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By Christopher A. Ball

Maximize the remedy and merits you are entitled to! From business accidents to carpal tunnel syndrome, greater than one million Californians a yr endure job-related accidents or sickness. for plenty of, receiving reimbursement could be a nightmare. California employees' Comp exhibits you ways to address a California employees' reimbursement declare from begin to end. tips to: *file a declare *protect your criminal rights *receive the remedy you would like *get the advantages you are entitled to *deal with uncooperative employers, medical professionals and coverage firms *negotiate a cost *present your case earlier than a pass judgement on The sixth variation is totally up to date with the most recent laws, and explains how the recent AMA courses have an effect on your permanent-disability award.

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A maid is required to use a cleaning solution at work and breaks out in a rash, develops a migraine headache, and suffers severe stomach problems. • A doctor is pricked by a needle at work and later tests HIV-positive. If you are thinking that some of these injuries are also cumulative injuries, you are correct. For example, sickness that results from long-term exposure to a toxic substance is also a cumulative injury. If you have asbestosis. Do not attempt to represent yourself in this very specialized field, as you’ll probably miss out on important rights.

14 Step 6. 14 Step 7. 15 Step 8. 15 Step 9. 16 Step 10. 16 Step 11. 16 Step 12. 17 Step 13. 17 Step 14. 18 Step 15. 18 Step 16. 19 12 california workers’ comp I f you’ve been injured on the job, your workers’ compensation claim will stumble and saunter its way through the workers’ compensation system. It will seem that all you do is wait for something to happen. When you request medical treatment, you may wait weeks for a response. You may wait for a doctor’s appointment, then wait for the medical report.

Since, for obvious reasons, the injured employee cannot explain how the injury occurred, it is presumed that the injury occurred as a result of her employment. 5. Injuries Resulting From a Prior Condition If you’re injured at work as a result of a preexisting or underlying condition, you may still have a workers’ compensation claim. ) But to be covered, there must be something new about the injury. It can’t just be a recurrence or one-time flare-up of the old injury. To qualify for workers’ compensation, the injury must be either: • an aggravation (worsening) of an underlying condition, whether work-related or not, or • a new injury that developed as a result of a prior industrial injury.

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