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California Workers' Comp : How to Take Charge When You're Injured on the Job (Paperback) (Christopher A.
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More than a million Californians a year suffer job-related injuries or illness. For many, receiving compensation can be a nightmare, since recent laws give employers and insurance companies far greater rights and employees fewer medical benefits.California Workers' Comp shows how to handle a California workers' compensation claim from start to finish. This plain-English guide, explains how to work with the insurance company to receive the medical treatment and benefits. Workers will find out how to:- file a claim- protect their legal rights- receive the medical care they need- get the benefits they're entitled to- deal with uncooperative employers, doctors and insurance agencies- negotiate a settlement- present their case before a judgeThis complete guide can help people handling their own claims or filing on a minor or other's behalf. This edition is completely updated to cover significant changes in the area of permanent disability ratings, along with recent updates to the Labor Code and other workers' comp laws. A comprehensive chapter is included for computer users with repetitive strain injuries.
Number of Pages: 437.0
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: Disability, Labor + Employment, Personal Injury
Series Title: California Workers' Comp
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: Christopher A. Ball
Street Date: May 25, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-6677