How and When to File a Workers Compensation Claim in California
To get benefits for a work-related injury or illness in California—including COVID-19 from the coronavirus—you need to submit several forms within the legal time limits.
Workers Compensation in California: Worker Rights
The California workers'compensation system, paid for by employers, provides several benefits to injured workers.
How to Select and Change Treating Doctors in Your California Workers’ Comp Case
Learn about the rules in California for choosing a doctor to treat your work-related injury or illness.
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FAQ on Workers' Compensation Claims and Benefits in California
Get answers to common questions about your rights, responsibilities, and benefits under the workers' comp system in California—including when you can receive temporary disability and other benefits for COVID-19.
Do I need workers’ compensation insurance for my nanny in California?
Californians need to buy workers' comp insurance for childcare employees who work in the household for more than a minimal amount of time.
Do I need workers' compensation insurance for my family-owned business in California?
Learn about California’s rules on workers’ comp insurance for small businesses, including the owners and anyone who works for the business.
California Workers' Comp: How To Take Charge When You're Injured On The Job
California Workers' Comp shows you how to handle a California workers' compensation claim from start to finish.
Talk to a California Workers' Comp Lawyer
Set up a free consultation with a workers' comp attorney in California.
How Workers' Compensation Payments Are Calculated for Injured Employees in California
Learn about the different kinds of workers’ comp benefits available in California—and how much they pay.
California Workers' Compensation: Death Benefits
Learn about the benefits that are available to survivors of employees who died because of work-related injuries or illnesses.
Workers’ Compensation: Do I Get Job-Protected Time Off in California?
Learn whether you have the right to keep your job after a work injury in California.
Can I Get Permanent Disability Benefits in My California Workers' Compensation Case?
Find out how much you can receive for a permanent disability under California’s workers’ comp system.
Supplemental Job Displacement Benefits in California
If you can’t return to your job because of your work-related injuries, you may be eligible for a voucher to help you get other work.