Can i move to a different state and still recieved workers comp or do i have to stay in california till my case is closed.
California residence is not required to receive indemnity payments or treatment, however I constantly see my out-of-state clients having trouble finding doctors that will treat them under the crazy California Workers Compensation system and payment structure. You might do well to get a lump sum settlement if you are going out of state. You could call one of us for a free consult it that would help. All the best.
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Yes it’s still a free country and you can move whenever you wish. It may be difficult to find a doctor to treat you out of state, and you may have to return to California if the insurance company wants you examined by a State QME, but they would have to pay for your travel. If possible you might want to get a final report from your doctor before you leave, or make an attempt to get your case settled before your move. Good Luck.
You can move to another state without penalty.
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