Study Shows California Workers’ Comp Rates Falling

Study Shows California Workers’ Comp Rates Falling

While high, premium rates in California have improved over the last few years, keeping in trend with falling workers’ compensation rates nationwide. What does this mean for injured workers? First, it’s important to understand how workers’ compensation insurance works.

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What is a “Working Day” for Purposes of Utilization Review in California?

What is a “Working Day” for Purposes of Utilization Review in California?

The phrase “working day” is important here as Labor Code Section 4610 states that a claims administrator’s decision regarding requests by a physician shall be made in a timely fashion that is appropriate for the nature of the employee’s condition. Learn more here.

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6 Most Dangerous Jobs in California

6 Most Dangerous Jobs in California

A surprising 376 California workers died on the job in 2016, according to data from the California Department of Industrial Relations. That’s more than one work-related death per day on average. But which jobs are the riskiest of all? Here’s a look at the six most dangerous jobs in California.

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How Long Can You Be Out on Workers Compensation?

How Long Can You Be Out on Workers Compensation?

If you’ve been injured on the job, you’re probably wondering how long you can be off work and continue to collect workers’ comp benefits. Here is a look at how long you can receive medical benefits and wage loss benefits in the California workers’ comp system.

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