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Why would a workers' compensation claim in California fail?

It is safe to say that most workers in California find comfort in knowing that workers' compensation benefits are available after a workplace accident. However, just because an employer complies with the law to provide workers' compensation coverage does not necessarily guarantee that a claim will succeed.

Filing a successful workers' compensation claim in California

Suffering an injury on the job changes your life in many ways. It can take you away from your job and your income and it can lead to expensive medical bills. In severe cases, a work accident can result in temporary or permanent disability or even death.

Workplace accidents involving taxi and ride share drivers

Taxi drivers in California can make enough money to provide their families with a good life, as can rideshare drivers. It is a fast-paced industry that is growing quickly across the nation as more people choose not to own personal vehicles. The earning capacity of such employment is seductive, but these drivers must understand that they may not have full protection when workplace accidents occur.

Does the construction industry expose workers to toxins?

Toxic or hazardous substances are often a factor in many industries, and the field of construction is certainly no exception. Unfortunately, many construction workers are not aware of the toxic dangers associated with the construction industry. As you might expect, exposure to such substances result in many unforeseen construction workers' accidents and/or injuries.

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Making a false or fraudulent workers’ compensation claim is a felony subject to 5 years in prison or up to $50,000 or double the value of the fraud, whichever is greater, or by both imprisonment and fine.

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