Understanding Common California Workers’ Compensation Forms
During your workers’ compensation case, you will be bombarded with numerous forms concerning everything, from your financial benefits to your medical treatment. How you handle these forms can change the course of your case, and it is vital that you read them all carefully. A mistake can cause delays and seriously endanger your workers’ compensation claim.
If you are facing a complex workers’ compensation matter, please contact Kiwan & Chambers, APC. Our firm can answer your questions regarding any of the forms. Schedule your free consultation now by calling our San Diego office at 619-369-3504.
Three Forms That Injured People Should Know
We have compiled a few of the most important forms in one place for you with a short explanation to help you through the process.
- Predesignation form: A predesignation form is a form that allows an injured worker to predesignate a physician before their industrial injury.
- Workers’ compensation claim form (DCW-1): This form is required to begin the process for a claim for workers’ compensation benefits.
- Intake questionnaire: An intake questionnaire gives your workers’ compensation attorney the essential information they need to begin your representation.
Get The Help You Need
Understanding the workers’ compensation forms is very helpful. But, the most important thing you can do is work with an experienced attorney who can help you through the workers’ compensation process. Trying to handle your case on your own increases the odds that your claim could be denied, especially if it’s a more complex case like the one involving repetitive stress injuries.