You recently suffered an injury in an auto accident in Northern California, and you want to know whether you might be able to file a workers’ compensation claim to collect benefits to remunerate you for your hospital bills, lost work time and productivity, rehab and therapy bills, and so forth. The answer depends on the nature of the accident and the business (or lack thereof) that you were doing.
Perhaps you got injured in a Bay Area car accident while delivering a product or driving to a sales convention. Or maybe you hurt yourself at work or suffered a chronic injury (e.g. carpal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, tennis elbow, etc.). In any case, you want to preserve and protect your ability to file a wage loss claim.
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