News Media Advisory:
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Contact: Steve Hopcraft 916/457-5546;
Injured Worker’s Family to Lose Temporary Disability: Insurance Carrier’s Delays of Medical Care to Put Sacramento Family Out in the Cold
An injured Sacramento operating engineer and advocates on his behalf have called a news conference to announce that due to insurance company delays in medical care, and the governor’s restrictions on Temporary Disability, he and his family are losing their Temporary Disability income during Christmas Week.
A motorcyclist hit Richard Chance at work and Richard was thrown 35 feet. Richard will detail his injuries, the delays in approving medical care, and the financial impacts on his family from being cut off of Temporary Disability this week.
WHAT: Protest the loss of temporary disability for injured worker
WHO: Injured Operating Engineer Richard Chance;
Sue Borg, Legislative Chair, CA. Applicants Attorneys
WHEN: Tuesday, December 23, 2008, 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: 1127-11th Street, 8th floor conference room, Sacramento
Posted 12-23-2008 4:50 AM by caaaAdmin