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Do I need to prove who was at fault to receive workers' comp?

In the state of California, every employer with one or more employees is required to provide workers' compensation coverage for their workers. In San Bernardino County, and other areas throughout the Golden State, it is especially important for you to understand workers' comp requirements if you suffer an injury in the workplace and are counting on the benefits to help with medical expenses, lost wages and recovering from the injury.

Does my employer need to provide workers' comp insurance?

In California, employers are required to provide employees with workers' comp insurance, according to the Department of Industrial Relations. In fact, employers must have workers' comp insurance even if their company only employs one person. In San Bernardino, and other cities across the state, workers' compensation may be a lifeline for you if you are ever injured on the job and it is pivotal for your employer to give you the coverage you count on.

A closer look at temporary disability benefits

According to the Department of Industrial Relations, temporary disability benefits can help people who were injured on the job and are struggling with the consequences of lost wages due to an inability to work. In San Bernardino, and other cities in California, it is important to recognize the differences between temporary partial disability and temporary total disability, the factors that impact how much an injured worker receives and when payments will stop, among other matters.

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