Workers Compensation Benefits in California: Union Contracts and MOUs

In California, besides the Labor Code which provides Injured Workers rights and benefits, Labor Contracts can also provide benefits and rights. Labor Contracts can be Union Contracts or Memorandums of Understanding (MOU). Each Contract or MOU can provide Industrially Injured Workers unique benefits and rights that exceed the benefits extended by the Labor Code. Continue reading

What is Maximum Medical Improvement(MMI)?

What is MMI?

Why is MMI Important to Your Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Maximum Medical Improvement is the term used within California Workers’ Compensation Law which applies to when one has recovered from their industrial injury.   Previously, in Workers’ Compensation Law, the term “Permanent and Stationary” was used. Continue reading