San Bernardino Injured Workers: Virus Layoffs and Work Injuries maybe Eligible for Unemployment Insurance
If you are in San Bernardino County and were injured at work before the Covid 19 virus layoffs: you can get help at the Employment Development Department EDD
If you live or work in the San Bernardino or 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 EDD, the California Employment Development Department if you were laid off, fired, furloughed, or told to go home because of the virus in San Bernardino or Riverside County.
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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. This could be from 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 work. Contact us as soon as possible as there are several timelines wherein you must file your claim for benefits. Failure to file on time may affect your Worker’s Compensation rights.
Here are some helpful links to help you understand the process to file for state disability insurance claims if you are injured and unable to work or for unemployment insurance claims if you were laid off, furloughed, or fired because of the virus pandemic.
How to file a state disability insurance claim online
File an unemployment insurance claim
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance