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If you have been injured at work, you may be surprised at how quickly the expenses add up. Lost wages and increasingly large medical bills can quickly result in financial struggles, even if you were in a stable financial position prior to getting injured.

What Workers' Compensation Benefits Can I Receive?

In California, workers' compensation is calculated based on the injury you received. You will receive different amounts (for varying lengths) depending on whether you are temporarily or permanently disabled, for example. However, workers' compensation is intended to cover medical care, disability benefits and rehabilitation.

The Type Of Workers' Compensation Available In California

Injured workers who qualify for temporary total disability workers' compensation benefits are generally eligible to receive two-thirds of their weekly benefits, which are nontaxable.

In all, there are six types of workers' compensation benefits, which are:Temporary total disability (TTD)

  • Temporary total disability (TTD)
  • Temporary partial disability (TPD)
  • Permanent total disability (PTD)
  • Permanent partial disability (PPD)

Lump-Sum Settlements

In some cases, you may also settle your claim for a lump-sum (a one-time payment). However, this must be done carefully. Settlements can provide certainty if your claim is disputed, but it also means that you run the risk of not being adequately compensated unless you fully understand your rights and the value of your claim.

If you are considering a lump-sum settlement, it is very important to speak to a workers' compensation attorney prior to accepting. At Godwin and Rubin, we can help you determine if the settlement offer is fair.

We Can Help. Call Us Today To Learn About Your Rights

Our law firm has been helping injured workers get the benefits they need. If you need help understanding the benefits, call 818-465-5347 to receive a free phone consultation with the experienced work accident lawyers at Godwin and Rubin. Located in Van Nuys, California, we represent clients throughout Los Angeles County. You can also reach our lawyers to schedule an appointment.

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