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Ladder Falls and Construction Accidents

By Invictus Law |

Ladders are used in the home and at work in a variety of contexts. In the construction industry, ladder-related accidents are a consistent source of worker injuries and fatalities. According to various safety studies, more than 90,000 people across the country receive emergency room treatment from ladder-related injuries every year. Thousands of workers are… Read More »

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Why Workers’ Compensation Claims Get Denied

By Invictus Law |

In California, if you are hurt on the job, you are entitled to workers’ compensation. All qualifying employers are required to carry workers’ compensation coverage for their employees, and the employees benefit from that coverage if they get injured at work. Not all workers’ compensation claims are accepted by the insurance company, however. Some… Read More »

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How Surveillance Impacts a Workers’ Compensation Claim

By Invictus Law |

If you were injured on the job in California, you are generally entitled to coverage from your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. Employers or insurance companies may try to avoid paying out on workers’ compensation claims by either claiming that an injury occurred outside of the workplace, that the employee is disqualified for coverage for… Read More »

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Fatal Injuries and Workers’ Comp Death Benefits

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The sudden death of a loved one is always difficult, emotional, and confusing. When the deceased person was the primary breadwinner of the family, the associated financial insecurity adds insult to injury in a situation that is already fraught. Continue reading to learn about workers’ compensation death benefits after a fatal workplace injury, and… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation and Repetitive Stress Injuries

By Invictus Law |

When people think about workers’ compensation, typically what comes to mind are catastrophic injuries such as losing a hand to a machine or falling off of a ladder. While these types of workplace accidents are common and certainly merit compensation, not all workplace injuries happen as the result of a big accident or one-time… Read More »

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What Should I Do After I Am Hurt At Work?

By Invictus Law |

If you are injured on the job in California, you are entitled to workers’ compensation coverage.  Your employer should have you covered by workers’ compensation insurance, such that you will not be forced to go broke paying for your medical bills or suffer from lost wages while you are unable to perform your job… Read More »

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Healthcare Workers and Workplace Injuries

By Invictus Law |

Healthcare is a strenuous field.  Employees are often required to work long hours stretching late into the night, performing a combination of mentally-challenging, emotionally-draining, and physically-exhausting activities.  Patients can be erratic and occasionally violent.  Even at the best of times, moving patients from bed to gurney or running down the halls in an emergency… Read More »

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How do Workers’ Compensation Liens Work?

By Invictus Law |

If you are injured on the job in California, you are likely entitled to workers’ compensation.  Your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance should cover your injury-related expenses, including ambulance rides, ER expenses, long-term medical bills and wages lost as a result of your injury.  Typically, because you are covered by your employer’s insurance, you are… Read More »

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Occupational Diseases and Workers’ Comp in California

By Invictus Law |

The most common workers’ compensation cases are also the most clear-cut: A piece of equipment fails, a delivery vehicle crashes, a buzz saw breaks, or a person slips and falls, and they are injured at work. These workers are clearly entitled to workers’ compensation. But what happens if the cause is more subtle? What… Read More »

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How to Choose a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

By Invictus Law |

So you’ve been injured in the workplace and you have decided to retain an attorney to help you pursue your workers’ compensation claims. Your next step is to find a Southern California workers’ compensation lawyer. How do you pick the attorney who is best for you? How do you determine which attorney will maximize… Read More »

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