Brief description of California workers compensation law

What is California workers compensation? California Workers Compensation is a no-fault system for injuries connected with your employment, whether they are specific injuries or a disease or disabling condition. Your employer is required to pay for Workers Compensation Insurance to cover all its employees. You are not required to be represented by an attorney to make a claim but remember [...]

Workers Compensation Settlements

There are two types of workers compensation settlements. They are called a Stipulated Finding and Award and a Compromise and Release. A Stipulated Finding and Award is an agreement which reaches the same decisions that a judge would make after a trial. A Compromise and Release completely closes the case. What is a Stipulated Finding and Award? A “Finding and [...]