Typically independent contractors are not considered employees covered under California's Workers Compensation benefits. However sometimes there is exceptions and it depends on a number of factors that involve your job.
Factors considered in this include..
Whether you set your own hours or if you have a set schedule by a supervisor you must report to..
Whether you have to wear a uniform to work representing a company.. these are just some examples of what your lawyer would consider in helping handle your work related injury.
It's always good to speak to a professional to make sure you have all options available to you.
If you need a work injury attorney contact California Law Associates at 714-542-3377 or by filling out the contact form
Andria Holt is a J.D. graduate of Pacific Coast University School of Law who has been employed in the California Workers' Compensation Field since 2008.
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