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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.
    • The Dangers of Returning to Work Too Early After a Workers’ Comp Injury

      Oftentimes, employers want to get their injured employees back to work as soon as possible. Unfortunately, this is generally not in the best interests of the employee for numerous reasons. If you sustained an injury while performing your job duties, it is important to wait until you are fully healed and ready to take on the demands of your job without harming your physical wellbeing or creating ...
    • How to Prepare for Your Workers’ Compensation Hearing

      If your workers’ compensation claim is being disputed, you might require a formal hearing before a workers’ compensation judge to fight for the benefits you deserve. During your workers’ compensation hearing, a judge will review the evidence in your case and make a decision to award or deny you the benefits you are seeking. It is critical that you are properly prepared for this hearing and ...
    • What Happens if I am Involved in a Car Accident While Performing My Job Duties

      For many of us, work is not only performed in an office or other worksite. Many occupations require employees to drive as part of their work duties. So what happens when a worker gets injured in an accident while on the road? If you were recently involved in a motor vehicle accident while performing your work duties, you might be wondering what to expect next and if workers’ compensation benefits ...
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