California workers who sustain an injury or develop an illness in connection with their work may be eligible for workers' compensation benefits. These may include payments for necessary medical treatment, permanent or temporary disability benefits, and more.
When you go to work each day, you expect that your employer has your best interest in mind. While this is often the case, if you're injured in the course of your employment, things can become complicated. Most employers are required to carry worker's compensation insurance by law, which provides certain benefits to injured workers. However, sometimes those benefits aren't as simple to access as they should be.