Our knowledgeable team is available to answer your questions about your workers’ compensation case.
Under California law, a work-related injury or illness arises out of and occurs in the course of employment.
You must provide written notice of your work-related injury to your employer within 30 days after you were hurt. Filing a claim form with your employer within this time satisfies this requirement.
With a few narrow exceptions, generally you are unable to see your own doctor after the accident. Your employer’s insurance company designates either the first medical provider or a provides a network of participating medical providers for you to choose from.
Not really. “Eligible employees” do not include workers who are classified as independent contractors or freelancers. Additionally, by law, most domestic workers are not eligible.
Workers’ compensation provides several benefits:
Paid medical care, Partial wage replacement while recovering, Permanent disability benefits if there is no full recovery, Supplemental job displacement benefits & Death benefits to surviving dependents.
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