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Temporary California Workers’ Compensation Disability Benefits Following Termination

When you are injured at work, you need to seek the assistance of a doctor immediately. Do not wait to find out the status of your workers’ compensation claim or to haggle with your employer’s insurance company. Injuries and pain can be exacerbated when you do not seek medical care in a timely manner. Many of my clients stalled on seeing a doctor because they worried about how they would pay the medical bills. Did you know that in the state of California, the insurance provider is required to cover medical expenses up to $10,000 while it is still reviewing the viability of your workers’ compensation claim? Don’t wait to go to the hospital!

Death benefits in California Workers comp system are awarded to temporarily or permanently injured employees who later die from the work injury.

Dependents are also entitled to burial benefits.

Workers Compensation Premiums in California are based on a classification scheme that consideres the dangers of a particular business or occupation as well as the duties and functions of a particular job.

The past safety record of the employer is also considered.