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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.

What benefits should I receive from workers’ compensation?

When you suffer an injury on the job, your employer's workers' compensation policy is in place to cover many kinds of needs and expenses. However, your employer's insurance provider's primary concern is not your best interests or ultimate health and well-being.

A high-cervical nerve injury on a worksite changes everything

Each year, hundreds or even thousands of construction workers throughout California suffer serious injuries on the worksite. One of the most serious injuries that a worker might sustain is damage to the high-cervical nerves (HCNs), which can leave you without some or any functionality in your entire body. Whether your injury occurred when you slipped and fell, because a falling object struck you, or some other way, your injury can change your life indefinitely.

California Applicants Attorneys Association Avvo Rating Super Lawyers

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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