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Workers' Compensation

Workers' Comp Benefits

  • Medical Care: Physician visits, hospital care, physical therapy, lab and medicines that are reasonably necessary to treat your injury.
    • There may be some limitations on some medical services such as physical therapy and chiropractic care as described in the Labor Code.
  • Temporary Disability Benefits: You may be eligible to receive Industrial Disability Leave (IDL), or Temporary Total Disability Benefits if your injury or illness prevents you from working.
  • Permanent Disability Benefits: If an injury or illness causes a permanent disability you may be entitled to these benefits. The type of injury, age and occupation effect the amount of benefits you may receive.
  • Supplemental Job Displacement: This benefit is a non-transferable voucher payable to a state-approved school if all of the following apply:
    • The on-the- job occurred on or after 1/1/04
    • You sustain a permanent disability
    • You do not return to work within 60 days from the date temporary disability ends
    • - and -
    • The employer does not offer modified or alternate work.
  • Death Benefits: Paid to dependents of a worker who dies from a work-related injury or illness.


Notice of Potential Eligibility information (English and Spanish)

Related Links

Calif. Department of Industrial Relations