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How to Settle a Workers’ Compensation Dispute

Posted on: March 23, 2021

As a no-fault workers’ comp state, California makes the claims process relatively easy. The system is based on the legal principle that employees that suffer work-related injuries qualify to receive compensation without first having to prove negligence on the part of employers. However, there are instances in which an employer’s insurance company denies all or […] read more →


The Most Common Types of Work-Related Injuries

Posted on: March 22, 2021

Workers’ compensation covers medical bills and lost wages for most work-related injuries. The work-related injuries not covered by workers’ compensation include incidents that involve reckless horseplay, self-inflicted wounds, and drugs/and or alcohol. According to the United States Department of Labor, here are the most common types of work-related injuries. Overexertion It is not surprising to […] read more →


Most Common Types of Workers’ Compensation Claims

Posted on: March 19, 2021

Workplace injuries happen in every industry, from a slip and fall at a restaurant to a serious burn suffered at a manufacturing plant. According to the most recent data compiled by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, private sector employers reported nearly three million nonfatal work-related injuries per year, which translates into 2.9 work-related […] read more →


Benefits Available to Injured Workers

Posted on: March 17, 2021

Workers’ compensation and personal injury cases share a few similarities, such as providing financial assistance for paying medical bills. However, for the most part, workers’ comp does not work the same way as personal injury cases do because the financial assistance also covers work-related financial matters. Designed to help an injured employee recover, workers’ compensation […] read more →


How and When to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim in California

Posted on: March 12, 2021

According to the California Workers’ Compensation Act, employees working in the Golden State have the right to seek financial benefits if they suffer an illness or an injury while on the job. If you are dealing with a work-related illness or injury, you need to know how and when to file a workers’ compensation claim […] read more →


Seeking Medical Treatment for a Work-Related Injury

Posted on: January 29, 2021

You suffered an injury at work and you have followed the correct procedure for reporting the injury to your employer. Now, you have to get the injuries checked out by a physician, preferably the medical professional who monitors your health. To maximize your workers’ compensation benefits, you have to know what to do when seeking […] read more →


6 Federal Laws That Protect American Workers

Posted on: January 25, 2021

Once upon a time in America, workers got the raw end of the deal when it came to labor laws. Employers had their way with safety, benefits, and promotion issues. As the push for employee rights gained momentum, the United States Congress began reforming labor laws by passing legislation that was much more worker-friendly. In […] read more →


Differences Between Workers’ Comp and Disability Insurance

Posted on: January 19, 2021

One type of safety net program covers injuries and illnesses at work, while the second type of safety net program covers injuries and illnesses that happen at work or outside of work. Welcome to the differences between workers’ comp and disability insurance. An Overview of Workers’ Compensation Workers’ compensation represents a form of insurance that […] read more →


What Employees Need to Know About the CFRA

Posted on: January 15, 2021

You might have heard about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which defines the legal obligations of employers and the legal rights of employees when it comes to family leave issues. California has enacted a similar family leave law called the California Family Rights Act (CFRA) that includes many of the same provisions of […] read more →


What You Need to Know About the Family and Medical Leave Act

Posted on: January 11, 2021

Having to deal with health issues is one of life’s most stressful events. Not far behind is having to deal with a major change for the worse in the health of a close family member. Although most employers offer workers some kind of sick leave policy, the same cannot be said for a policy that […] read more →


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