Workers comp links

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Our comprehensive list of workers comp links are arranged by category.

Workers’ Compensation


  • Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income Homepage. Check your eligibility. Learn what is available
  • How does workers compensation affect Social Security Disability?
  • Social Security. Death Benefits, Retirement Benefits and Disability

Workplace Safety And Occupational Health


Doctors And Lawyers

  • C.A.A.A. The California Applicants Attorneys Association, has information and an attorney locator for your area of California.
  • CSIMS. California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery
  • WILG. The Work Injury Law and Advocacy Group, a nationwide organization. Find a workers compensation attorney in any state.
  • California State Bar. Find a licensed attorney, find out if an attorney has been disciplined, read the Rules of Professional Conduct
  • California Medical Board. Includes license search for Medical Doctors “Check your doctor on-line” and “Guidelines for prescribing controlled substances for pain.”
  • California Chiropractic Board. License search for chiropractors
  • Medical Unit. Find a Qualified Medical Examiner

Education/ Medical/Legal

  • Dictionary. Includes links to foreign language dictionaries
  • Writing Style Guide. William Strunk’s Elements of Style
  • California Workers Compensation Institute. Organization of Insurers
  • National Library of Medicine. Includes Medline and Medline Plus
  • Workcomp Central. This one requires a paid registration, but it is full of up to date news
  • Nolo Press. Lots of do-it-yourself legal books on workers compensation, work-placed rights, sexual harassment,etc. They also have books on personal injury, wills and all aspects of law.
  • Work Rights Press. The Legal Rights of Union Stewards, Family Medical Leave Handbook
  • University of West Los Angeles. The ultimate in do-it-yourself law. Become a lawyer or paralegal at my alma mater.
  • ACOEM. They wrote the book that is California law about the recommended treatment of occupational injuries and illnesses
  • National Guideline Clearinghouse. A public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
  • Cochrane Collaboration. An international, non-profit organization. The library has regularly updated evidence-based healthcare databases. Not particularly easy to use.
  • Worst Pills. Independent prescription drug information from Public Citizen . Not friendly to the drug industry. Read the ten rules for safer drug use. Print out their drug worksheet to keep track of your medication
  • Consumer Reports. Report of “Best Buy Drugs”
  • AARP. Health Guide and Prescription Drug Information
  • PDR Health. The public site of the publisher of the Physicians Desk Reference. Information from pharmaceutical industry sources about prescription, non-prescription and herbal medicines.
  • Online Orthopedic Textbook. Nicely indexed orthopedic information
  • Environmental diseases. The website of Nachman Brautbar, M.D. With useful information about various industrially caused diseases
  • Copy Service. Med-LegalCopy service. Website has lots of extras


Other Licensees

  • Consumer Affairs Dept. License look-up. Includes contractors, physical therapists, barbers, everyone who has to have a license from the state.

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