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Temporary Total Disability in the California Workers' Compensation System- 2017 Update

While the length of time an injured worker may receive temporary total disability (TTD) benefits was slashed to a 104-week maximum by the California legislature in 2004 as part of a major reform act, the weekly maximum rates for TTD continue to climb higher.

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www.dir.ca.gov/dwc The Division of Workers' Compensation of the California Department of Industrial Relations contains much user-friendly information. Also, each District Officer of the Division of Workers' Compensation has an Information and Assistance Officer who helps injured workers apply for benefits.

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