Category Archives: Labor Code 132(a)

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION DEFENSE: FOUR THINGS CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT LC 132(A)

California requires employers to provide no-fault workers’ compensation benefits to their employees. Any employee who suffers a job-related injury or impairment has the right to file for workers’ compensation benefits without any “pushback” from their employer. Under California Labor Code Section 132(A), “it is the declared policy of this state that there should not be […]

CALIFORNIA LABOR CODE SECTION 132(A): WORK INJURIES, MEDICAL TREATMENT, AND SICK LEAVE BENEFITS

When someone is hurt on the job in California, they have a right to file a workers’ compensation claim to seek medical coverage and wage replacement benefits. An employer is strictly forbidden from taking any adverse action against an employee who is exercising their right to file a claim. An employee cannot be fired, discriminated […]

WHEN SHOULD I HIRE A WORKERS’ COMPENSATION DEFENSE LAWYER IN CALIFORNIA?

Workers’ compensation insurance provides medical coverage and wage loss benefits to employees who were hurt on the job. As emphasized by the California Department of Industrial Relations, “employers are required by law to have workers’ compensation insurance.” For employers and insurers, navigating the workers’ compensation claims process can be complicated. It is not uncommon to […]