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Can I Be Compensated for Psychiatric Work Injuries?

Posted on: November 11, 2016

If you suffer a mental health injury from your work, you may be entitled to receive California workers’ compensation. Most people experience some level of stress or anxiety about their jobs.  That is fairly typical.  However, if something occurs at your job that leads to a psychiatric diagnosis — and you can demonstrate that it […] read more →


What Is A Hostile Work Environment?

Posted on: November 7, 2016

In order for a work environment to be considered hostile, the actions of your fellow workers must be severe — and based on something about you that is protected by law. Many employees have heard the term “ hostile work environment” through TV shows, newspapers or other forms of pop culture.  But what exactly does […] read more →


Did Wells Fargo Wrongfully Terminate Employees?

Posted on: November 3, 2016

Wells Fargo is back in the news for a lawsuit alleging that the banking giant fired employees who wouldn’t create fake accounts. Recently, banking firm Wells Fargo made national news when it was fined millions of dollars for a practice of employees creating fraudulent accounts and then charging customers fees for accounts that they did […] read more →


How You Can Protect Your Loved Ones From Elder Abuse

Posted on: October 27, 2016

Moving a family member to a nursing home may be necessary for their health and safety.  Read on to learn how you can take steps to protect them from being abused or exploited. For many families, moving a beloved parent, aunt, uncle or grandparent to a nursing home or long-term care facility is necessary to […] read more →


Repetitive Motion Injuries in Workers’ Compensation Cases

Posted on: October 24, 2016

Many workers’ compensation cases do not involve traumatic accidents, but injuries that have developed over time due to repeating the same action. When most people think of a workers’ compensation case, they think of a major injury: a forklift runs over a person’s foot, a chemical burn disfigures a worker’s face, or a machine severs […] read more →


What Are My Chances of Being Approved for SSD?

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Predicting whether you will be approved for disability benefits is incredibly difficult, but certain factors can increase the likelihood that your claim will not be denied. If you are unable to work due to an injury or debilitating condition, you are likely wondering whether you will be able to obtain federal disability benefits.  This is […] read more →


How To File A Discrimination Case in California

Posted on: October 5, 2016

If you believe that you have been discriminated against by your employer, learn more about how you can file a California discrimination case. If you have been discriminated against at work, you may think that filing a lawsuit against your employer is the first step in seeking a remedy. But in California, you actually cannot […] read more →


What Is At-Will Employment?

Posted on: October 2, 2016

At-will employment means that you can be fired for almost any reason, as long as it isn’t illegal. Both California and Arizona, like most states, are “at-will” employment states.  While this is a common term, many people are confused about what this actually means.  If you are an at-will employee, how does this impact your […] read more →


What Injuries Are Covered By Workers’ Compensation?

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Injuries that are related to work are eligible for coverage under the workers’ compensation system.  But what injuries count as work-related under California law? Workers’ compensation is a system design to make sure that employees who are injured on the job are compensated for their injuries.  In some cases, the connection between the injury and […] read more →


Are LGBTQ Employees Protected From Discrimination?

Posted on: September 17, 2016

While not all federal courts agree, the EEOC treats sexual orientation discrimination as illegal.  If you have been discriminated against because you are lesbian, gay or bisexual, you may have a viable claim against your employer. More than ever before, gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Americans are broadly accepted and feel comfortable being […] read more →


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