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What Types of Workers’ Compensation Settlements are There? 

By Norman Homen | August 8, 2022

Victims of work-related accidents might be in a position to file a claim for various workers’ compensation benefits. As part of their claim, they could recover compensation for their medical treatment, a portion of their lost wages, and permanency. If benefits will need to continue for a long period of time, the insurance company might…

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Working after a Workers’ Comp Injury 

By Norman Homen | August 1, 2022

Individuals who suffer injuries while they are on the job often need extensive medical treatment. The medical treatment that an accident victim receives, as well as the recovery time, will depend upon the severity of their injuries. After suffering an on-the-job injury, continuing working – or returning to your job properly and safely – can…

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Who Is Most Likely To Be Injured At Work?

By Norman Homen | July 25, 2022

According to data from the reputable Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 2.7 million non-fatal injuries were reported by private industry employees in 2020. If you ever wondered in which profession people are most likely to become injured, you have come to the right place. In our article, we will look at who is most likely…

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Can You Work While on Workers’ Compensation?

By Norman Homen | July 17, 2022

Many people often ask, can you work while on workers’ compensation? After all, if you are being paid because your injuries mean you cannot work, you might naturally believe that you are not allowed to. However, given that you are not receiving your full salary while receiving workers’ compensation benefits, you may not feel that…

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Workers’ Compensation: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

By Norman Homen | July 8, 2022

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a crippling and debilitating condition that can keep people from functioning normally. This includes being able to get up and go to work every day and perform their job. Depending on the circumstances, they may be able to qualify for workers’ compensation that could cover their lost wages and the…

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How Do I Return to Work after an Injury?

By Norman Homen | July 1, 2022

An injury that you suffer while on the job can leave you in severe pain and in need of medical treatment and rehabilitation. By getting the treatment you need as soon as possible after your injury, you increase the likelihood of returning to work in a timely manner and avoiding financial losses. If you suffered…

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After You Get Hurt on the Job

By Norman Homen | June 27, 2022

If you’ve been hurt on the job, whether through an accident, exposure to toxic chemicals, or repetitive motion injury, you may be unsure about what to do next. How do you make sure that you receive proper compensation? In California, workplace injuries are covered under the workers’ compensation system. Employers are required to pay into…

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What Happens if My Claim is Denied?

By Norman Homen | June 19, 2022

Learning that your workers’ compensation claim has been denied can bring about many worries and emotions. How will you pay your bills? Can you afford the medical care you need? Will you be able to return to work? It’s imperative to know that just because the claims adjuster denied your claim doesn’t mean you have…

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What Happens Once My Claim is Accepted?

By Norman Homen | June 6, 2022

Workplace injuries, including overuse injuries and illnesses, occur every day in California. They can leave many employees wondering how they will recover from their injuries or pay their bills. Thankfully, many injured employees are covered by the California workers’ compensation system. Waiting to find out if your workers’ comp claim has been accepted can be…

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Glossary of workers’ compensation terms

By Norman Homen | May 31, 2022

Below are some brief explanations of common terms in the workers’ compensation process. If you have specific questions or concerns, consult with a California workers’ compensation attorney directly. California Code – This is the body of law in California that provides the right to workers’ compensation benefits and sets out the requirements for eligibility and…

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