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

By Invictus Law |

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

By Invictus Law |

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?

By Invictus Law |

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

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

By Invictus Law |

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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What is a Predesignated Personal Physician?

By Invictus Law |

If you are hurt on the job in California, you are entitled to workers’ compensation coverage. Your medical costs will be covered by your employer’s workers’ comp insurer, and you are entitled to a portion of your lost wages as well as certain other benefits. Many workers understand that they are entitled to coverage… Read More »

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What To Do When Your Unemployment Benefits Run Out

By Invictus Law |

In our current times of economic uncertainty and financial distress, unemployment has skyrocketed. But what happens if your unemployment benefits run out, or you’re about to lose them, and you are still in between jobs? Don’t panic. There are steps you can take to access resources to assist you. Unemployment benefits are supposed to… Read More »

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Why You Need A Workers Comp Lawyer In California

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Are you aware what benefits you are entitled to from workers’ compensation insurance when you are injured at work? Does it matter who is at fault with the Injury? Can you see any doctor, or are you limited to the doctors you can see? There are questions that people have when they get injured… Read More »

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