what do i do if i got hurt at work and boss has no insurance?

I recently got hurt at work and my boss has no insurance. he says no work no pay. i have a broken wrist and a ruptured disc in my back. i live in california and he never paid workmans comp

Asked By: ernie a - 3/28/2007
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By law in California, an employer with one employee must carry worker's compensation insurance. If he has none, he's about to get fined big time by the state... More
Answered By: Faye H - 3/29/2007
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sounds like your boss may be in trouble huh? and it may be time for you to see an attorney?
Answered By: Jo Blo - 3/28/2007
If you can prove that you got hurt at work and he has no worker's comp insurance, you may very soon be the boss. You will need to see a lawyer as soon as possible.
Answered By: Brian G - 3/28/2007
Look up an attorney. Most states that have Workman's Comp have very strict laws about employer's not paying workmans' comp...they can be sued/fined into oblivian... More
Answered By: texanweazel - 3/28/2007
I don't know what the laws are over there, but here in Australia, the boss would be in big trouble. I think you need to go and get yourself a lawyer real fast. Try and find one that gives you the first twenty minutes for free. If they think you have got a good case they usually represent you for free up front and... More
Answered By: Alwyn C - 3/28/2007
You didn't mention what you do for a living. Or how long ago you got hurt. Did you go to the hospital for treatment? Can you go to work and get ANYTHING done with these injuries? I worked with a broken wrist but I took a week off to lay around and moan in pain first. It hurt like hell! I have bad disks in my neck and I... More
Answered By: MrsZ - 3/28/2007
He's still responsible for all medical bills and lost wages... More
Answered By: mbrcatz17 - 3/28/2007
Check out This will tell you how to file a claim under the "Uninsured Employers Fund" Not carrying workmen's comp insurance in CA is illegal and your employer will be in trouble once you file.
Answered By: Mom of 2 - 3/28/2007
depending on how many employees your company has depends on what you can or cant do. there are certain regulations based on how large a company is and the insurance they must cover Work safety is proceded over by OSHA and if he was in violation of any laws or regulations you have a suit against him goodluck
Answered By: Renee - 3/28/2007
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