California workers' compensation laws are set up to provide benefits to help employees who are injured at work. A work injury is any injury that was caused by your employment, or happened at your place of employment while working. Workers' Compensation
Reporting an injury to your employer or supervisor is a critical step in the workers' compensation process. If you are injured at work, you should notify your employer at the earliest opportunity. If your injury developed over time (a cumulative
Back in the year 1884, Germany established a set of laws that made the employer the insurer of accidents in the workplace - regardless of fault. This was the first time in history that there was a modern "workers' compensation"