Legal Question in Employment Law in California

I've been working for this company for 10 years laying carpet one day at work my knees got swollen so I went to the hospital emergency room it turns out that I have arthritis from the wear and tear to joint. my employers does not want to help me with a medical bill and I'm still working with a lot of pain in my knee I get paid by piece work no work no money what can I do

Asked on 9/28/13, 8:28 pm

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Arkady Itkin Law Office of Arkady Itkin
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You should consult with a local attorney to discuss your options of requesting reasonable accommodations at work as you may be entitled under ADA or FEHA, including medical/disability leave and possibly modified schedule or duties, to the extent possible and feasable.


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Answered on 9/29/13, 9:26 am
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Your injuries are covered under worker's compensation laws for cumulative injuries like yours.: You need to immediately report your injury to your employer and file a claim for benefits such as temporary disability benefits. Feel free to call me at 213-388-7070 for a free consultation.

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Answered on 9/29/13, 12:38 pm

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