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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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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