First 90 days
The first 90 days after an on the job injury is an extremely critical time in the California workers’ compensation process. In this article, we will be discussing the most common issues that our Sacramento Workers’ Compensation Attorneys are asked about during the first 90 days after an on the job injury in California. In particular, we will cover how to report a California workers’ compensation injury and how to complete the DWC-1 form. We will also discuss the differences in obtaining medical treatment during the first 30 days after the injury and after the first 30 days of workers’ compensation injury. Lastly, we will review the potential issues that commonly occur when benefits become delayed during the 90 day investigation period.
A lot is going on during the first 90 days after an on the job injury and what you do or don’t do during this time can greatly impact the outcome of your California workers’ compensation case. If you have questions about an on-the-job injury, please do not hesitate to call one of the attorneys in our Sacramento Workers’ Compensation firm for a free no-obligation consultation.