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Workers Compensation

22 Nov

Am I Eligible for Workers' Comp Benefits?

Employers in California are required by law to provide workers’ compensation benefits to any worker that gets injured on the job. For example, if an employee gets his hand caught in heavy machinery and is injured, they could receive compensation for medical…

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09 Nov

Can I Be Fired While Receiving Workers' Compensation?

When you’re injured at your job, workers’ compensation is meant to be a parachute, supplying medical care, temporary or permanent disability benefits, and supplemental job displacement assistance. While you do have legal rights and protections under California…

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20 Sep

Reasons Employers Dispute Workers' Comp Claims

As an injured employee, it is important that you receive compensation for your injuries to support you and your family while you are recovering. It is possible, however, that your workers’ compensation claim may be disputed by your employer. Here are…

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06 Sep

Common Workplace Injuries

Workers are at risk of a number of workplace injuries. Even the safest work environments can still be subject to accidents, and the resulting injuries can vary greatly. Here are the top ten most common work-related injuries. 10. Workplace Violence Disputes…

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31 Aug

Can My Hours Be Cut After Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim?

In California, and most other states, it’s illegal for your employer to retaliate against you for filing a workers’ compensation claim. If you were injured at work and filed a workers’ comp claim, your employer can’t discipline, fire, threaten to fire,…

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10 Aug

Can I Be Laid Off if I’m on Workers’ Comp Leave?

State law prohibits an employer from retaliating against you if you’re on workers’ compensation leave. Furthermore, it is illegal for you to be fired because you were injured on the job. If an employer does retaliate or discriminate against you while…

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26 Jul

Common Work Injuries for Nurses & Healthcare Workers

There is no question that working in the healthcare field is challenging. Workers are subject to long hours, high levels of stress, and physical exertion in the course of their work. Healthcare workers such as nurses, home care aides, and orderlies, are…

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10 Jul

Things to Consider Before Settling Your Workers' Comp Claim

If you have been injured at work and have filed a workers’ comp claim, you will most likely have to handle the process of negotiating with the insurance company that is handling your claim. They may offer you a lump sum of compensation, but before accepting,…

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22 Jun

How Fatigue Can Lead to Workplace Injuries

Many people are not aware of the fact that fatigue is a serious safety issues, particularly in the workplace. While most people are aware that June is National Safety Month, many people forget that one’s physical state is dependent on his or her energy…

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09 Jun

5 Tips for a Preventing Workplace Injuries

Workplace injuries and fatalities are sadly now more common than ever, despite the fact they are preventable in nature. According to the National Safety Council, more than 13 people per died while doing their jobs in 2014. Since June is National Safety…

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