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  • Personal Injury

    The latest posts for Personal Injury are listed below.
    • Toxic Exposure and Workers’ Compensation Claims: What You Need to Know

      When we think of injuries that warrant workers’ compensation benefits, we tend to think of broken bones, back injuries, and severe lacerations sustained in accidents. For many, however, injuries and occupational illnesses come in an entirely different form. Exposure to toxic chemicals can result in serious conditions and injuries that could affect an individual for the rest of his or her life. If ...
    • Should I File a Workers' Comp or Personal Injury Case?

      If you have been injured in a work-related incident, you may be wondering whether it’s a good idea to file a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury case. The answer isn’t always as straightforward as it seems, as some situations could support filing for either one as opposed to one or the other. On this blog, we’ll take a look at when to file for each of these different types of injury ...
    • CA Wrongful Death Law: What You Need to Know

      When someone’s actions cause the death of another person, whether it’s an act of negligence or malice, surviving family members may file a wrongful death claim to recover compensation for their loss. In California, a wrongful death claim must be filed within two years of the date of the decedent's death. In a wrongful death case, the plaintiff must prove the existence of the following elements: A ...

    Social Security Disability

    The latest posts for Social Security Disability are listed below.
    • How the SSD Appeals Process Works

      The Social Security Administration receives a large number of applications every year, and as such they need to be diligent about which ones they accept and which ones they can deny. This system is far from perfect, and as such a legitimate claim may be denied thanks to a mistake or miscalculation, resulting in a denial of benefits that you may have significant need for. However, just because your ...

    Workers' Compensation

    The latest posts for Workers' Compensation are listed below.
    • Getting the Most Out of Your Workers’ Compensation Benefits

      If you were recently injured while performing your job duties, you need to begin the process of filing for workers’ compensation benefits, so you can comfortably recover from your injuries while you are taking time away from work. Oftentimes, people are unfamiliar with the complexities involved in such cases and make mistakes that reduce their ability to get the most out of these vital benefits. ...
    • Can I File a Lawsuit Against My Employer?

      The workers’ compensation system is designed to prevent workers from suing their employers for injuries sustained on the job. It is also designed to protect employees who might act negligently and inadvertently injure themselves while performing their job duties. As such, it is generally not possible for an injured worker to file a lawsuit against his or her employer for a workplace injury. Of ...
    • Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation for Repetitive Stress Injuries?

      Generally, when we think of workers’ compensation, we tend to think of accidents or one-time incidents that result in injuries. However, not all workplace injuries occur in a single event. Repetitive stress injuries develop over time and can be just as painful and challenging to recover from. If your job duties caused you to develop a repetitive stress injury, you might be eligible for workers’ ...
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