Oakland California Workers Compensation in Oakland California

Address and phone number for Oakland California Workers Compensation, a Workers Compensation Office, at Clay Street, Oakland CA.


Name
Oakland California Workers Compensation
Address
1515 Clay Street, Oakland, California, 94612
Phone
510-622-2861

About Oakland California Workers Compensation

Oakland California Workers Compensation, located in Oakland, CA, is an insurance system that offers benefits to employees who experience work-related illnesses or injuries. Workers Compensation covers employees who require time off work or health care treatment. Employers must carry Workers Compensation insurance for their employees. Employers limit their liability from lawsuits by meeting the California Workers Compensation insurance requirements.

You may contact Workers Compensation Boards for questions about:
  • Filing Oakland Workers Compensation claims
  • Workers Compensation statute of limitations and time limits
  • Compensation benefits and payment schedules
  • Workers Comp settlements
  • Workers Compensation fraud
Workers Comp Insurance

Workers Compensation insurance covers work-related injuries and illnesses in Oakland, including some that did not occur in the workplace. Injuries that occur off-site or during travel may be covered by Workers Compensation insurance if the employees' activity was work- related. The insurance often covers illnesses that result from work-related exposure to hazardous substances or because of work conditions like stress-related illnesses or heart conditions.

Oakland Workers Compensation Claims

In California, the Workers Compensation system follows California state laws, which vary from other states. The California State Workers Compensation Board oversees the system, including through the Alameda County Division of Workers Compensation or Board of Workers Compensation. The California Department of Labor and Department of Finance monitor the administration of Workers Compensation claims. These agencies offer adjudicative services to resolve disputes over claims for benefits. CA Workers Compensation agencies also investigate reports of Workers Compensation fraud.

Employer Requirements

Employers in Oakland must purchase the required Workers Compensation insurance to cover their employees. In addition, they must provide information on the insurance coverage to employees. This includes notifying employees about the insurance carrier, options for medical treatments, and insurance benefits, as well as their rights under California Workers Compensation laws. Employers in Alameda County must also provide employees with written forms to submit claims within 24 hours of receiving notification of an employee injury or illness.

Oakland Workers Compensation Benefits

In Oakland, the Workers Compensation benefits include replacement income, payment for related medical expenses, and vocational rehabilitation benefits. The replacement income typically has a state-mandated cap, often a maximum of two-thirds of the employee's average wage up to the cap set by California law. Workers who are permanently injured or disabled due to a work-related illness or injury may receive long-term or lump-sum benefits.

Contact Oakland California Workers Compensation

You may contact Oakland California Workers Compensation by calling 510-622-2861, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Oakland California Workers Compensation, 1515 Clay Street, Oakland, California, 94612.


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