California Workers' Comp Advice

California employees who get injured on the job are entitled to workers' compensation, an insurance program that pays your medical bills and for lost wages while you're unable to work. The free workers' comp advice and resources below break down the workers' comp process so you can focus on getting better and getting on with your life.

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Your Guide to California Workers' Comp in 2024

By Victoria Muñoz | Lead Attorney

After a workplace injury, workers’ compensation insurance will replace some of your wages and cover the cost of medical care while you recover.

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How Long Can You Be on Workers' Comp in California?

By Victoria Muñoz | Lead Attorney

For most people, California workers’ comp benefits last up to 104 weeks (two years) from the date of your injury.

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Your 2024 Guide to California Workers’ Comp Settlements

By Victoria Muñoz | Lead Attorney

Workers’ compensation is designed to help employees after a workplace injury, but managing your claim can become a headache if you need to fight the insurance company to get the medical care and lost wages coverage that you deserve

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California Workers' Comp Settlement Charts: 2021-2024

By Victoria Muñoz | Lead Attorney

There are several workers' compensation settlement charts and they're confusing to follow. Here's how you'll be compensated, at any stage of your claim.

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Can You Work While on Workers' Comp in California?

By Victoria Muñoz | Lead Attorney

Dealing with a workplace illness or injury is stressful enough, but you also need to think about making ends meet since California workers’ comp benefits are only worth up to two-thirds of your prior wage.

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