California Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury Resources
The following links and resources are provided by the Sieder Law Corporation for the benefit of injured workers and others seeking information on California workers’ compensation, social security disability, or car and truck accidents and other personal injury. If you have been injured on the job or by the negligence of another, contact Sieder Law Corporation in Los Angeles to speak with a skilled and knowledgeable injury attorney with decades of experience.
California Department of Industrial Relations – Report unsafe work conditions or request benefits for a work injury.
Division of Workers’ Compensation – Find out how to file a claim and what to do if your claim is denied.
California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board – File a petition for reconsideration, removal, or a writ of review if your claim for benefits is denied.
Commission on Health, Safety & Workers’ Compensation – Learn what to do when there is an injury at work. Find practical guidance on returning to work after an injury.
California Labor and Workforce Development Agency – Find out if you are eligible for disability benefits.
Permanent Disability Rating Schedule – View the procedures, factors and calculations that go into the assigning of a rating for permanent disability impairment.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) – Report fatalities or severe injuries. File a complaint against an employer. Review data and statistics on workplace accidents, injuries and occupational diseases.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) – Learn strategies for safety and prevention and how to avoid hazards and exposures in the workplace.
Cal/OSHA – Learn your health and safety rights in the workplace. Request benefits for a work injury.
Employment Development Department (EDD) – File and manage a claim for unemployment benefits. File for state disability.
Uninsured Employers Benefits Trust Fund (UEBTF) – File a claim if you were injured on the job and think your employer was illegally uninsured.
Social Security Disability
Social Security Administration – Apply for disability benefits. Learn basic information about the process for SSDI. Estimate your benefits with the appropriate online benefits calculators.
SSA Office Locator – Find your local Social Security office to file your application for benefits.
State Bar of California – Learn what do if you have an auto accident.
Distraction.gov – Find resources on texting while driving, cell phone use and other forms of distracted driving.
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety – Find resources on traffic safety and driver education for young drivers and older drivers.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) – Review federal trucking regulations governing hours of service for drivers and other safety rules.
Safety and Fitness Electronic Records (SAFER) System – Search and find accident history and safety records of the trucking company involved in your accident.
American Motorcyclist Association – Get tips on motorcycle safety. Read an overview of California motorcycle laws.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center – Learn about traffic safety for bicyclists, pedestrians and motorists. Review California bicycling laws and safety.
Consumer Product Safety Commission – Access the latest research, statistics and standards for product safety.
www.Recalls.gov – Monitor safety recalls from six different federal agencies covering cars, medicines, consumer products and more. Sign up for email alerts of recalls and product safety information.