California’s workers’ compensation laws treat an aggravated pre-existing condition as a new injury. So long as it requires additional treatment.
You do have a chance to receive workers’ compensation benefits. If the insurance company denied your claim, you can file an appeal.
Many people associate workplace injuries with industries that involve physical labor or heavy machinery, such as construction, oil rigging, farming and logging.
Under the workers’ compensation system, your employer will usually be required to pay for medical treatment related to your work injury.
Many people in America suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This mental health disorder affects people who faced a life-threatening situation.
Employees who are injured on the job or fall ill due to exposure might be able to qualify for both worker’s compensation and Social Security Disability Insurance benefits.
Many undocumented workers fear that filing a workers’ compensation claim will somehow result in deportation.
Workplace fatalities tend to fall into one of four categories. Falls, Struck by an object, Electrocutions and Caught-in or caught-between.
Employers are responsible for gathering evidence whenever an injured worker files a workers’ compensation claim.