How to calculate compensation benefits

If you are injured at work, you are entitled to receive compensation benefits. These benefits may include payments for lost wages, medical benefits, and, in some cases, permanent disability benefits. Calculating benefits in California can be complex. There are many factors to consider, such as the type of injury, the severity of the injury, and […]

Psychiatric injuries

Psychiatric injuries at work: How do we prove that they are caused by work? Work-related psychiatric injuries are compensable in California. This means that workers who suffer a psychiatric injury as a result of their work may be entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits. However, proving that a psychiatric injury is caused by work can […]

Dealing with post-traumatic stress after a work-related injury

Post-traumatic stress disorder (“PTSD”) is a condition that can result after having experienced or seen a traumatic incident. For injured workers, PTSD can be due to a variety of factors, such as the severity of the injury, the threat of death or serious injury, or the feeling of loss of control or uncertainty. PTSD can […]

Compensation claims and social networks

Social networks have become an integral part of our lives. We use them to communicate with friends and family, share news and information, and express ourselves creatively. However, social media can also be a double-edged sword for injured workers who want to file a compensation claim. If not used carefully, social media can harm your […]

What to do if you get hit at work?

Accidents at work are common and can cause a variety of injuries, from minor concussions to serious injuries. If you have received a blow at work, it is important that you take measures to protect your health and your rights. What causes an injury at work? A blow at work is a sudden impact that […]

Can I change doctors if I am injured at work?

If you have been injured at work, it is essential that you receive proper medical care. In California, you have the right to choose your own workers’ compensation doctor. However, there are some rules you must follow when changing doctors. When can I change doctors? In general, you can change doctors at any time as […]

Non-compensable injuries in California

Workers’ compensation is an insurance program that provides benefits to workers injured on the job. However, there are some injuries that are not covered by workers’ compensation.In California, non-compensable injuries are governed by Section 3600 of the Labor Code. This section states that the following injuries are not covered by workers’ compensation: If a worker […]

Burn injuries

Burn injuries are a common type of occupational injury that can cause pain, disability, and, in severe cases, even death. If you have suffered a burn at work, it is crucial that you understand your rights and the steps you must take to obtain the compensation you deserve. What to do? If you have been […]

Workers compensation fraud

Workers’ compensation is a system created to safeguard those brave workers who suffer injuries or illnesses in the workplace. If you have faced such a situation, don’t forget that you are entitled to receive benefits and support for your speedy recovery. However, there are people who try to take advantage of this system. Workers’ compensation […]

Temporary workers

If you are a temporary worker in California, you have the same rights as any other employee under the state’s workers’ compensation laws. This means that you are entitled to benefits if you are injured on the job, regardless of whether you are a direct employee of the company you work for or a subcontractor. […]