San Mateo Workers’ Compensation Blog

What businesses must carry workers’ compensation insurance?

You work for a small business based in California, and your employer recently told you she does not have to carry workers’ compensation. If you hurt yourself on the job, you may want to investigate the truth of that statement. Chron explains which businesses must have …

The “going and coming rule” and workers’ comp eligibility

Work-related injuries do not always happen at the actual jobsite. For example, you may suffer an injury in a workday traffic accident.  The “going and coming” rule may have an impact on your ability to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits. What does this mean?  About …

Goals for a workers’ compensation settlement

The goals for your workers’ compensation settlement will be rather personal. What goals you have may be quite different from another worker’s goals. What you want from the settlement will depend on your injury and the anticipated recovery. For some people, the goal will be …