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What is a Qualified Medical Evaluator?

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When you are injured on the job in California, you are guaranteed workers’ compensation coverage. Unfortunately, it’s rarely as simple as filing the paperwork and having your claims approved. You may be forced to go through several steps to get the coverage you are owed for the treatments you need after your workplace injury…. Read More »

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How Long Does a Workers’ Comp Claim Take?

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If you have been injured at the workplace, you are entitled to file for workers’ compensation. Coverage does not happen automatically, however. You’ll need to notify your employer of the injury and fill out the appropriate paperwork to file your claim for workers’ comp. The workers’ comp insurance provider will then review and investigate… Read More »

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What Constitutes an Unsafe Work Environment?

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California workers have the right to be free from unsafe working conditions under the California Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1973. California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), better known as Cal/OSHA, protects workers from unsafe workplace conditions by issuing and enforcing safety standards, conducting inspections, providing outreach and education, and issuing… Read More »

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Workplace Injury My Fault: Can I Still Get Workers’ Comp?

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Many people who are hurt on the job are afraid to report the accident because they think they are at fault. They worry that their job may be at risk if they admit to a mistake and that they would be denied workers’ compensation anyway because they did something wrong which led to the… Read More »

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Return to Work Supplement: What is it and How to Apply?

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California workers’ compensation covers medical bills and a portion of lost wages for eligible workers who are injured on the job. However, there are many additional benefits available to qualifying workers. Depending on your circumstances and your needs, there are a number of supplemental payments you could apply for to help you cover certain… Read More »

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Consequences For Filing a Fraudulent Workers’ Comp Claim When Not Eligible

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California workers are guaranteed the right to workers’ compensation coverage for workplace injuries. Unfortunately, some workers try to abuse the system by filing false workers’ comp claims. The law punishes fraudulent workers’ comp claims very severely. If you have suffered a workplace injury, talk to an experienced California workers’ comp attorney at Invictus Law…. Read More »

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How Does Weed Affect My Workers’ Comp Claim

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Medicinal marijuana has been legal in California for some time, and now recreational possession and usage are completely legal for adults. If cannabis is legal in California, then weed should not have any effect on your workers’ compensation claim, right? And, if you are prescribed medical marijuana to treat a workplace injury, your employer’s… Read More »

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Does a Small Business Need to Carry Workers’ Comp Insurance for Its Workers?

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Workers’ compensation insurance protects workers in the event of a workplace injury. If an employee is injured on the job, the employer’s workers’ comp insurance will cover medical expenses, lost wages, disability benefits, job replacement benefits, and other costs related to the injury. California requires employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance for the benefit… Read More »

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COVID-19 Layoffs: How to Recover After Losing Your Job

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When the COVID-29 pandemic hit and lockdowns ensued, nearly 18.2 million of the 23.1 million workers, who were temporarily laid off or furloughed, were expected to be recalled to their previous employer.  By August, many workers returned to their jobs, but permanently laid-off workers increased by 4.1 million, and unemployed workers for 15 or more… Read More »

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Reopening An Old Workers Comp Claim

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The thing that hurts more than being unable to work due to unemployment is not working after being injured on the job. A U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics study concludes that over 2.8 million American workers were injured or made ill on their worksite. That is the equivalent of almost three out of every… Read More »

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