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19 Sep

How a Heart Attack Victim May Be Eligible for Workers’ Compensation

People who suffer heart attacks were often at risk because of genetic factors. Heart attacks can also be related to a bad diet and poor nutrition. However, it is possible to have a heart attack that was caused by a person’s job. If you suffered a heart…

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10 Sep

Workers’ Compensation for Fights on the Job

If you suffer an injury in the course of your job, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation. However, it all depends on how you suffer the injury. If it was during a fight, you may or may not be eligible. This is why it is so important to discuss…

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26 Aug

Strategies Workers’ Compensation Insurers May Use to Fight a Workers’ Comp Claim

Sometimes it is difficult to recover workers’ compensation benefits because the insurance company is actively trying to avoid paying. There are various strategies they may use to try to discredit you or downplay your injury to deny you benefits. The…

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12 Aug

Workers’ Compensation for Lung Problems Caused by Your Job

If you work in an environment that exposes you to gases, dust or fumes, you could develop respiratory problems. You should not ignore these issues and just accept them as part of your job. If a doctor can confirm your health problems were caused by your…

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07 Aug

Compensation Claims for Employees Driving a Company Vehicle

Most workers’ compensation claims involve injuries at the site where the employee works. However, is it possible to recover benefits if you were injured in a car accident if you may have been doing something for work? Below, learn more about these kinds…

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31 Jul

Why California Workers’ Compensation Benefits May Stop Being Paid

Have your temporary disability benefits stopped? Were you unable to get coverage for some of your medical bills? Workers’ compensation benefits usually are not paid forever. There are certain limitations on your benefits, and some of them are triggered…

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12 Jul

When Employees Might be Fired After Getting Hurt at Work

Your employer cannot fire you simply because you filed a workers’ compensation claim. That would be considered retaliation, which is against state and federal employment law. However, California basically allows employers to fire people at any time for…

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01 Jul

Workers’ Compensation for Injuries on Lunch or Breaks

A simple way to understand eligibility for workers’ compensation is this: if you get hurt while you are performing duties within the scope of your job, you should be able to access benefits. Things get more complicated when workers suffer injuries on…

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