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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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What Are the Most Common Causes of Workplace Injuries in California?

By Invictus Law |

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), an average of 3.6 per 100 workers suffered a workplace injury in California in 2017, amounting to a total of more than 466,000 workers injured that year. Of those California workplace injuries, 376 were ultimately fatal. Serious and fatal injuries occur at workplaces across California every… Read More »

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What is a QME?

By Invictus Law |

If you are injured while on the job, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation. In order to bring a claim for workers’ compensation in California, there are a variety of legal hoops and hurdles you must overcome. If you and your employer or the insurer have any disagreements as to what benefits you… Read More »

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What Types of Injuries are Covered by California Workers’ Compensation?

By Invictus Law |

California law requires that employers provide workers’ compensation benefits for any employee who was injured on the job. Benefits include medical care, temporary disability benefits and supplemental job placement benefits. The injury must be covered even if the person injured was at fault for causing the accident and injury. There are, however, some boundaries… Read More »

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Landscaper Workers’ Compensation Claims May Soon Surge

By Invictus Law |

A second recent jury verdict was just handed down against Monsanto/Bayer based on allegations that one of their herbicide products contains cancer-causing chemicals. The herbicide product is commonly used by landscapers and groundskeepers. These recent verdicts may indicate that a spike in the number of workers’ compensation claims from landscapers and groundskeepers may be… Read More »

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Surviving Family of Worker Can Bring Workers’ Compensation Claims

By Invictus Law |

Family members of workers who are fatally injured in workplace accidents are often unsure of their legal rights. Under California law, the surviving family members of an employee who has passed as the result of a workplace accident may have a claim for workers’ compensation, and a recent decision from the California Supreme Court… Read More »

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Perpetrators of Southern California Workers’ Compensation Fraud Indicted

By Invictus Law |

Workers injured on the job face a number of hurdles in securing appropriate coverage. Employers and insurance providers are reluctant to pay out if they can find a way to reduce their costs, and they may seek to limit the type of treatments available to workers, reduce the length of disability coverage, or otherwise… Read More »

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