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Posted By DAM Firm | May 15 2015 | English

Is Too Much Stress or Developing a Mental Health Issue Covered By Workers’ Compensation?

When first hearing the term worker’s comp, most people picture a physical injury like a back strain or chemical burn in association with the claim. However, it is possible that some people receive worker’s comp benefits because of a mental issue arising from the workplace. If you are considering filing a worker’s comp claim for…

Posted By DAM Firm | May 1 2015 | Uncategorized

What is Workers’ Compensation Discrimination

After a workplace injury or illness, you have the right to file for workers’ compensation benefits without retaliation or harassment from your employer. Employers in California are required by law to provide employees with access to workers’ compensation coverage. When they discriminate against you for taking advantage of your right to compensation, they are committing…

Posted By DAM Firm | April 21 2015 | Uncategorized

Permanent Disability

Many people who file for workers’ compensation claims immediately or ultimately need permanent disability benefits as a result of their injury or illness. You may even be entitled to benefits for permanent disability even if your workers’ compensation claim is denied. Here is some information to clarify how permanent disability works within and outside of…

Posted By DAM Firm | April 15 2015 | Uncategorized

What Is the Difference Between Temporary Disability and Workers’ Compensation?

After an on-the-job injury, you may feel overwhelmed with all of the forms and employee benefits information. Even the best human resources department may not be able to help you fully understand everything. One of the questions many employees have after an accident is about the difference between temporary disability and workers’ compensation. Workers’ Compensation…

Posted By DAM Firm | April 10 2015 | Taxes on Workers Comp

Do I Pay Taxes on Workers’ Compensation?

Filing a claim for insurance often brings up questions about taxes and personal responsibility for benefits. Luckily, workers’ compensation is an employee benefit not normally considered part of your taxable income. If you received benefits under a California workers’ compensation act or a federal policy for an illness or injury incurred on the job or…

Posted By DAM Firm | February 21 2014 | Personal Injury


Isaac Torres and his family lost their home in foreclosure in 2008. They moved into a nearby apartment building in order to begin their new lives. In January of 2010, Mr. Torres slipped and fell down the stairs at the rear of the building. Like many slip and fall injury cases, he sustained back injuries…

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