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Do I Qualify for California Workers' Compensation Benefits?


In accordance with California Assembly Bill 1309, a professional athlete may lawfully file a claim for Workers' Compensation benefits, given at least one the following circumstances*:

  • Contract: The athlete signed or formulated a professional contract in the State of California with a team or employer

  • Residence: The athlete established permanent residence in the State of California during his or her professional athletic career

  • California Teams/Affiliates: The athlete played exclusively or predominately for a professional sports team, employer, or its affiliates in the State of California

  • Agent or Representative: The athlete retained a California agent or representative during their professional athletic career

As a professional athlete, you may be entitled to the following benefits under State of California Workers' Compensation laws:

  • Permanent Disability
  • Temporary Disability
  • Medical - Legal Evaluations
  • Short Term/Lifetime Future Medical Care
  • Supplemental Job Displacement Benefits/Vocational Rehabilitation


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