What Does It Mean to Be an At-Will Employee in California?

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Posted By DAM Firm | August 25 2020 | Workers' Comp

What Does It Mean to Be an At-Will Employee in California?

When most people seek to gain employment, they are probably not thinking about whether or not they are an “at-will” employee. However, it is important to understand that California is an “at-will” employment state. This means that either you or your employer may decide to end the employment arrangement at any time and for just…

Posted By DAM Firm | August 24 2020 | Workers' Comp

When Should You Contact a Workers’ Comp Attorney?

If you or somebody you love sustains a workplace injury or illness, you should be entitled to recover workers’ compensation benefits. The workers’ compensation system in California is a “no-fault” system, which means that an employee is entitled to benefits regardless of who caused the injury. There are very few circumstances in which a person…

Posted By DAM Firm | August 21 2020 | Workers' Comp

What is Wrongful Termination Under California Law?

There is a difference between being fired for a job and being wrongfully terminated. While being fired is not terribly uncommon, a person who is wrongfully terminated is one who has lost their job for a reason considered illegal in the eyes of the law. The person who has been wrongfully terminated may be entitled…

Posted By DAM Firm | August 20 2020 | Personal Injury, Workers' Comp

How Does Severance Pay Work in California?

Severance pay is compensation that employers provide to employee upon termination of their employment. Under California law, businesses are generally not required to offer severance pay to a terminated employee. Similarly, the U.S. Department of Labor does not generally require that employers offer severance pay to employees. However, that does not mean there are no…

Posted By DAM Firm | August 19 2020 | Personal Injury

What Types of Damages Can You Recover in an Injury Case?

Sustaining an injury can be a major setback for a victim. Injuries are more than just a simple inconvenience. Anybody who has been injured in an accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another person should be able to recover compensation for their losses. While many injuries caused by other parties are relatively…

Posted By DAM Firm | August 18 2020 | Personal Injury

When Can I Expect a Settlement Check?

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another party, it may be necessary to seek compensation through an insurance settlement or a personal injury lawsuit. The vast majority of personal injury cases are resolved through settlements with insurance carriers. While these cases are not…

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