California Worker's Comp: How to Take Charge when You're Injured on the Job
From industrial injuries to carpal tunnel syndrome, more than a million Californians a year suffer job-related injuries or illness. For many, receiving compensation can be a nightmare. California Workers' Comp will guide readers through the process of handling a claim from start to finish. Among the issues addressed are: § filing a claim § protecting legal rights § receiving the needed medical care § dealing with uncooperative employers, doctors and insurance agencies § negotiating a settlement § presenting a case before a judge The book includes all the forms you need along with step-by-step instructions to filling them out. The 6th edition covers recent changes to workers' compensation law, which include: § new limitations on your right to see your own doctor § new objective medical standards for rating disabilities § changes to disability benefits § a new dispute resolution process
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California Workers' Comp: How to Take Charge When You're Injured on the Job
No preview available - 2014