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How long does it take for a California worker's comp "compromise and release" lump sum to be paid?
Labor Code 5000-5106, Title 8 10870-10882, Labor Code 4650 (d) and 5184, Labor Code 4650 (b)
I'll wait. Thanks.
Good morning,I'm Doug, and I'm sorry to hear of the confusion. My goal is to provide you with excellent service today. In order to give you a clear and concise answer, I will need some additional information about the circumstances, please.1. Are you represented by an attorney?2. Has the Work Comp Board approved the C&R yet?Doug
Hi Doug. The C&R was granted in 2011. The man who got the award is saying he is still waiting for his money. He is telling my mother-in-law he will pay her the 10,000.00 she gave him when he gets this money. We believe he has received and spent this money long ago.
Good morning, And, I would say that you are 100% correct in your belief in the situation. It is unfortunate, but it sounds as if this man is lying to your mother in law. The average time between the C&R being approved by the WCAB, and the payment to the worker being processed and received by them, is 2 to 4 weeks. Now would be the time that your mother in law needs to get a lawsuit on file for breach of contract. You may reply back to me again, using the Reply to Expert link, if you have additional questions. I wish you the best in your future, Doug
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