If you have been injured while working, you may be able to recover benefits that are designed to cover your medical costs and associated expenses. Under Workers’ Compensation law in California, employers in the state must provide Workers’ Compensation insurance coverage in order to protect their workers.
Work injuries are often among the most challenging experiences a person can face. Even if you’re close with your colleagues, asking for financial assistance, or even time off, can prove difficult, especially if your superiors question the validity of your claims. For these reasons and many others, it’s important to seek the guidance of an experienced work injury attorney as soon as possible.
If you have been injured while working, you may be able to recover benefits that are designed to cover your medical costs and associated expenses.
Your employer is required by law to pay you a portion of your salary while you are recovering from your work-related injury or illness. However, your employer will not be paying this directly from the company’s funds, they come from their insurance provider.
No. After you have received a Notice of Ability to Return to Work you cannot be forced to return to your job while you are still injured. For instance, you and your physician can protest the medical information that’s been cited in the notice.
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