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How Social Media Can Affect Your Workers’ Comp Case

By Invictus Law |

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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What To Do If You Are Injured Outside Of Work?

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Image source Most people understand that businesses and companies have workers’ compensation insurance and that it typically covers injuries sustained while someone is in the workplace and performing their essential duties. For example, if someone falls off a ladder at their construction job and breaks their arm, that injury would be covered by workers’… Read More »

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What Are OSHA’s Fatal Four?

By Invictus Law |

Construction is a dangerous business. Construction accounts for upwards of 20 percent of all workplace fatalities in the United States, even though construction workers make up only six percent of the workforce. In 2020 alone, over 1,000 construction workers were killed in on-the-job construction accidents. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compiles statistics… Read More »

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Can You Get Workers’ Comp and Disability at the Same Time?

By Invictus Law |

Your job is your livelihood, and when an illness or injury makes it challenging (or even impossible) for you to continue working, you need to replace your lost paychecks somehow. Thankfully, in California, there are two primary ways that you can get replacement income when you can’t work: workers’ comp and Social Security Disability… Read More »

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Does Workers’ Compensation Affect Future Employment?

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Returning to work after an injury or illness is a stressful experience, particularly for those dealing with the workers’ comp system. We want to make it clear—it’s illegal for a future employer to deny you a job due to a previous workers’ compensation claim. However, that doesn’t mean that all employers are honest. If… Read More »

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The Effects of Benzene on Workers’ Health

By Invictus Law |

California workers face hazards in the workplace every day. They face the risk of slip and falls, exposure to pathogens such as the novel coronavirus, vehicle accidents, and injuries caused by heavy machinery. In some industries, workers are unwittingly exposed to even more insidious dangers. Many California workers have been unknowingly exposed to a… Read More »

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Most Common Injuries For Warehouse Employees

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Over 1.7 million people work in the warehousing industry. That’s over 600,000 more, warehouse employees, in the US than three years ago and over a million more than ten years ago. As the number of people working in warehouses increases, so does the number of work-related injuries. In 2020, the industry saw 21 deaths… Read More »

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