Pocket Guide to Workers' Compensation in California: Public and Private Sectors – Due to changes in the law effective January 1, 2013, the 2011 edition is no longer available. Look for the new, updated 2013 edition later this year.
By Juliann Sum
1st edition, 2011
The Pocket Guide to Workers’ Compensation in California gives an overview of workers' compensation law and procedure. It provides a brief history of the law and a summary of citations to applicable statutes, regulations, and precedent cases. The guide includes pertinent resources, a glossary, and an index of terms.
The Workers’ Compensation guide covers:
The 64-page guide is a valuable reference and training tool, and helpful to anyone who needs to understand the workers’ compensation process in both the public and private sectors in California.
Table of Contents
|I. Scope and Operation of the Workers' Compensation System||1|
|II. Preliminary Rights and Responsibilities||7|
|III. Requesting Benefits After Injury||10|
|IV. Medical Care||15|
|V. Resolving Problems with Medical Care and Medical Reports||21|
|VI. Temporary Disability Benefits||27|
|VII. Working After Injury||31|
|VIII. Permanent Disability Benefits||36|
|XI. Supplemental Job Displacement Benefits||31|
|X. Sources of Further Information and Help||42|
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