Workers comp links

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

Get Involved

  • Voters Injured at Work. An organization just for injured workers and their families.
  • Register to Vote. You can register online. Make sure all your friends are registered to vote. Stay informed. Keep them informed.
  • Find your Legislators. Enter your zip code and find your California State Assemblyperson and State Senator. Then let them know what that you vote and you don’t like the way injured workers are being treated.
  • Project Vote Smart. National organization that collects information on U.S. elected officials.
  • Initiatives. Secretary of States office has copies of all initiatives that have been submitted for approval
  • Paperless Workers Compensation Court– EAMS


Workers’ Compensation

Disability

  • 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

 

Discrimination

Insurance

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 Advocay 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
  • California Board of Psychology. License search for psychologist

Vocational Rehabilitation

  • CARRP California Association of Rehabilitation & Reemployment Professionals

 

Other Licensees

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

Corporations

 

California Legislation And Courts


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
  • Med-Legal Magazine. Workers’ comp issues

Pain


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