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Does an Employer Have a Duty to Report a COVID-19 Case?

Does an Employer Have a Duty to Report a COVID-19 Case?

By Invictus Law |

On March 11, 2020, The World Health Organization (WHO) classified COVID-19 as a global pandemic. As the COVID-19 pandemic ravages the world, employers struggle with business continuity while keeping their employees safe. In the United States, many employers follow the White House Guidelines for Opening Up America Again to minimize the spread of COVID-19. But due… Read More »

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What Should You Expect at a Workers’ Comp Deposition?

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Workers injured on the job in California are guaranteed workers’ compensation insurance coverage provided through their employer. Employers and insurance providers are not always willing to pay, or they may have quibbles concerning the extent of your injuries, the necessity of certain treatments, your ability to return to work, or even whether the injury… Read More »

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What to Do When Workers’ Comp Refuses to Pay for Your Necessary Medical Care

By Invictus Law |

If you become injured on the job and your work injury requires medical care, your employer’s workers’ compensation insurer will always be responsible for paying the whole of any necessary medical treatment which is reasonable.  However, you are not responsible for co-payments in these cases. Your medical providers are also prohibited by law from… Read More »

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Injured At Work Then Fired? Here’s What You Need To Do

By Invictus Law |

In California, every employer is expected to make sure they are providing a safe workplace at all times; unfortunately, this doesn’t always mean people never get injured on the job. Regardless if you work construction, in a warehouse, or at a desk, you as an employee have the right to your safety and well-being…. Read More »

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How Does Workers’ Comp Work in California?

By Invictus Law |

A serious workplace accident is a jarring experience. Injured workers have to deal with their own medical recovery, figuring out if and when they can return to work, and family logistics, all while trying to wade through the workers’ compensation claims process. The whole experience can easily become overwhelming. Here, we will try to… Read More »

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Is Coronavirus Covered By Workers’ Compensation in the U.S.?

By Invictus Law |

Times are challenging for business in many ways at the moment because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. One area that the virus has significantly impacted is the United States’ workers’ compensation system. The largest premium segment of the U.S commercial insurance market–being mandated by 49 states–is the workers’ compensation schemes. The pandemic houses the… Read More »

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Activity Trackers and Workers’ Comp Claims

By Invictus Law |

Fitbits, Apple Watches, and other wearable fitness technology are a booming trend in the United States. People enjoy being able to monitor their heart rate, steps, calories burned, sleep cycles, and other fitness activity during workouts and throughout the day. If a worker’s movement, heart rate, and other health and fitness indicators are tracked… Read More »

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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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