Fontana Work Injuries before the Covid 19 virus layoffs: you can get help at the Employment Development Department EDD
If you live or work in the Fontana or in the west end of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties, we can help you if had a Worker’s Compensation injury before you are laid off, fired, furloughed, or told to go home because of the virus. You may be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits at the California Employment Development Department EDD if you were laid off, fired, furloughed, or told to go home because of the virus..
If you were injured at work before you were laid off, fired, furloughed, or told to go home because of the virus, you may also be eligible for Worker’s Compensation benefits. It could be a specific injury or incident which happened at work or was work related in some way. It could also be a injury that occurred over time like a wear and tear injury that was the result of your job duties and activities such as warehouse work, assembly line work, keyboard/typing or any other type of repetitive task. Contact us as soon as possible as there are several timelines wherein you must file your claim for benefits.
Here are some helpful links to help you understand the process to file for unemployment insurance claims and state disability insurance claims if you are injured and unable to work: