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How Much of My Work Injury Settlement Amount Can I Keep?

Posted by Emily Ruby | Sep 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you have a work injury claim because you suffered an injury on the job, you may have an arduous road ahead of you to make sure your case is resolved in a manner that is advantageous to you. Once you get an award of benefits or a settlement with your employer's insurance company, other parties ...

Getting a Fair Amount from your Work Injury Settlement

Posted by Emily Ruby | Sep 16, 2021 | 0 Comments

If an on-the-job injury has left you injured and disabled, you may be eligible to receive permanent disability benefits from your employer's workers' comp insurer. If you accept the amount the insurance company has decided to pay you, then you will receive weekly checks for a certain period of ...

Are You Eligible for Workers’ Comp Benefits?

Posted by Emily Ruby | Sep 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you were injured on the job, you may be entitled to receive workers' compensation benefits, which typically cover medical expenses and a portion of lost income. Under California's labor laws, you are entitled to receive workers' compensation benefits regardless of who was at fault for the in...

California Workers Compensation: Worker Rights

Posted by Emily Ruby | Sep 07, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you have been injured on the job in California, it is important to remember that you have legal rights. California has what is known as a no-fault workers' compensation system – one that aims to benefit both employees and employers. Under this system, workers cannot sue their employers in co...

Workers' Compensation Benefits: Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Emily Ruby | Aug 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you have been injured in a workplace accident, you may have a number of questions about how you can seek compensation to cover medical expenses, lost earnings and other losses. Our work injury lawyers represent injured workers in third-party lawsuits, which are typically worth much more tha...

How a Good Work Injury Lawyer Can Help Your Case

Posted by Emily Ruby | Aug 09, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you have been injured on the job, you may be able to receive compensation for your damages and losses. In California, you will be able to receive some compensation for your losses by filing a workers' comp claim. However, it is important to understand that workers' compensation benefits may ...

Steps to Take After a Construction Site Injury

Posted by Emily Ruby | Jul 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Workers who are injured in construction accidents tend to suffer life-changing injuries or disabilities that could leave them unable to work for an extended period of time. The steps you take after a construction accident can be absolutely crucial in terms of determining the amount of compensatio...

What You Need to Know About Scaffolding Regulations 

Posted by Emily Ruby | Jun 08, 2021 | 0 Comments

Most construction workers use scaffolds at some point and scaffolding represents a serious safety hazard for workers. A scaffold that is not properly assembled or constructed, or scaffolding that does not meet specific safety regulations is at a higher risk of collapsing or causing a worker injur...

What is the OSHA Standard for Scaffolding?

Posted by Emily Ruby | Jun 04, 2021 | 0 Comments

Scaffolding is ubiquitous in construction sites. According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an estimated 2.3 million construction workers, or 65% of the construction industry, work on scaffolds. Protecting these workers from scaffold-related accidents could help p...

New Study Finds Injured Workers Are Not Recovering

Posted by Emily Ruby | Apr 29, 2021 | 0 Comments

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan shows that while nearly six in ten U.S. workers who have been hospitalized for an injury return to their jobs, they continue to struggle financially and physically. According to a report on HealthDay News, investigators looked a...

Construction Worker Deaths Increased 41% in Nine Years

Posted by Emily Ruby | Apr 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

The number of construction workers who have been fatally injured on the job has reached its highest level in at least nine years in 2019. According to a new report from the Center for Construction Training and Research, a nonprofit that aims to reduce injuries and fatalities in the construction...

How Does a Construction Accident Lawyer Help?

Posted by Emily Ruby | Apr 09, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you have been involved in a construction site accident, you have likely suffered injuries that require medical treatment and time off work. Such injuries not only pose physical and emotional challenges for victims and their families, but also create significant financial burdens for them. If...

California Workers Compensation Laws Explained

Posted by Emily Ruby | Apr 01, 2021 | 0 Comments

California's workers' compensation laws focus on injuries and illnesses suffered by individuals during the course of their employment. The state requires employers who have 15 or more workers to purchase workers' compensation insurance. This is a no-fault insurance that reimburses workers for med...

Can I Sue My Employer After a Work Injury?

Posted by Emily Ruby | Mar 05, 2021 | 0 Comments

  If you suffer a work-related injury, generally speaking, you are prohibited from filing a lawsuit against your employer. This is primarily because of California's workers' compensation system, which exists to benefit both employers and employees. Because injured employees are covered under t...

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