San Diego Workers’ Compensation Billboards Seek to InformBy Kenton Koszdin Law Office on November 19, 2012 | In Workers Compensation
If you spend time in San Diego County, you may have seen a new billboard featuring a workers’ compensation message. The billboards remind workers that their employers are required by law to have workers’ compensation coverage, and they provide a phone number for workers to call for more information.
The billboards are sponsored by the San Diego County District Attorney’s office, according to an article in the North Coast Times. They’re part of a campaign to make sure that workers know their rights if they get injured on the job, including their right to have medical bills and other expenses paid by the workers’ compensation insurance nearly all employers are required to have.
The billboard campaign includes 65 billboards throughout the county appearing in both English and Spanish. Their purpose is to inform and raise awareness about workers’ compensation fraud and other issues, which the district attorney’s office says costs Californians about $4 billion each year. The San Diego County District Attorney has also printed leaflets for employers, run ads on movie screens, and created 200,000 workplace posters – all designed to let employees and employers know that workers’ compensation rules must be followed.
Workers’ compensation is designed to protect those injured in on-the-job accidents in California. If you’ve been hurt on the job and need help getting the compensation you deserve, call a workers’ compensation lawyer at the Kenton Koszdin Law Office today. Our number is (800) 438-7734, and your initial consultation is free and confidential.