Los Angeles, CA asked in Workers' Compensation for California

Q: Carpol tunnel surgery thru WC from corp. No cash settle, insured as long still with corp. LIFE CAUSED TO GET A 2ND JOB.

Having comp w/injury. Does 2nd job bring any conflict to initial settlement

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1 Lawyer Answer

Ronald Mahurin

  • Workers' Compensation Lawyer
  • Point Arena, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: This question cannot be answered with the information provided. Generally, no, a second job should not have any influence on your WC case unless the employer is seeking apportionment to secondary employment, If I were a defense attorney, I would try to get contribution from the second employer for a CT claim. Further, WC awards are lifetime, not for the time of employment only. I suggest you speak with the Information & Assistance office to make sure you have the facts right.

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