If you have questions or need help regarding your workers’ compensation benefits, please contact the Workers' Compensation Manager in Human Resources (707-826-3626). This person can provide immediate help with your questions or claim.
Medical services for workplace injuries may be provided by the HSU Student Health Center during normal work hours and when semesters are in session. If the Student Health Center is unavailable, please seek non-emergency medical attention at:
Mad River Occupational Health Services
592 14th Street
If medical treatment is considered an emergency, please seek treatment at:
Mad River Community Hospital Emergency Room
3800 Janes Road
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 826-8264. or
the nearest hospital
P.O. Box 14629
Lexington, KY 40512-4629
If you are dissatisfied with the information provided, you may contact an Information and Assistance Officer or an attorney. For the Information and Assistance Officer in Eureka, call (707) 441-5723. They will inform you of your rights and, if necessary, will provide you with a full review of your claim for compensation. The information and assistance service is free.
Some issues may need to be resolved by the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, the state agency responsible for handling disputes. The Appeals Board is a court of law. You can represent yourself or you may want to hire a lawyer. If you hire a lawyer, the lawyer’s fee will be deducted from your benefits.
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