Category Archives: Labor Code Section 3208.3

California Workers’ Compensation Defense: Understanding the “Sudden and Extraordinary” Exception to the Six-Month Employment Rule

The California Division of Workers’ Compensation is clear: An employee has the right to file for workers’ compensation benefits for a psychiatric injury. For the purposes of California workers’ compensation claim, the term ‘psychiatric injury’ is used broadly—it covers a wide range of mental health related issues, including depression, anxiety, and inability to sleep. California […]