Types of Injuries That Could Result In A Claim

Employers in California are required by law to maintain workers’ compensation insurance, regardless of the number of employees employed by the company.  Workers’ compensation insurance provides several benefits to injured workers including medical treatment, temporary disability, permanent disability, supplemental job displacement benefits and death benefits.  

There are several types of injuries that may fall  within the area of workers’ compensation: 

  • Injuries that occurred over time due to repetitive movements
  • COVID-19 CoronaVirus
  • Stress
  • Job related auto accidents
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Strokes
  • Heart attack
  • Chronic disease 
  • Respiratory illness 
  • Amputation 
  • Crush injuries
  • Machine malfunction
  • Eye injuries 
  • Death due to work related injury