Workers’ compensation is financial compensation for an injury an employee gets during work. Getting injured on the job can be a tricky legal process in getting the proper compensation you deserve and requires the expertise of a Sacramento workers compensation attorney.
Work-related injuries vary, such as:
Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that a company pays for to protect their workers. Unlike other insurance, there is no amount of money deducted in paychecks for workers’ compensation – the employer is obligated to pay for it as a part of doing business. In the state of California, this insurance has five basic benefits:
Unfortunately, under California law it is not required for independent contractors to be covered under the workers’ compensation of the company for which they work. As there is no exact definition of “independent contractor,” it can be difficult to determine if someone is an actual employee or an independent contractor.
When the person paying the worker behaves in the following ways, the court is likely to consider an employer/employee relationship:
Have you suffered a serious work injury? Contact workers’ compensation attorney at Mehlhop & Vogt Law Offices for FREE consultation about your California workers compensation claim benefits. Give us a call at (916) 930-9675 to speak with a Sacramento workers compensation attorney today.
Have you suffered a serious work injury? Contact a Sacramento workers compensation lawyer at the Mehlhop & Vogt Law Offices for FREE consultation about your California workers compensation claim benefits. We’ve been helping injured workers since 1987 and are certified by the State Bar of California.
Give us a call at (916) 930-9675 to speak with a Sacramento Workers Compensation Lawyer Today.