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What Is An IMR?

Posted on: June 4, 2016

An IMR is an appeal of a denial of medical treatment.  A workers compensation attorney can help you decide whether to file an IMR if your medical treatment has been denied. In workers compensation cases, an IMR is an abbreviation for “independent medical review.”   It is a way that an employee can request a review […] read more →


Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Posted on: June 3, 2016

A mobile phone retailer in Texas has been sued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) after revoking a retail sales job offer to a disabled person after learning the man was bound to a wheelchair. read more →


Lowe’s Settles Disability Discrimination Lawsuit for $8.6 Million

Posted on: May 27, 2016

Home improvement store Lowe's has agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) after a lawsuit alleged that Lowe's medical leave policies violated disability discrimination laws. read more →


Committing Workers Compensation Fraud – Not Worth It

Posted on: May 23, 2016

A Pomona woman was charged with a felony count of workers' compensation fraud and a count of attempted perjury after an investigation by the California Department of Insurance looked into her claims. read more →


What You Need to Know About New Overtime Rules

Posted on: May 20, 2016

New rules issued by the federal government could extend overtime pay eligibility to millions of workers. Right now, salaried workers with some managerial duties earning more than $23,660 can be denied overtime pay. Under the new rule, which takes effect in December, salaried workers will need to earn $47,500 before overtime pay can be denied. […] read more →


Do You Use E-Cigarettes? Be Aware of Malfunctions

Posted on: May 16, 2016

63-year-old Joseph Cavins of Irvine was using an electronic cigarette in his home when the device exploded, ejecting shrapnel in all directions and starting a fire. Some of the shrapnel struck Cavins in the face, breaking bones and catastrophically damaging his left eye. read more →


Discrimination on the Job

Posted on: May 13, 2016

Proctor & Gamble is being sued by a former cosmetics salesperson who worked for the company at a Dolce and Gabana makeup shop at Saks Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The employee is claiming she was fired after becoming pregnant. read more →


More Than 10,000 Serious Injuries Reported to OSHA in 2015

Posted on: May 10, 2016

In 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration began mandating the reporting of serious work injuries the resulted in hospitalization, amputation, or the loss of an eye. 10,388 incidents were reported. read more →


Bikers Against Child Abuse – Great Cause

Posted on: May 6, 2016

Bikers Against Child Abuse International (BACA) exists with the intent to create a safer environment for abused children. BACA members truly go above and beyond in order to make children more comfortable and feel supported as they deal with the terrible situation they have endured — which often includes sexual and physical abuse. read more →


Why Is My Workers’ Compensation Case Taking So Long?

Posted on: May 2, 2016

The workers' compensation process can be burdensome and lengthy, leading many injured workers to question why their attorneys are taking such a long time to conclude their case, blaming them for all the delays. Workers' compensation attorneys have the exact same frustrations as their clients. read more →


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