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Worker Killed on the Job in Fresno County (Electrocution)

According to a report from ABC 30, a man was killed on the job in a tragic workplace accident in Fresno County. He was electrocuted while working near utility lines on a raised platform. Here, our Fresno workerscompensation attorneyexplains what we know about this case and discusses the risks associated with workplace electrocutions.  Workplace Electrocution Incident

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Returning to Work After an Accident in Fresno: The Three Main Paths and Your Rights as a Worker 

Accidents happen in the workplace. The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) reports that 161,860 workers missed time on the job due to work-related injuries or illnesses in 2020 alone. Workerscompensation insurance coverage helps to ensure that people who were hurt on the job have the financial resources that they need to pay for medical care

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Are Truck Drivers Covered by Workers’ Comp Insurance in California?

Trucking is a vital industry. More than three-quarters of the nation’s total freight volume is transported by large commercial trucks. Further, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), reports that the trucking industry supports more than 700,000 jobs in California. Of course, as with any industry, accidents and injuries can happen.  This raises an important question: Are truckers

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Four Reasons to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney in Fresno

According to data collected and published by the California Department of Industrial Relations, approximately half a million workers are injured on the job in the state each year. Thankfully, most of these injuries are relatively minor. If a workers’ comp claim is required, an employee may even be able to handle all of the paperwork on

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What Injured Workers Should Know About ‘Serious and Willful’ Misconduct Claims in California

In California, people hurt on the job have a right to pursue benefits by bringing a workers’ comp claim. Workers’ comp is an exclusive legal remedy, meaning you are prevented from filing a personal injury lawsuit against your employer. However, under California Labor Code § 4553, injured employees may be additional to compensation if their accident

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