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Does Marijuana Disqualify a Workers’ Comp Claim?

By Invictus Law |

The recreational use of marijuana is legal in the State of California. Soon enough, most California employers won’t even be allowed to test prospective or current employees for cannabis use. Does that mean that cannabis use cannot hurt your workers’ compensation claim? Unfortunately, the answer is not so simple. Depending on the circumstances, marijuana… Read More »

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Who Is Exempt From Workers’ Comp in CA?

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Throughout the nation, employees have the right to compensation if they are hurt on the job, with California offering some of the most comprehensive workers’ compensation coverage in the US. Here, if an employer has just one employee, they are required by law to have workers’ compensation Insurance. Additionally, the definition of who counts… Read More »

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Can You Get Workers’ Comp Benefits for Sleep Problems?

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In California, covered employees are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for illness or injury caused by work-related duties. Workers’ comp coverage is available for physical injuries, illnesses, and even mental illnesses caused by work. Are sleep disorders covered? Are there sleep disorders that can be connected to the office or the performance of job… Read More »

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Is Your Employer Failing to Accommodate Your Work Injury?

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Employees injured at work have the right to collect workers’ compensation. If that injury rises to the level of a disability, the worker has additional rights, including the right to reasonable accommodation. Read on to learn about reasonable accommodations after a workplace injury, and call our dedicated California workers’ comp attorney for help with… Read More »

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Mental Health and Workers’ Comp

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Not all injuries are external, and not all harm is physical. In the modern era, physicians and lawmakers understand that mental health issues are very real, and they can be caused by external factors. Depression, anxiety disorders, and several other conditions can result from traumatic events and external pressures, including troublesome workplace environments. If… Read More »

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How Are Cumulative Injuries Compensated?

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If you work for someone else in California and you are hurt on the job, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. When you’re hurt in an accident, like falling off a ladder, the injury and the compensation are clear: You broke your leg, you get coverage for your medical treatment and lost wages… Read More »

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How Social Media Can Affect Your Workers’ Comp Case

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The internet age has shifted our cultural mindset. People are used to sharing their daily lives, including intimate details, with friends, family, and strangers online. If you’ve been hurt at work, however, and you are in the middle of seeking workers’ compensation benefits, social media is not your friend. Continue reading for a discussion… Read More »

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Difference Between Workers Comp and Personal Injury

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When a worker is injured on the job in California, they are guaranteed workers’ compensation coverage for their injuries. Depending upon the nature and circumstances of their injury, however, they may also have a separate claim for personal injury. Personal injury and workers’ compensation are two different pathways to compensation after an accident. Below,… Read More »

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Workers’ Comp Death Benefits

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Every employee in California is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ comp covers medical costs associated with a workplace injury, a portion of the worker’s missed wages, and other benefits such as job displacement training. If a worker is killed in an accident on the job, however, what happens? Are the worker’s family and… Read More »

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What Are The Top 6 Workplace Hazards?

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Image source Depending on your career field, it’s pretty likely that you have to contend with at least a few types of workplace hazards that could potentially result in a physical injury if something goes wrong within the work environment. Sadly, a wide range of materials, equipment, and activities could result in injuries under… Read More »

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