Injured on the Job? We Can Assess Your Disability

To stop injuries from happening on the job, both employers and employees need to pay attention to best safety practices, especially in high-risk industries. But accidents happen.

If you've been injured at work and you’re worried about losing wages, take immediate steps to see a professional for medical evaluation. You may qualify for temporary or permanent disability assistance, but you risk missing key deadlines in the application process if you delay for too long.

At Monrovia Internal Medicine & Primary Care, founder and leading internist Ulin Sargeant, MD, MPH, provides several types of physical evaluations and exams — including disability assessments — to patients in and around Duarte, California. With Dr. Sargeant's report and support, you can claim the disability benefits you’re entitled to as you recover from or cope with your workplace injury.

What to do after an injury

You could be injured on the job if you work with heavy machinery or sharp objects, or you may be suffering negative effects from repetitive stress or harmful exposure. If you've been harmed on the job, report the incident to your supervisor, get any emergency care you may need right away, and then get in touch with Dr. Sargeant.

When you come in for your assessment, Dr. Sargeant discusses your medical history and completes a thorough physical examination. You can also discuss any ongoing symptoms you may have related to a workplace injury or workplace exposure.

Dr. Sargeant honestly assesses your likelihood of qualification for long-term or immediate disability support. She also provides the documentation related to your condition that you need to file a disability claim.

Temporary and long-term assistance

Workers' compensation benefits legally entitle you to some types of financial support if you're injured on the job, including medical care coverage and temporary disability benefits. Depending on the results of your assessment, you could qualify for short-term disability benefits or permanent disability support.

Permanent disability support is also available to people who suffer from physical problems that make it difficult to continue to work, even if the issues aren’t related to a worksite injury. Dr. Sargeant can assess you for this type of chronic disability as well.

Dr. Sargeant's assessment report provides all of the information you need to get started on your claims process, which can be complex to handle without professional guidance. With years of experience with disability assessment in California, Dr. Sargeant has the expert knowledge you can trust to get you through the process.

If you need a disability assessment exam, contact Monrovia Internal Medicine & Primary Care today to set up an appointment. Call 877-254-4496, or conveniently book your appointment online.

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