WORKERS' COMPENSATION
Senate Bill 899 passed in 2004 by Governor Schwarzenegger significantly impacted the rights of injured workers in California. Now, more than ever you need a specialist in the field of Workers' Compensation to help you navigate through the system.

Your rights include Temporary Total Disability (TTD), Medical Treatment, Permanent Disability (PD) and access to a voucher if you have lost your job. We can help you obtain the maximum benefits to which you are entitled under the law.

Helpful Links
STATE OF CALIFORNIA RESOURCES LINKS

California Department of Industrial Relations / Dept. of Workers' Compensation
The California DWC monitors the administration of workers' compensation claims, and provides administrative and judicial services to assist in resolving disputes that arise in connection with claims for workers' compensation benefits.

California Dept. of Industrial Relations
The Dept. of Industrial Relations established to improve working conditions for California's wage earners, and to advance opportunities for profitable employment in California.

California Department of Industrial Relations / Workers' Comp. Appeals Board
A seven-member, judicial body appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Senate that reviews petitions for reconsideration of decisions by DWC administrative law judges and regulates the adjudication process by adopting rules of practice and procedure.

Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation
A joint labor-management body created by the workers' compensation reform legislation of 1993 and charged with overseeing the health and safety and workers' compensation systems in California and recommending administrative or legislative modifications to improve their operation.

WORKERS' RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS

Voters Injured at Work
Voters Injured at Work is a non-profit political organization of injured workers and their families established for the purpose of protecting and enforcing California's constitutional guarantee of a fair and adequate system of compensating workers and their dependents for injury or disability from a work injury.

INSURANCE RESOURCES

Department of Insurance
Licenses and regulates workers' compensation insurance carriers, investigates allegations of workers' compensation insurance fraud.

Self Insurance Plans
The office of SIP determines the ability of employers to self-insure their workers' compensation liabilities and pay any employee compensation that may become due. SIP also tests and certifies individual claims administrators and licenses third-part administrators who handle the claims of self-insured employers.

MEDICAL RESOURCES

Traumatic Brain Injury Resource Guide
The TBI Resource Guide is the internet's central source of information, services and products relating to traumatic brain injury, brain injury recovery, and post-acute rehabilitation.



WARNING: It is unlawful to file a false or fraudulent Workers' Compensation claim or to make a false or fraudulent written or oral statement in support of or in opposition to a Workers' Compensation claim, or to aid or conspire with anyone to commit such a fraud. If convicted, the penalty is up to 5 years in prison or a fine of up to $150,000 or double the value of the fraud, whichever is greater, or both imprisonment and fine. Restitution and other penalties may also apply.

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