medical needs are taken care of for the rest of their life...our continued dedication to protecting our client's future needs allowed us to reject earlier offers of 1 million dollars and raise the offer to the 3 plus million dollar settlement.

Back Injury

A machine operator represented by Rodich Law injured her back while lifting a box of thread at work. After a long and difficult course of treatment and care, it was ultimately decided she needed surgery. The insurance company refused to authorize the back surgery for our client. Rodich Law forced the insurance company to trial on the issue of back surgery. After convincing a Judge to authorize the back surgery the applicant underwent the surgery the applicant’s case eventually settled for $1.5 Million dollars.

Wage and Hour Suit & Injured Back

The injured worker sustained injury on the job to his low back. Initially Defendant offered $5,000 dollars to resolve the case. The offer was rejected and ultimately Rodich Law won at Trial on the issue of injury. Rodich Law then obtained benefits for the injured worker. In review of the wage statements provided by Defendant, Rodich Law noticed wage and hour violations. Our office was able to assist in procuring a $1.2 million settlement on behalf of the injured worker and all similarly situated employees and a $55,000 dollar of the injured workers low back claim.

Lifetime Benefits - Repetitive Work Injuries

The applicant sustained an injury to his neck and back due to repetitive work. The case was originally denied by the insurance company and employer. After successfully overturning the denial, we were able to obtain multiple back surgeries for the applicant. Defendant made an offer of $150,000.00 which was rejected. After taking the case to trial, we were able to obtain an award of 100% which guaranteed the applicant lifetime benefits. Subsequent to our favorable trial decision, we resolved the future medical component for $1.2 million.

Ankle Injury

Rodich Law represented a laborer who fractured his ankle jumping off the back of a work truck. After surgery where two pins were put in his ankle, he developed a diabetic condition which Rodich Law obtained approval for medical treatment and care. The initial offer to settle this case was $75,000.00. After lengthy negotiations, we were able to get the insurance company to increase the offer to $975,000.00.

Automobile Accident - Personal Injury

Our law firm settled a personal injury claim as a result of an automobile accident occurring in July of 2021. In July of 2021 our client was traveling in Agoura Hills California when his car was struck by a negligent driver. Our client sustained injuries to his spine and neck. After 3-4 months of physical therapy our client eventually had a microdiscectomy surgery to his low back. The insurance company attempted to argue that the accident did not lead to the need for the surgery and offered $50,000 to resolve the claim. After, a year of depositions and discovery they increased their offer to $400,000. Believing the value of the claim was greater than that we continued with aggressive case handling and eventually resolved the claim for $975,000 for our client. A truly great result.

Slip & Fall Injury

The manager at a Mimi's Cafe slipped and fell. Defendants initially made little effort to obtain treatment and attempted to minimize the injured workers' claim. many years of treatment and care later the applicant developed bilateral knee problems and had multiple surgeries including back surgery. we were successful in having the applicant declared totally disabled. the injured worker continued to obtain treatment and care. we were successful in having the insurance company pay 100,000 dollars more to move the applicant to a downstairs apartment and pay for increased rent. As the claim went on the insurance company offered $650,000 to settle the claim. We eventually were able to increase the offer to settle the claim for $949,700.

Slip & Fall Injury

A teacher’s aide slipped while on-the-job and suffered what seemed to be a minor injury. However, as time went on, the injury worsened significantly and needed surgeries to address. The insurance company acting as opposition wanted to settle for a minimal amount but our team at Rodich Law is adamant about getting every penny our clients’ need and deserve. It took a bit more than a year but we were able to get her five times as much compensation as she was first offered, ending at a healthy $750,000.

Hand/Arm Injury

Our client injured his arm and hand while working for an apartment complex. Specifically, a grinder cut his arm. The injured worker retained our office and we were able to get him to one of the top surgeons in the state to repair the damage to his arm and hand. Realizing the value of this case, Defendant's offered the injured worker $100,000 in an attempt to settle his claim. The injured worker, based on our guidance, rejected the offer. Rodich Law continued to work up the case and creatively argue a total loss of earnings. This was despite the fact that the injured worker was working at another job. After extensive negotiations, our office was able to get the injured worker a settlement of $685,000 or six times the initial offer.

Continuous Physical Injury

Long term employee gets $600,000 for continuous physical injury over 18 years of work. Our client was a long term employee of a construction company. As a result of his 18 years of hard physical labor, the Applicant required neck surgery, back surgery, and a knee replacement. The insurance companies original offer to settle the case was $75,000. Our aggressive approach at Trial and continued negotiation ended with a settlement of $600,000 for the injured worker who said "he never has to work another day in his life" due to this settlement.

Stress Claim

Our client was a long term employee of an electronic company who was required to work 60 hour weeks. After 15 years of employment, he was fired based upon a down sizing of the company. Rodich Law filed a stress claim on his behalf. The insurance company denied the claim and offered $5,000 to settle the claim in its early stages. We were eventually successful in having the employer accept the stress claim. After two years of temporary disability and treatment and care, we were able to settle the claim for $600,000 making a very happy and satisfied client.

Stroke Case

One of our most interesting cases in a few years just resolved last month. We recently took in a long-term employee who worked for the studios. The injured worker had a stroke at work. The stroke left the applicant partially paralyzed. Defendants immediately denied the claim. The applicant was placed in a skilled nursing facility and eventually sent home in need of therapy and continuing treatment. After review of all components of the applicants, age health status and prolonged litigation parties attempted to resolve the claim at the outset. The original offer on the case from the defendants was $40,000. No response was given. Defendants raised their offer to $100,000 and subsequently to $200,000. Two more attempts were made by defendants one at $350,000 and one at $450,000. We believed the value of the case to be in the range of $550,000-$625,000 and informed defendants of such. Two weeks later this matter was resolved and approved at the WCAB for $600,000.

Torn Achilles Heel

An injured worker tore his Achilles heel while performing his job as a maintenance supervisor. The insurance company took the initial position of denying the case. After proceeding to Trial and winning on the issue of whether the injury happened at work the insurance company agreed to pick up all back temporary disability and surgery. The surgery ended up causing the injured worker to need dialysis. After a very aggressive negotiation, we were successful in getting the applicant a settlement of $500,000.

Head Injury

Our client sustained a head, neck, and back injury when a piece of metal fell on his head. When he reported the injury, he was sent to an Industrial Clinic. The Industrial Clinic dismissed his complaints, released him back to work, and said his case had no merit. Defendant, relying on the medical records from the clinic, offered our client $2,500 dollars. Our office deposed the medical doctor. After completing the doctor's deposition, Rodich Law was able to get the medical report thrown out at Trial. We then procured medical opinions from seven new doctors who noted that our client had a myriad of complaints that were related to the injury. After getting the Applicant two years of benefits, a back surgery, evaluation by seven doctors, and medical care at a rehab center, the parties eventually agreed to settle the claim for $465,000.00 or over 150 times the initial offer.

Slip & Fall Injury

$435,000.00 Applicant passed out from an anxiety attack at work sustaining injuries to her shoulder and neck. To treat for her orthopedic injury, Applicant consumed Tylenol. Over the course of several weeks of taking Tylenol, Applicant developed acute liver complications. Applicant had a considerable amount of pre-existing issues with her liver. Defendant maintained the position that all internal issues were pre-existing and not due to her work injury. We were able to get applicant treatment from a liver specialist, paid for by Defendant, despite Defendant maintaining a denial of the injury. Applicant was released by the liver specialist with no indication that any further treatment was necessary. To resolve all issues, Defendant's offered $50,000.00. Through aggressive litigation, and pushing the matter to trial, we were able to resolve the matter for $435,000.00.
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Woodland Hills Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

With 50 years of combined experienced, the Rodich Law has successfully protected the rights of workers who have been disabled by a work-related illness or who have been injured on the job.

We have helped thousands of workers throughout Los Angeles and the surrounding areas, recovering millions of dollars for our workers’ compensation clients. Even if your workers’ compensation claim has already been denied, we may be able to help you assert your full rights.

Call  818-888-3000 or contact us online to get free advice on your Workers’ Compensation claim. There’s no attorney fee unless we win your case!

Why Hire The Rodich Law?

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  • “Thank you once again!”

    Thank you Law Offices of Gary Rodich for all your support. Especially for being able to answer all my questions and making me feel that there was always someone there when I needed it. It really made this experience as easy as possible. You guys really took a lot of weight off my back when I was going through tough times. I also want to thank your customer service and especially Luz for also providing information when needed. You guys really made this case as easy as possible and kept it personal. I would also like to thank you for always having me updated on what was going on with the case. Overall I would really recommend the Law Offices of Gary Rodich to anybody that needs a dedicated lawyer that is going to care for you. Thank you once again!

    - Claudia C.
  • “Wow! Beyond expectations.”

    Wow! Beyond expectations. This firm went to war for me. No joke. They helped me get through such a hard period in my life and took care of everything from start to finish. They are amazing at what they do and they won’t stop until they get you the help you deserve. You will not regret hiring them I promise you.

    - Isidra F.
  • “I am very grateful to the Law Offices of Gary Rodich...”

    I am very grateful to the Law Offices of Gary Rodich, who handled my case with professionalism and determination. They always had a very positive attitude and fought for fair compensation. All the staff was very honest and helpful with me, always attentive and punctual with any questions or concerns. A big thank you to Lucy. She is a super attentive and helpful person, honest and with a lot of experience. Lucy answers all your questions and doubts with a kind and bright attitude. Thank you all very much for your help, I am very satisfied with the result and I really appreciate the hard work you did to successfully complete my process. I highly recommend the Law Offices of Gary Rodich to bring your process to a successful conclusion.

    - liliana P.
  • “Very talented, they do outstanding work.”

    "Thank you to Barry, Garry, and their team.”

    - Carlos Villafuerte
  • "The office staff was always friendly and knowledgeable.”

    The Law Offices of Gary Rodich handled my mother’s case with determination for the best outcome. In matters like these it is very difficult to find people that you can trust with such important issues. The office staff was always friendly and knowledgeable.

    - Maritza D.
  • “I am so thankful that Gary and Barry worked my case.”

    I am so thankful that Gary and Barry worked my case. They are professionals who connect with you at a human level. They didn't make me feel just like another number but as a real person. Lucy is the best!!!! She helped me understand every process of my case. I have no complaints but gratitude for the amazing work that they did in my case.

    - Oscar C.
  • “I appreciate all your hard work.”

    Thank you Gary and Lucy for helping me with my case! I appreciate all your hard work.

    - Eli M.
  • “They are the best.”

    I am so thankful for the excellent job and for caring about me. They are the best. Thank you. Barry, Gary and Fabi are extremely professional. I felt like I had someone on my side and that I could trust. I would recommend to anyone who needs a lawyer. This is the firm. Everyone cares and is so helpful. Outstanding Service

    - Alice K.

Our Experienced Attorneys

With five decades of legal experience, Gary is a Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation who has extensive knowledge in the intricacies of handling work-related injuries. With previous experience working for insurance companies, he understands the intricacies involved in workers' compensation cases. Gary has also served as a pro tem judge, making him uniquely experienced in all aspects of the legal process.

Barry has been a worker's compensation lawyer for numerous years and has experience representing employees with wage disputes. Known for aggressive, hard-working, and successful representation, he has proven the ability to deliver first-class service for the best possible results. He has represented union and non-union members and makes it a point to be accessible to his clients throughout the entirety of their case.

As recognized experts and leaders in the field of workers’ comp, they have recovered millions of dollars for deserving workers and their families, providing effective legal counsel.

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How We Help Our Clients

Our founding attorney, Gary Rodich, is a Board Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation, which means that he is a certified expert. We can handle any complications that arise from your benefits claim. Also, Barry Rodich was featured in the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for 2023, a recognition granted to no more than 2.5% of lawyers in the state.

We are available to help you complete complex questionnaires, obtain medical records, ensure that your claim is correctly processed, and more. See how we can help you in a no-cost consultation. There’s no charge and no pressure.

Call 818-888-3000 or contact us online to get free advice.

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