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What if my workers' compensation claim was denied?

Imagine your workers' compensation claim was denied, but you're down and out and unable to work due to a broken leg resulting from an employment-related accident. You're convinced that you have the legal right to receive medical benefits and wage replacement benefits under the California workers' compensation system, but the insurance company disagrees.

Seasonal workers on California farms face serious risks at work

When people think about jobs that entail a higher than average risk of injury or death, they likely think of careers in construction or transportation. One career path that carries a higher level of risk without many people realizing it is agricultural work. California has a large number of farms, growing everything from avocados to grapes. Many times, these farms employ seasonal workers, who may travel from area to area or even across multiple states, following the planting and harvesting seasons.

Do you qualify for workers’ compensation coverage?

Workers' compensation claims are an important part of ensuring that workplace injury does not adversely affect either an employee or an employer. Unfortunately, not all individuals who work for someone else are actually covered by workers' compensation.

Avoiding back injuries in the workplace

One of the most common varieties of injury that workers suffer across many different job sectors are injuries to the back. These can occur in many different work environments, although they are often associated with manual labor jobs.

Understanding workers' compensation death benefits

When someone you depend on dies on the job, it is devastating. No one goes to work on a Wednesday and thinks to themselves "Well, this is it. No need to make plans for the weekend." Of course, losing a breadwinner in your household creates not only emotional burdens, but very real practical burdens.

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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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