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Can I Reopen A Workers Comp Case?
04.20.2023

Can I Reopen a Workers Comp Case?

In general, it is possible to reopen a workers’ compensation case, but it depends on the specific circumstances of the case and the laws in the injured workers’ jurisdiction. In some cases, an injured employee may be able to reopen their case if their condition has worsened or if they have experienced a new injury […]

How Do You Negotiate A Workers' Comp Settlement
03.27.2023

Negotiating a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Workers’ compensation claim settlements are agreements reached between an injured worker and their employer’s workers’ compensation insurance carrier. The settlements are designed to provide injured workers with compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and other expenses related to an on the job injury. In general, a workers’ compensation settlement can take two forms: a lump-sum […]

Can I sue My Employer For Not Reporting My Injury?
03.25.2023

Can I Sue My Employer For Not Reporting My Injury?

If you have been injured on the job and your employer has not reported your injury, you may have legal options. Generally, employers are required to report workplace injuries to the appropriate government agency or insurance company and to provide workers’ compensation benefits to any injured worker. In most cases, when an employee suffers a […]

Workers Compensation for Remote Workers
03.24.2023

Workers Compensation for Remote Workers

Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that provides benefits to employees who suffer injuries or illnesses as a result of their work related injury. The specifics of workers compensation laws vary by jurisdiction, but in general, they are designed to provide medical expenses, wage replacement, and other benefits to an injured worker or if […]

PRODUCT LIABILITY STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS
03.15.2023

Product Liability Statute Of Limitations

A product liability claim is a type of legal claim someone can make against a defective product that causes a personal injury or damage to personal property. Personal injury attorneys can help California consumers file a product liability claim for any personal injury they experience because of a defective product. California Product Liability Law California […]

Does Worker Comp Pay Lost Wages?
02.28.2023

Does Worker Comp Pay Lost Wages?

Wage Loss Compensation Wage loss compensation is a type of workers comp pay that a person can recover in a workers compensation lawsuit. It is intended to compensate the plaintiff for any income or earnings that they have lost as a result of a work related injury. Pay for lost wages is an important part […]

Unpaid overtime in California
02.22.2023

Unpaid Overtime in California

In California, wage and hour laws dictate that employers are generally required to pay their employees for all hours worked, including overtime hours. Overtime pay is generally required for any hours worked over 8 hours in a day or 40 hours in a week, and employees must be paid 1.5 times their regular hourly rate […]