Oceanside, CA asked in Workers' Compensation for California

Q: I have 2 accepted workers Comp cases do i get 2 separate checks or do they combine both ?

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Steven James Foster
Steven James Foster
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  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Chico, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: That depends on the type of benefit – temporary disability or permanent disability. It also depends on if the injuries are with the same employer. Assuming that your injuries are with the same employer and you are talking about temporary disability, you would only be entitled to one temporary disability payment.

Domingo R. Castillo
Domingo R. Castillo
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  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Pomona , CA
  • Licensed in California

A: More info is needed. I suggest that you contact a Workers Compensation Attorney to discuss your claims and make sure that everything is being done correctly. Most workers comp attorneys give a free consultation.

Nancy J. Wallace
Nancy J. Wallace
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  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Grand Terrace, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: It depends on how the Judge's order reads. If the reporting doctor couldn't fully separate disability from the two injuries so one document closed out rights on both claims, there could be a order from the judge for one amount, so you get one check. But if there different insurane companies involved and different orders on separate settlements, there would be two checks.

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