Nolo's California Workers' Comp: How to Take Charge When You're Injured on the Job
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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 shows you how to handle a California workers' compensation claim from start to finish. Find out how to:
File a claim;
Protect your legal rights;
Receive the medical care you need;
Get the benefits you're entitled to;
Deal with uncooperative employers, doctors and insurance agencies;
Negotiate a settlement;
Present your case before a judge.
This edition is completely updated with the latest regulations, and explains how the new AMA Guides affect your permanent-disability award.
Table of Contents includes:
Introduction to Workers' Comp;
Overview of a Workers' Compensation Claim; Is Your Injury Covered by Workers' Compensation?;
Cumulative Trauma Disorders;
What to Do If You're Injured;
Keep Good Records to Protect Your Claim;
The Insurance Company's Role;
Dealing With Your Employer;
Taking Charge of Your Medical Case;
Temporary Disability Benefits;
Permanent Disability (and Life Pension);
Vocational Rehabilitation/Supplemental Job Displacement Benefit;
Extraordinary Workers' Compensation Benefits and Remedies;
Benefits and Remedies Outside the Workers' Compensation System;
Rating Your Permanent Disability;
Figure Out a Starting Settlement Amount;
Negotiating a Settlement;
The Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.
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|Edition||10th ed., 2014|