California Workers’ Compensation Claims

California workers’ compensation claims are submitted by employees who have been injured in workplace accidents or who have been exposed to conditions at their jobs that cause occupational illnesses. Any workers’ comp claim in California must be completed and submitted to the California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC). As in most states, California mandates that employers carry workers’ compensation insurance so that in the event workers are injured or become ill on the job, they can receive medical care, replacement income, and long-term disability treatment if necessary.

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California Workers’ Compensation Laws

California workers’ compensation laws cover the issues that arise when workers are injured on the job, in workplace accidents, or develop illnesses over time due to work performed on the job, as well as illnesses or injuries caused by hazardous conditions at the workplace. The California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Workers’ Compensation handles California workers’ compensation cases and workers’ compensation benefits. California law mandates that employers carry worker compensation insurance.

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