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Psychiatric Injuries – 6 Month Employment Rule

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Psychiatric Injuries

Labor Code Section 3208.3(d) provides that no compensation shall be paid unless the employee has worked for the employer for at least 6 months. Employment need not be continuous. However, if the injury is caused by a sudden and extraordinary employment condition, then the 6 month rule does not apply. There has been extensive litigation regarding what constitutes sudden and extraordinary.

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I am a California Workers Comp Attorney blogging to inform those who have been injured at work and are seeking out a legal advocate. Contact my office at 800-400-8321.