Many of our readers in California have probably never been involved in any type of legal proceeding, but those facing immigration issues know that these cases can become quite complex in a hurry. The right approach to identifying exactly what type of immigration issue you are facing is crucial.
For most of us, it is disappointing to be informed that our workers' compensation claim has been denied. It is not unusual for the employer or the employer's insurance service providers to dig up causes for rejecting that the victim was really an employee, or the injury took place at work. However, if you believe that your compensation benefits have been turned down incorrectly by your claims administrator or the insurance service provider, you have the right to challenge the denial. You can file an appeal at one of the division's 24 offices and a workers' compensation administrative law judge would hear your case.
In situations in which a worker is injured while fulfilling their job responsibilities, the injured worker is almost always the most vulnerable party. Most workers do not have the means or resources necessary to advocate for themselves against the deep pockets of their employer.