Your Beverly Hills Chiropractor
for Workers Compensation
Chiropractic is an excellent means of dealing with workers compensation claims. If there's an injury on the job and you are interested in getting well fast, give Chiropractic a try. Chiropractors are professionals at dealing with underlying issues that potentially could be missed by medical doctors. Locating the source of your injury could be the difference between fixing an issue and living with something for a long period of time.
In addition to being professionals at uncovering underlying issues, chiropractors handle the healing process without the need for addictive pain pills and potentially risky surgery. If you've been injured at work give our Beverly Hills Chiropractic Office a call today at (310) 854-1877.
How Workers Compensation Works - From Your Beverly Hills Chiropractor Office
Below is information from the State of California's Division of Workers' Compensation
Workers' compensation benefits are designed to provide you with the medical treatment you need to recover from your work related injury or illness, partially replace the wages you lose while you are recovering, and help you return to work. Workers’ compensation benefits do not include damages for pain and suffering or punitive damages.
Report the injury or illness to your employer
Make sure your supervisor is notified of your injury as soon as possible. If your injury or illness developed gradually, report it as soon as you learn or believe it was caused by your job. Reporting promptly helps avoid problems and delays in receiving benefits, including medical care. If you don’t report your injury within 30 days, you could lose your right to receive workers’ compensation benefits.
Get emergency treatment if needed
If it’s an emergency, call 911 or go to an emergency room right away. Tell the medical staff that your injury or illness is job-related. If you can safely do so, contact your employer for further instructions.
If you don’t need emergency treatment, make sure you get first aid and see a doctor if necessary.
Once you file a claim, your employer is required to provide you with medical care.
Want to learn more? Find it in the guidebook
- Chapter 1: The Basics of Workers’ Compensation
- Want a complete version of the injured worker guidebook?