Can I be Fired for a Workers’ Comp Claim?
If your employer has indicated that it will not have a place for you to work after you recover from a work accident or you are considering quitting, talk to an experienced workers’ compensation attorney in Los Angeles first.
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Can I be Fired for a Workers’ Comp Claim?
13 Apr 2018 | William J. Kropach
The workers’ compensation system in California is designed to benefit workers who have been injured while performing their duties as an employee. When it works properly, it offers a quick way for workers to receive medical benefits and lost wages while they recover from their injury. However, some claims can take a significant amount of … READ MORE
Every company seems to be in a fierce competition in their business nowadays. While aspiring to be better than your competitors can obviously help a company balloon its profits, being under constant pressure and working in a fast-paced work environment can take a toll on employees’ physical and mental health. “Wait, but why are we … READ MORE
Once upon a time, Hollywood movies, senior executives and people in general thought it was cool to smoke. You could not watch a movie, turn on your TV, or read a newspaper without seeing at least one celebrity smoking, or reading an advert for cigarettes, cigars, or other tobacco products. Of course, we now know … READ MORE
That is sure to be one of the questions investigators are seeking answers to, after three YouTube employees were injured by a female shooter when she opened fire on their San Bruno, California campus at lunchtime on April 3. Nasim Najafi Aghdam, who turned the gun on herself after her spree, is believed to have … READ MORE
Most of the time, when people talk about on-the-job injuries, they only discuss workplace injuries caused by the employer, the injured employee, or by accident, but never about on-the-job injuries caused by another employee. What happens if you get injured by a coworker in Los Angeles or elsewhere in California? Who should be held liable … READ MORE
You may be surprised, but your sleep struggles, insomnia and toss-and-turning can be compensable under California’s workers’ compensation laws. Find out how to receive workers’ comp benefits for your work-related sleep disorders. The vast majority of workers in Los Angeles and elsewhere in California may not realize this, but if the quality of your sleep … READ MORE
We all have experienced stress multiple times in our lives. Even the toughest of us have. Some have to cope with stress only a few times throughout their lives, while others have to deal with it on a daily basis. Work as well as commuting may be the most common stressors in Encino and all … READ MORE
Although opioids remain the most commonly prescribed drug in workers’ compensation treatments, its usage has dwindled significantly over the past decade, a new study finds. California government’s efforts to decrease the usage of opioids in treatments of injured workers across the state are paying off, as the California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) finds that opioid … READ MORE
“Wait for what? Seeking workers’ compensation for stress-related injuries caused by your work? Is this even possible?” you may wonder. The mere notion of workplace stress-related injuries being compensable under California workers’ compensation laws may seem absurd, but filing a workers’ comp claim to obtain benefits from your employer might actually be a good idea. … READ MORE
Worker’s compensation can be a godsend for those who are unable to work due to a work-related illness or injury but, as with many other schemes, there are always a few dishonest claimants giving the rest of us a bad name. While the clear majority of worker’s compensation claims are filed by genuine individuals, people … READ MORE