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.
In California, the treatment of work-related injuries is governed by a medical treatment utilization schedule (MTUS).
In California, if a back injury occurs while the worker was working a shift, the worker may be able to collect worker’s compensation.
The following is an overview of the responsibilities of the employer and employee during the claim process.