Fatal occupational injuries in California jumped to their highest level since 2008, rising to over 400 deaths for the first time in nearly 10 years. The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) reported in December that there were 422 job-related deaths Continue reading Fatal Work Injuries Rise to Highest Level
When you are off work, you may need to recover your lost wages. You might pursue State Disability Insurance or Workers’ Compensation Temporary Disability Benefits. Disability Insurance is a component of the SDI program through EDD. EDD will pay a weekly benefit Continue reading What is the Difference Between Workers’ Compensation and State Disability Insurance (SDI)
Workers’ Compensation Claim Denials Your employer’s insurance company might deny your claim if it believes that: there is insufficient evidence of an injury your injury isn’t work-related your injury is due to another job you don’t need medical treatment, or Continue reading Why Did My Claim Get Denied?
If you have been injured on the job then you are familiar with the numerous delays involved in getting the treatment you need. Finally there have been some improvements put in place by one of the largest workers’ compensation insurance Continue reading Improvement on the Way for Authorizing Medical Treatment