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Workers’ Compensation When Working From Home

In California, all employers with one or more employees must carry workers’ compensation insurance. The state’s workers’ compensation system enables all injured or ill employees to obtain financial benefits without the burden of proof. An employee can receive compensation for medical bills and some lost wages with almost no questions asked. Thousands of residents in […]

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What Is a Supplemental Job Displacement Voucher?

In the state of California, after an employee suffers on-the-job injuries it is up to the discretion of a doctor to determine if the worker requires any work restrictions or accommodations to return to work. The employer must consider these restrictions if the employee returns to work. In some cases, the employee is unable to […]

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What Is the Workers’ Compensation Medical Disclosure Act?

Workers’ compensation insurance is there to benefit workers injured on the job, but it can be complex and difficult to understand. This is especially true when your employer’s insurance company denies your claim. The intent of workers’ compensation laws is to support workers, but the job of an insurance company claims adjuster is to protect […]

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Understanding Labor Code 4850

California enacted Labor Code 4850 to benefit law enforcement officers, firefighters and other public safety/service employees in the event they suffer an injury while performing their duties. The labor code allows these workers to receive their full salaries for no more than one year within a five-year period from the date an on-the-job injury. The […]

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Can You Cancel a Workers Comp Claim?

Suffering an injury in the workplace can be damaging to your body and to your pocketbook. Luckily, California offers safety nets in the form of workers’ compensation to help you pay for your injuries and collect wages even after you take leave from work. However, not everyone wants to see workers’ compensation claims to the […]

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Will a Workers’ Compensation Settlement Pay Me for My Pain & Suffering?

The California workers’ compensation system gives injured employees a way to obtain financial benefits to cover their medical bills and lost wages without needing to go to trial or prove anyone else’s fault. Workers’ comp provides coverage for employment-related injuries and illnesses, no matter who was at fault for the incident. Workers’ compensation may be […]

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Does Having a Pre-Existing Condition Affect My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

If you suffer an injury or illness due to your job, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation. These benefits provide funding for medical expenses and lost income while you recover from your condition. However, you must satisfy a series of eligibility requirements to qualify for workers’ compensation. If you have a pre-existing illness or […]

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What Mental Health Issues Fall Under Workers’ Compensation?

You may suffer injuries at work due to faulty equipment, a slip and fall, or another physical act. When this happens, workers’ compensation covers expenses for your treatment and allows you time to recover. States cover different injuries and illnesses based on their unique compensation systems. A physical injury does not always cause our ailments, […]

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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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