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Category Archives: California Workers’ Compensation

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Ladder Falls and Construction Accidents

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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

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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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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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Surviving Family of Worker Can Bring Workers’ Compensation Claims

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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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Can I Be Fired For Filing A Workers’ Compensation Claim In California?

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California employees injured on the job are entitled to medical treatment, temporary total disability benefits (“TTD”), temporary partial disability (“TPD”), and permanent disability (“PD”) depending on the extent of their injury. Although a workers’ compensation claim is not necessarily a lawsuit against the employer, employers sometimes take offense to an employee filing workers’ compensation… Read More »

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