workers compensation retaliation

Workers’ Compensation Retaliation

Employees sustain injuries while performing their work duties all the time. Fortunately, the California Division of Workers’ Compensation exists to ensure that these injured employees …

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construction injuries

Common Construction Injuries in California

Workers at construction sites receive a large number of protections, yet they still experience accidents and injuries for a multitude of reasons. Even though construction …

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What’s the Average Workers’ Comp Back Injury Settlement?

What’s the Average Workers’ Comp Back Injury Settlement?

Are you in pain due to a back injury you got while on the job? You’re not alone. In fact, back injuries are the most …

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11 Reasons You Need a California Workers’ Comp Lawyer

11 Reasons You Need a California Workers’ Comp Lawyer

The workers’ compensation process is designed to protect the injured worker, and to be easy to navigate. If your employer or insurance company does not …

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Personal Injury at the Workplace

Personal Injury at the Workplace

After a work-related accident, an employee may encounter an instance in which they can file both a workers’ compensation claim and a claim for personal injury at …

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Workers’ Comp Settlement For Herniated Disc

Workers’ Comp Settlement For Herniated Disc

A workers’ compensation settlement, or workers’ comp, is a type of agreement set in place for when a workplace injury occurs. Any employer with more …

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Head Injury Compensation Guide

Head Injury Compensation Guide

There are many ways we can injure our heads. Head injuries can be as simple as minor bruising and skin lacerations. On the more serious …

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Workers’ Comp Drug Test: What Happens If You Fail?

Workers’ Comp Drug Test: What Happens If You Fail?

If you get hurt while on the job, a type of insurance coverage called workers’ compensation will be available to you. It’s put in place …

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Is Workers Comp Taxable?

Is Workers Comp Taxable?

If you got hurt in a work-related accident, odds are that you have workers’ compensation insurance. In fact, any business or operation that employs at …

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How to Choose the Right Lawyer For Your Legal Needs

How to Choose the Right Lawyer For Your Legal Needs

With so many television commercials, billboards, online ads for attorneys, how do you decide which lawyer to hire? Do you choose an attorney from the …

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Surveillance Video: From the Perspective of a Former Private Investigator

How Do People Get Caught Violating Workers’ Comp?

Have you ever wondered how people get caught violating their restrictions while on workers’ compensation? I have seen shows like Dateline, and 20/20 and wondered, …

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Non-MPN Medical Reports Are Admissible

Non-MPN Medical Reports Are Admissible

On November 14, 2013, the California Supreme Court ruled that medical reports from physicians outside of the employer’s medical provider network obtained by the employee …

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Specific Injuries Versus Cumulative Trauma Injuries

Specific Injuries Versus Cumulative Trauma Injuries

Generally, there are two types of work-place injuries. A work-place injury is referred to as a specific injury or cumulative trauma. Sometimes an injured worker …

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