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Workers' Compensation

Every year thousands of California employees suffer work-related injuries. Workers' Compensation is an insurance system. Like most states, California has a workers' compensation system to compensate employees for accidental injuries occurring in the workplace. Workers' compensation benefits primarily cover accidental injuries. Injuries are accidental if they happen unexpectedly, without design or plan.

The benefits available to workers include permanent or temporary total disability, permanent or temporary partial disability, and medical and related expenses. Workers' compensation entitles an employee to all reasonable and necessary medical care related to the injury.

Workers' Compensation is a program that is set up to pay for the expenses incurred in the event you are injured at work while performing your regular job duties. You will be sent to a doctor that is enrolled in a program and your expenses will be paid for. In the event your injury prevents you from working, you will receive a portion of your regular pay.


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  • Your supervisor
  • Quincy Cruz
    Benefits Assistant
    5250 Campanile Drive
    San Diego, CA 92182–1945
    Phone: 619–594–1088
    Fax: 619–594–3763
    qcruz@foundation.sdsu.edu
  • Workers' Compensation Carrier
    The Hartford
    12009 Foundation Place
    Rancho Cordova, CA 995670
    Policy Number: 72WN S 30400
    Effective: 07/01/2013 to 07/01/2014
    Phone: 800–327–3636
    Fax: 800–8347–8197
  • Information and Assistance Office, California Industrial Relations Department 1351 Front Street #3047
    San Diego, CA 92101–3690
    Phone: 619–525–4206
    Phone: 800–736–7401

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