Getting the Medical Treatment You Need

When a workers’ compensation claim is filed after a work injury, you may be entitled to medical treatment. If the physician requests medical treatment, the claims administrator may decide to refer the treatment request to a utilization review (UR) co...

A System Strangled By Complexity

The workers' compensation system was intended to be easy for injured workers to use. In fact, when originally enacted in California, the State Constitution provided in 1917 that the workers’ compensation system to accomplish substantial justice in al...

Securing A Workers Compensation Settlement

We often receive questions from injured workers about how they can settle their workers' compensation case. Here is some basic information about finally bringing a workers compensation case to a conclusion....

Returning to Light-Duty Work After A Work Injury

Many workers who are injured on the job are still able to work in some capacity after an injury. The employer may assign you to a modified workload, also known as light-duty, while you recover from the injury....