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Can Employers Visit You at Home If You Call in Sick?

Many American employees use sick days when they aren’t actually sick, but to what lengths can an employer go to verify that an employee who called in sick is actually sick that day? Ultimately, an employer should take an employee’s statement that he or she is sick at face value; it probably is not worth […]

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Do My Workers’ Compensation Benefits Continue After I Quit My Job?

If you’ve quit your job after a work-related injury, are you entitled to workers’ compensation benefits? Some employers may not believe your claim, especially if you have yet to resume employment elsewhere. Work-related injuries need the expertise of an established law firm to help wade through the workers’ compensation laws, as the laws vary from […]

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Can You Claim Workers’ Compensation for a Bad Desk Setup?

As today’s personal workspace has changed, the hours we spend sitting and standing on the job have increased. Your job may require you to stay at your desk for extended periods. Many people experience prolonged and chronic pain because of the time they spend working in one spot. The pain can cause a person to […]

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What Minor Injuries Can You Claim Workers’ Compensation For in Orange County?

Although many work-related injuries are serious, you don’t have to suffer a concussion or permanent spinal cord injury to qualify for California workers’ compensation. The state program extends to all injured workers, regardless of the severity of the injury, if the incident occurred during a job-related task and the employee qualifies for benefits. You can claim […]

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Does Workers’ Compensation Pay for the Ambulance That Took You to the Hospital When You Were Injured?

Workers’ compensation insurance covers a wide range of medical expenses for injuries sustained by employees completing work-related duties. Depending on one’s line of work, injuries may be severe enough to warrant emergency treatment. Sometimes, the cost of necessary procedures can be extensive, and workers’ compensation can be a great boon to injured employees. Let’s imagine […]

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5 Signs of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

California law requires employers to have workers’ compensation insurance to cover any injuries suffered by employees while engaged in work activities. It is a no-fault system that allows employees to receive compensation for their injuries without having to prove that the employer was negligent. Despite this well-intentioned system, there are still those who commit workers’ […]

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Are Injuries at a Work Event (Bonding Activity, Holiday Party, Happy Hour) Compensable?

Work events that happen outside the workplace can be a fun time to relax with your coworkers. However, accidents can happen anywhere and, if you suffer an injury at a workplace event, you need answers regarding compensation for your injuries. When accidents occur at employer-sponsored events, workers’ compensation laws become more complex. Discuss your injury […]

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Will Getting Elective Surgery Affect Your Workers’ Compensation Case?

Workers’ compensation insurance provides a way for employees to receive monetary support for on-the-job injuries and illnesses. California, like most states, requires employers to have workers’ compensation insurance, even if they only have one employee. Workers’ comp insurance pays for the costs of any work-related accidents. Sometimes, it can be tricky to determine when an […]

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Union Leaders and Others Who Have Fought for Workers’ Rights

The history of workers’ rights in the United States is long and grueling. It deals with unionization, social reform, equal rights, and other fights that are still going on today. While thousands of people helped shape the labor laws and practices the U.S. now has in place, a few key players come to mind in […]

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Do Workers with HIV Get Compensation?

The California workers’ compensation system provides benefits to all employees who suffer injuries or illnesses on the job. When it comes to the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), however, workers may have a harder time recovering compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, disabilities, and other damages. Here’s a look at occupationally-acquired HIV and the battles employees […]

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