California Workers’ Comp, 7th Edition Front Cover

California Workers’ Comp, 7th Edition

  • Length: 508 pages
  • Edition: 7
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2008-06-01
  • ISBN-10: 1413308600
  • ISBN-13: 9781413308600
  • Sales Rank: #4985530 (See Top 100 Books)

Maximize the medical care and benefits you’re entitled to!

From industrial injuries to carpal tunnel syndrome, more than a million Californians a year suffer job-related injuries or illness. For many, receiving compensation can be a nightmare.

California Workers’ Comp shows you how to handle a California workers’ compensation claim from start to finish. Find out how to:

  • file a claim
  • protect your legal rights
  • receive the medical care you need
  • get the benefits you’re entitled to
  • deal with uncooperative employers, doctors and insurance agencies
  • negotiate a settlement
  • present your case before a judgeThe 7th edition is completely updated with the latest regulations and labor codes, and explains how the new AMA Guides affect your permanent-disability award.Recent laws give employers and insurance companies far greater rights and employees fewer medical benefits. Learn to work with your insurance company to receive the medical treatment and benefits you deserve.

    Workers’ Compensation Forms

    Forms to File With the Division of Workers’ Compensation

    DWC-1: Workers’ Compensation Claim Form
    Application for Adjudication of Claim
    Declaration in Compliance With Labor Code Section 4906(G)
    Declaration of Readiness to Proceed
    Declaration of Readiness to Proceed to Expedited Hearing (Trial)
    Pre-Trial Conference Statement
    Notice of Change of Address
    Proof of Service
    Cover Letter to Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board

    Record-Keeping Forms and Worksheets

    Record of Income and Benefits Received
    Record of Time Off Work
    Record of Medical Expenses and Request for Reimbursement
    Record of Mileage & Transportation and Request for Reimbursement

    Settlement Worksheets and Documents

    Settlement Worksheet: Value of Workers’ Compensation Claim
    Stipulations with Request for Award
    Compromise and Release

    Forms to File With Your Employer

    Employee’s Designation of Personal Physician
    Letter to Employer Requesting Copies of Documents and Evidence
    Objection to Treating Physician’s Recommendation for Spinal Surgery

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