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Workers Compensation in California -- the Basics

California maintains a no-fault system under which if you get hurt on the job, your employer is required by law to pay for workers’ compensation benefits.

This system, in most cases, is the sole remedy for a workplace injury; in most instances, personal injury laws do not apply to an injury suffered at work. There is a system in place to protect workers, but it is not dependent upon the same factors as would apply to a personal injury case.

What happens if you are at fault.

What if you want to see your own doctor?

What if the injury is permanent?

What if you can’t return to work for a while? Forever?

Tonight, the basics of the workers compensation system. YLR Host, Jeff Hayden, is joined by a sought-after speaker who routinely addresses attorneys, physicians, unions, and consumer groups about workers’ compensation and the law in California, San Rafael workers’ compensation attorney Robert K. Wyman.

Questions for Jeff and his guest? Please call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.