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How are Permanent Disability (PD) Benefits Determined in a California Workers’ Comp Claim in California?

Were you or a loved one seriously injured on the job in California? You may be entitled to permanent disability or PD benefits. These are a form of workers’ comp benefits that are reserved for people who have an injury or impairment that is so severe that a full recovery is not reasonably expected even […]

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How Common are Back Injuries at Work?

Did you or your family member sustain a back injury while on the job? You are not alone. Back injuries are among the most common workplace ailments—they account for nearly 20%of all work-related impairments. You have the right to file for workers’ comp for a back injury. In this article, our Fresno workerscompensation attorney provides an […]

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What Form Do I Use to Start the Worker’ Comp Claims Process in California?

Hurt on the job in Fresno, Fresno County, or elsewhere in the surrounding region in Central California? You have the right to file for workers’ comp benefits. This raises an important question: What form do you need to fill out to file for workers’ comp in California? The short answer is that the firm is referred to

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What is a Primary Treating Physician in a Workers’ Compensation Claim in California?

Were you hurt on the job in California? You have the right to seek immediate medical care from a qualified doctor. Your primary treating physician will play a key role in care. Indeed, it is this medical professional who is in charge of ensuring that you receive the proper care and that your treatment is […]

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California Will Teach High School Students About Workers’ Rights, Including Workplace Safety

According to a report from The Hustle, California legislators have passed a new law requiring all high schools to teach students about workers’ rights. Workplace safety is a big part of the new standards. Here, our Fresno workerscompensation attorney provides a more detailed overview of the new law and explains the basic workers’ comp rights that employees […]

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Hurt on the Job in California? Four Key Things to Know About Third-Party Liability Claims

In California, your employer has a duty to provide no-fault workerscompensation coverage. You can obtain workers’ comp benefits without proving that your employer was “at fault” for your accident. However, you cannot file a personal injury claim against your employer for a job-related accident. That being said, you can sue a negligent third party, […]

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Countertop Workers in Southern California Developed Serious Illnesses

According to a report from the Los Angeles Times, dozens of workers who cut countertops in Southern California have developed a severe, incurable disease called silicosis. Silicosis is a progressive lung disease caused by inhaling silica dust, leading to inflammation and scarring of the lung tissue and resulting in symptoms such as shortness of breath, cough,

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California Appeals Court Ruling Limits WCAB Appeal to Delay Workers’ Comp Decisions

According to a report from Bloomberg Law, a California appeals court has issued an opinion that could, potentially, reduce workers’ comp delays for some claimants. On August 1, 2023, the California Second District Court of Appeal ruled in favor of an injured worker in the case of Earley v. Workers’ Comp. Appeals Bd. Here, our Fresno work injury lawyer provides an […]

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Worker Killed in Accident at Manufacturing Facility in Northern California 

According to a report from Fox 40, a worker was killed in an accident at a manufacturing facility in Northern California. The tragic incident occurred at a facility operated by Hogan Mfg., Inc. in San Joaquin County. Workplace safety remains a serious concern in California. Here, our Fresno workers’ comp lawyer explains what we know about this case

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