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Did Your Workers’ Compensation Benefits Get Reduced or Eliminated Too Soon?

By Norman Homen | June 30, 2020

Each year, millions of Americans are injured on the job or exposed to an illness in the course of their job duties. As such, they may accrue expensive medical bills and be unable to go to work to pay their routine bills. For workers who have workers’ compensation benefits, accessing this financial should help alleviate…

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Does Workers Compensation Cover COVID-19?

By Norman Homen | June 8, 2020

Some people have been reporting to work throughout the entire pandemic, while others are adjusting to a recent return or are getting ready to go back. As California slowly reopens, many people have been wondering about their rights to workers’ compensation benefits if they contract COVID-19 due to workplace exposure. In May, Governor Gavin Newsome…

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Benefits for Job-Related Head Injuries

By Norman Homen | May 27, 2020

Work-related injuries can disrupt your life. You might need costly medical care, and many injured workers have to stay home and rest while they recover, resulting in financial strain. In some drastic situations, an injury might result in long-term disability. Workers’ compensation benefits exist to compensate workers for the costs of injuries on the job,…

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Governor Newsom Announces Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Workers who Contract COVID-19 During Stay at Home Order

By Norman Homen | May 6, 2020

Benefit will be available for diagnosed workers working outside their homes Presumption will be workers contracted the virus at work; employers will have chance to rebut Governor also signed executive order waiving penalties on property taxes for residents and small businesses experiencing economic hardship based on COVID-19; order also extends deadline for filing property tax…

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Can You Work Part-Time and Receive Disability Benefits?

By Norman Homen | April 22, 2020

The Social Security Administration (SSA) grants disability benefits to individuals who are deemed unable to work and support themselves due to certain disabling conditions. However, what if you are able to work part-time to supplement your disability benefits? Will that put your disability benefits at risk? The truth is that some people are able to…

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Can You File a Workers’ Compensation Claim if You Contracted COVID-19 on the Job?

By Norman Homen | April 3, 2020

Workers’ compensation not only provides benefits after job-related injuries, but also job-related illnesses. People who get sick because they are exposed to toxins at work are able to have their medical care covered and obtain partial wage replacement for missed work. During our current pandemic, it is expected that workers might wonder whether they can…

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Common Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Workers’ Compensation Case

By Norman Homen | March 28, 2019

It doesn’t matter what type of work you do or where there is always a risk of getting hurt on the job. If you have been injured on the job or have gotten sick from doing your job, you are probably wondering what steps you should take next. It’s understandable that you might want to…

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Don’t Wait too Long to File Your Disability Claim

By Norman Homen | February 20, 2019

Waiting too long to apply for benefits is one of the most common mistakes that people make regarding Social Security Disability. If you have a disability that prevents you from working full time or working at all, our Social Security lawyer in Orange advises that you act fast. Medical Information One problem with waiting too…

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When Will I Receive My Back Pay for Disability?

By Norman Homen | January 21, 2019

If you have recently received your first disability payment, you may be wondering when you will receive your back pay. During the application process, your lawyer may have mentioned back pay, but didn’t fully clarify to you what it was. Our Social Security lawyers in Fountain Valley want to help you understand back pay and…

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Different Between an Advocate and Social Security Attorney

By Norman Homen | December 11, 2018

When you are in the process of filing for Social Security, you are told that there are Social Security advocates available for free. At first, this is exciting news, legal help and for free! But, in reality, they are not as good as lawyers and they are focused on too many clients at once. Social…

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