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Uninsured Employers

Uninsured Employers If you are an employer it is illegal to not have workers compensation insurance. It does not matter if you have one employee or if you have 1,000 employees. Workers Compensation is a requirement for employers of all sizes and types. When you get injured on the job, you report your injury to…

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NFL Players Entitled to Workers Compensation

NFL Players Entitled to Workers Compensation In order to be eligible to recover workers compensation benefits, you have to prove that the injury arose from your employment and occurred during the course of your employment (“AOE/COE”). The injury can be either specific injury or cumulative trauma injury. A specific injury is one that occurs on…

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Future medical care in workers compensation cases

Future medical care in workers compensation cases When you get injured on the job, you may sustain a serious injury which requires medical attention for the remainder of your lifetime. It is very important that you are adequately compensated for the amount of future medical attention you will require so that you don’t pay out…

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Permanent disability benefits in workers compensation

Permanent disability benefits in workers compensation When you sustain an injury at work, the injury can be either temporary or permanent. In workers compensation, you are able to receive medical treatment even if your condition is temporary. When your condition has reached maximum medical improvement, your physician will release you. If you no longer have…

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Reporting a Work Accident and Starting a Workers Compensation Case

After getting injured at work, a lot of employees are confused, scared and are not sure what they should do. A lot of employees are scared that if they are reporting a work accident to their employer, that their job may be at danger. Under Labor Code 132A, it is illegal for an employer to…

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What to expect at a Workers Compensation Hearing

What to expect at a Workers Compensation Hearing Often times, issues arise in a workers compensation case that requires judicial intervention. Most issues in a case are resolved amongst the parties, but sometimes a judge is needed to make decisions on certain issues. When a party wants a hearing, they file a Declaration of Readiness…

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