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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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Offered a Light Duty Position by an Employer After a Work Injury? It Must Meet These Four Requirements

A work injury can result in a serious, long-term physical or mental impairment. In some cases, injured workers may not be ready to return to their previous position. An employer offers a worker a suitable “light duty” position. Light duty work is defined broadly as some form of adjusted work that a person can safely …

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California Workers’ Comp: Who Decides if I am Ready to Return to Work?

Following a workplace accident, most people want to get healed up and back to the job as soon as possible. Of course, rushing back before you are physically ready to return to work could be a major mistake. You need to take the time that is necessary to make sure that you are healthy enough …

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